WEEKLY SUMMER EXPERIENCES
Themed Weeks of Fun & Skill-Building in Nature for Ages 5-15
About Weekly Experiences
Themed weekly experiences are for ages 5 through 15, and groups are divided by age: ages 5-7, 8-12, 11-15. Weeks run Monday through Thursday from 9:00am to 2:30pm (ages 5-7) and 9:30am to 3:00pm (ages 8-15). Choose any number of weeks throughout the summer!
Each day includes structured activities and games focused on that week’s theme, as well as free time, self-directed play and some mindful down time (Sit Spot) will be incorporated each day. The flow of the day may change based on the weather and needs and desires of participants, however each day always begins and ends with an opening/closing circle. If the weather is hot, groups may take a walk to Frost Gully Brook to splash around and cool off!
Weeks with the same theme can stand alone or build off previous weeks with the same focus, as Guides will adjust to accommodate experience and skill levels. Some weeks may include use of peelers, knives, saws and other tools as well as campfire building. Our staff teaches (or reviews for returning participants) our safety protocols and offers guidance, supervision and support as needed, depending on each child/teen’s proficiency.
Weekly Experiences include (click the green button below to view all weeks!):
- Amphibian Week
- Bow Making & Archery
- Wizards, Witches & Wildcrafting
- Survival Skills
- Building Boats & Bridges
- Nature Performers
This program is outdoors for the entire duration. Participants should come prepared with proper clothing and gear to be in the woods (gear lists will be provided) as well as lunch and water.
Summer aftercare is available Monday-Thursday until 5:00pm for each week of summer program. Aftercare is only available for Full Day participants ages 5-15 who are also enrolled in that week’s program.
Payment, Scholarships, Cancellation Policy & Weather
Please read about our payment options, cancellation policy and weather policy below. We offer financial assistance to those who are need it.
Choose between paying full amount upon registration or half at registration and half on May 15 (automatic payment). If you are in need of an alternative payment option, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to accommodate.
If registering more than one family member in a program this summer, enter coupon code FAMILY at checkout to receive 10% off.
If you need financial assistance, please CLICK HERE to apply for Scholarship BEFORE registering!
Payment & Cancelation Policy:
All payments for summer program are due by May 15th. Full refunds can be granted up until May 15th minus a $50 processing fee. We will not be able to grant refunds for cancellations after May 15th. Changes in camps/schedules can be made on a case by case basis based on availability up until May 15th.
Summer program will be held rain or shine, unless there is extreme inclement weather, such as extreme high heat index or thunderstorms. We make every effort to hold program, however safety is our top priority. Due to the nature and schedule of our summer program, make up days likely cannot be provided.