Summer Day Camps & Teen Programs 2011

If your child or teen loves nature, exploring farms, creeks and woods, observing the world around them, creating with their hands and outdoor living, then they will love Earthroots Summer Camp.  Print Flyer

Ages 6-11
Wild Gardening Summer Camp
is a week of outdoor nature connection, teaching children how to grow plants from seeds, harvest and eat from the garden, make compost, prepare food gathered in the wild, identify tracks and plants while hiking, and create nature crafts to take home.
Locations: The Ecology Center & Wilderness Parks, details sent upon enrollment.
June 27-July 1: it was a great week of camp!
July 25-29:
1 spot open
August 15-19:
8 spots open
Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm
$225*/child, $200*/sibling per week *Note: new price

Ages 12-17
In the
Ancestral Survival Skills program, we will spend our time relearning some of the essential survival skills of our ancestors and retuning our senses to the natural world. Activities will include crafting our own bows and arrows, learning about local plants that are edible and medicinal, learning how to make fire without modern tools, playing games for improving our awareness and stealth, and identifying animal tracks, trails, shelters, and other signs.
Location: O’Neill Regional Park.
Instructor: Evan Brown & Shane Brown
August 1-5
August 8-12
Monday-Friday, 8am-1pm

$200/child, $180/sibling per week

Ages 1-3 & 4-6
5 Mondays in Nature
is a program for young children and parents to learn & grow together. Similar to Toddlers in the Garden & Afternoon Adventures, blended with song, crafts & nature exploration.
Instructors: Jodi Levine & Caroline Colesworthy.
Mondays: August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
10:00-12:00 ages 1-3, $100/child, $80/sibling *updated fees
2:00-4:00 ages 4-6, $150/child, $130/sibling *updated fees

Space is limited to 10 students with 2 instructors. Locations will be announced in May.

Enroll by mailing payment with Medical Release and Enrollment Forms to address on forms. Forms can be downloaded from right column of this page.

Questions? email

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