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Wee Wonderers

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. On the last day, camp concludes with an exploration of the sense of taste, featuring foods made by campers with some wild local ingredients!

Registration Information

Cost:
$170 for nonmembers (save 15% with membership)

Time:
Tuesday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Dates:
July 11–13, 2023

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Schedule
Day Activities

Wednesday

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.

Thursday

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!

Friday

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.: Family Visit

As a family, enjoy the delicious snacks made at camp today and experience each of the senses campers learned about this week!

What do campers need to wear and bring each day?

Every day, campers will need to wear 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.