Trekkers (Grades 5-9) Summer Camp 2019

06/17/2019 09:00 AM - 08/09/2019 04:00 PM ET

Category

Summer Camp

Summary

Trekkers: Children entering 5th-9th Grade

Monday-Wednesday 9:00am-4:00pm
Thursday-Friday overnight 9:00am-9:00am
Friday: No Camp

Description

General Camp Information

Trekkers are explorers! Campers spend Mondays at Earthplace engaging in team building through pond studies, animal hall exploring, shelter buiding, and more. During the rest of the week, off campus field trips focus on nature discovery and environmental learning. On Tuesdays Trekkers go canoeing. Wednesdays are at a museum and Thursdays are hiking followed by a campout at Earthplace.

 

Each week during the Thursday night campout our campers go on a night hike, pitch their own tents, cook their dinner over the campfire and make s'mores for dessert. In the morning Trekkers enjoy breakfast before pickup. Pickup from the overnight is at 9:00 am on Friday, and there is no camp for Trekkers that day.

 

Counselor to camper ratio is at least 1:6, with a minimum of two counselors per group.

Monday-Wednesday    9:00 am-4:00 pm, Thursday- Friday overnight 9:00am - 9:00 am


Children must bring their own lunch and snack.

 

Sessions

 

June 17-June 21 - Session 2 - Wednesday Museum: Peabody Museum - Thursday Hiking - Sticks and Stones Park
 

June 24-June 28 - Session 3 - Wednesday Museum: CT Science Center - Thursday Hiking - Haley Farm State Park

 

July 1-July 3 - Session 4 - Wednesday: Submarine Museum - Thursday & Friday - No Camp

 

July 8-July 12 - Session 5 - Wednesday Museum: Pequot Museum - Thursday Hiking - Sleeping Giant

 

July 15-July 19 - Session 6 - Wednesday Museum: White Memorial Nature Center - Thursday Hiking - Bear Mountain Salisbury

 

July 22-July 26 - Session 7 - Wednesday Museum: CT Mining Museum - Thursday Hiking- Steep Rock Preserve

 

July 29-August 2 - Session 8 - Wednesday Museum: Mystic Aquarium - Thursday Hiking- Mt Tom

 

August 5-August 9 - Session 9 - Wednesday Museum: Sturbridge Village - Thursday Hiking - Pachaug State Forest

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