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Day-Off Camp: Winter Skills & Survival

What to do when the kids are off, but you’re not!

For ages 5-12 

What does it take to survive in the cold of winter?  Where can we find food?  Where can we find shelter?  How can we keep warm?  From fires to forts to foraging, study the habits of native wildlife to learn their secrets to surviving harsh winter weather.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle and weather appropriate clothing.

Schedule

Camps run 8:00 – 3:00 pm.  Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $15/day.

Registration

Members: $52 | Non-members: $62

Programs with a field trip may include an additional fee.  Pre-registration is required.

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Day-Off Camp: Campfire Cooking

What to do when the kids are off, but you’re not!

For ages 5-12 

Learn about the importance of fire on a cold winter day.  Fire is useful for light, warmth, cooking, and water purification.  Learn how to make fire in a damp winter, and then hike to find edibles to cook on our fire.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle and weather appropriate clothing.

Schedule

Camps run 8:00 – 3:00 pm.  Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $15/day.

Registration

Members: $52 | Non-members: $62

Programs with a field trip may include an additional fee.  Pre-registration is required.

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Day-Off Camp: Animal Detectives

What to do when the kids are off, but you’re not!

For ages 5-12 

Where do animals go in the winter?  Where do they find food, water, and shelter?  We’ll explore the grounds and look for signs of life in the harsh winter climate.  Then, we will follow in the footsteps of our animal friends and build our own winter shelters.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle and weather appropriate clothing.

Schedule

Camps run 8:00 – 3:00 pm.  Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $15/day.

Registration

Members: $52 | Non-members: $62

Register nowPrograms with a field trip may include an additional fee.  Pre-registration is required.

 

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Day-Off Camp: Winter Break Camp

What to do when the kids are off, but you’re not!

Winter Break Camp

Tuesday-Friday, December 26-29, 2017

Spend winter break in the outdoors, exploring our forest, climbing trees and rocks, tracking winter animals, making primitive shelters, even experimenting with snow and ice.  Sign up for one adventurous day or the whole week.

For ages 5-12 

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle and weather appropriate clothing.

Schedule

Camps run 8:00 – 3:00 pm.  Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $15/day.

Registration

Members: $52 | Non-members: $62

Programs with a field trip may include an additional fee.  Pre-registration is required.

 

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Day-Off Camp: Fall Colors

What to do when the kids are off, but you’re not!

For ages 5-12 

The beautiful fall colors have returned.  Let’s take to the trails and collect the leaves and seeds of the season.  We will imprint, color, and press them into our very own nature journals.  How many varieties of colors and shapes will you be able to find?

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle and weather appropriate clothing.

Schedule

Camps run 8:00 – 3:00 pm.  Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $15/day.

Registration

Registration is closed for this Day-Off Camp, as it is currently at capacity. We hope you’ll join us another time!