Ages: 4–5 (preschool/kindergarten)
In this all-day camp, preschoolers and kindergartners will explore their five senses in the natural world. Sight, smell, touch, and hearing will come to life in a new way through games, activities, creative opportunities, and experiences outdoors.
In accordance with all University health and safety stipulations concerning Youth Programs, Shaver’s Creek has constructed a plan to keep everyone safe during summer camps. Please familiarize yourself with the plan’s practices.
$165 for nonmembers (save 15% with membership)
Wednesday–Friday: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
August 11–13, 2021
Registration will open in early 2021.
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: Sight and Smell Day
On the first day of camp we will get to know each other and the environment better through games, exploration, and adventures that focus on discovering our senses of sight and smell.
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: Touch and Hearing Day
Did you ever notice the many different textures and sounds in nature? Today we will experience the natural world more deeply through our hands and ears!
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: Taste Day
The final day of camp will tie together all previously explored senses, settling on the one left: taste! Utilizing plants campers are familiar with (thyme, lavender, dandelion), we will identify plants (mostly from garden habitats), harvest parts of the plants, and create tasty treats for campers and parents to enjoy!
3:00–3:30 p.m.: As a family, enjoy the delicious snacks made at camp today!
What do campers need to wear and bring each day?
Every day, campers will need to wear a dual-layer mask, outdoor clothes that can get dirty and closed-toed shoes. They should also bring a small backpack for carrying the following things: a zero waste, nut-free lunch, a full water bottle, a raincoat or poncho, a hat, and sunscreen.