Living in Nature

Camp Type: Other...
Camp Code: 3343
Course Description:

Welcome to the Arts Workshop Summer Day Camps at Whittemore!
Each week in July, 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 surprise special guests will enhance their understanding and appreciation for the beauty of the outdoors.

Nature Summer camps July 8 to August 2 Monday-Friday.
Full day (9am-3pm) and half Day (9am-1:00pm)

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Week III July 22-26 Living in Nature
Learn about the natural environment and the important skills of survival. Shelter, water, fire, and food. Explore beautiful Whittemore while learning important (and life-saving) skills on this 5-Day "Living in Nature Day Camp". Activities range from basic nature/environmental education: plant identification, animal tracking, finding food, shelter building & survival skills. Gain confidence and comfort being outdoors, while staying active and having fun.

Week IV July 29-August 2 Collecting to learnThis 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/Morning warm up/Group games
9:30-10:45 Nature exploration/Art/Science
10:45-11 SNACK & STRETCH11:00-12:15 Nature exploration/Art/Science
12:15-1:00 LUNCH - FREE PLAY
1:00-1:45 Demonstrations/Guests (Art-Gardening-Geocaching ect...)
1:45-2:30 Selected afternoon activities may include:
Group Mural/Survival/Outdoor exploration/Group games

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