Adventure Camp sessions for 8 - 15 year olds offer a range of experiences and new challenges for older campers and outdoor enthusiasts! Here campers gain a greater appreciation for and connection to the natural world through guided exploration, high adventure outdoor activities, and overnight camping experiences (ages 10 & up). Our expertly trained staff will challenge your child and the group as they journey through a world of self-discovery and personal growth . while creating memories and bonds with other campers. Campers participate in a variety of fun and unique outdoor activities as they start as Apprentices and strive to become Master Adventurers.
When applicable, travel off-site is coordinated in state-inspected minivans driven by Adventure Camp instructors with clean driving histories.
Read more about the Adventure Camp programs below!
Ideal for campers entering 3rd - 5th grade in fall
Learn the basic skills and challenges of nature exploration and what it means to be a naturalist. Each week includes an Extended Adventure Thursday in which campers will embark upon a special theme-related challenge, experiment, or undertaking plus enjoy a campout-style dinner.
June 26- August 18
Each one-week session for Apprentice Adventurers features the following:
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Ideal for campers entering 5th - 7th grade in fall
Travel off-site to explore the trails, waterways, and other natural wonders of southwest Connecticut and southern NY. Hone the outdoor skills necessary to become a Master Adventurer. Each week includes an Overnight Adventure Thursday in which campers will embark upon a special theme-related campout on the Nature Center grounds or nearby at a local park.
July 10-August 4, plus Aug. 14-18
Each week long session for Journeyman Adventurers features the following:
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Ideal for campers entering 7th – 10th grade in fall
Canoe Voyager Expedition (August 7-August 12: (returns on a Saturday)
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WHAT TO EXPECT
Since this is Adventure Camp, we highly recommended that campers arrive dressed appropriately and with the right gear. This includes closed-toe shoes that can get wet (we suggest something like a Keen sandal or Crocs) and clothes that can be dirtied. A pack list for our overnight adventures will be provided as we get closer to these days.
The majority of our days will be spent outdoors so we ask you please equip your child with the following: