The Nature Place Day Camp
Six Weeks: June 24 – August 2, 2013
For children ages 4-16
Welcome to our new and returning camp families! You may choose to enroll your child(ren) for four, five, or six weeks. Enrollment for one, two or three weeks or non-consecutive weeks is also available, but should be proceeded by a conversation with our office. Tuition prices can be found in our enrollment forms. Enrollment forms differ based on location, so be sure to view and download the proper form! We will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2013.
Farm and Garden Days
Two Weeks: August 5 – August 16, 2013
For children ages 6-12
Farm and Garden Days is a collaboration between The Nature Place and Threefold Educational Foundation’s Pfeiffer Center. Campers in this hands-on program focus on exploring Duryea Farm and the Pfeiffer Center’s biodynamic gardens on our campus.
Activities include working with soil, making compost, planting, harvesting, baking pizza in our outdoor clay oven, milking cows, plowing with plow-horses, working with sheep and sheep’s wool, holding chickens and collecting eggs, peeking inside honeybee hives, and much more!
There’s always time for daily swimming as well as some storytelling, singing, game playing, arts, crafts and of course, lunch! Campers can bring their own lunches or enjoy the same hot lunch option offered at The Nature Place.
Hours are from 9am – 4pm, with before-camp and after-camp care available. Enrollment is possible for either or both weeks. Tuition prices can be found in our Farm and Garden Days enrollment forms.
Nature Place Enrollment Forms
American Camp Association Accreditation
We are proud to be accredited by the New York State Section of the American Camp Association. Every three years ACA inspectors look very carefully at and evaluate each facet of our camp operation: site; transportation; health and wellness; operational management; human resources; program design and activities; aquatics; adventure/challenge program; trip and travel. Voluntarily submitting to such scrutiny aids us in carrying out The Nature Place Day Camp’s Mission Statement: To give campers a safe summer in which they can be themselves, have fun, be challenged, connect with others and the earth, develop new life skills and be supported throughout.”