Frogs and Friends Camp


Camp Type: Other...
Camp Code: 3339
Course Description:

Welcome to the Arts Workshop Summer Day Camps at Whittemore!
Campers enjoy a wide range of nature based activities that foster the creative process.
Campers will be outside every day exploring 180-acre estate. They will create works of art from natural materials and explore science & wilderness activities inspired by nature. The experienced staff and weekly special guests will enhance their understanding and appreciation for the beauty of the outdoors.

Nature Summer camps at Whittemore

July 13 to July 31st Monday-Friday.

Full day (9am-3pm) and half Day (9am-1:00pm)

Choose one week or all three weeks!

Scheduling Info:
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School District: Tewksbury 2020 summer
Course 6329 Details
Scheduled Camp Name: week I [9-1] Frogs and Friends Camp
Course 6328 Details
Scheduled Camp Name: week I [9-3] Frogs and Friends Camp

WEEKLY THEMES:

Week I July 13-17 Frogs & Friends

Explore the slimy world of frogs, salamanders & bugs at Whittemore's pond! Find turtles, grasshoppers and water bugs to study. Uncover what allows frogs and other wetland organisms to survive and thrive.

Week II July 20-24 Art & Nature

Paint, draw, print & sculpt using natural objects by creating art from natural materials. Art activities draw inspiration from our daily hikes into the wild.

Week III July 27-31 collecting to Learn

This week is all about collecting different types of nature that inhabit Whittemore' s wildlife. Explore different natural collections each day; insects, rocks, leaves, flowers & photos. Campers will get to have fun discovering our natural world through games, catch, release & observation.

Sample of daily camp Schedule:

Includes regularly scheduled snack,lunch and water breaks.

-9:00-9:30 Check in - Mindfulness/breathing/wellness

-9:30-10:45 - Nature exploration/Art/Science

-10:45-11 - SNACK & STRETCH

-11:00-12:15 - Nature exploration/Art/Science

-12:15-1:00-LUNCH - FREE PLAY

-1:00--1:45 - Demonstrations/Guests (Art-Gardening-Geocaching ect...)

-1:45-2:45 - Selected afternoon activities may include: Group

Mural/Survival/Outdoor exploration/Group games

Weekly events and guests at Whittemore Camps include:??

2x each week - Photographer Tom Gunia

1x each week - 411 rescue Squad visit

1x each week - Recycling day- conservation projects

1x each week - Organic gardening & eating


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