Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp
This summer, Outdoor Discover Camp is excited to offer a fun-filled camp focused on exploring the great outdoors and encouraging an appreciation for the natural environment. Amy Hull, PMEC Coordinator and her fun, creative staff is looking forward to making 2020 the most memorable summer ever!
Early Bird Discount Ends April 14th!
Campers will need to bring: a labeled water bottle, change of clothes, bathing suit, towel, snacks, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, closed toe shoes for hiking, sandals for water play. (More information can be found in the Parent Manual below).
Who: Entering grades 1-6
What: Outdoor Discovery Camp, M-F 9-4pm (extended care is also available)
Where: Peabody Mill Environmental Center
When: June 22nd - August 14th
Camp Fees: (No cancellations after May 1)
Full Summer Fee: $1,280; $1,630NR Early Bird Discount: $1,180R; $1530NR
Weekly Fee: $190R; $230NR Early Bird Discount: $170R; $210NR
Daily Fee: $42R; $52NR Daily registrations are non-refundable
Before Care: 7:30am-8:30am
Daily Fee: $6R; $8NR
Weekly Fee: $25R; $30NR
After Care: 4pm-5:30pm
Daily Fee: $10R; $12NR
Weekly Fee: $45R; $50NR
Before & After Care: 7:30am-5:30pm
Daily Fee: $15; $20NR
Weekly Fee: $70R; $80NR
- 8:30-9:00 AM - Check-In/ Gaga Ball
- 9:00 AM - Group Meet and Daily Introductions
- 9:15 AM - Community Time - We will have a large group game or activity
- 9:45 AM - Snack Time
- 10:00 AM-12:00PM - Theme Block Stations (specific to that week's theme!)
- 12:00 PM - Lunch
- 1:00-3:00 PM - Water Play or Hiking
- 3:30-4:00 PM - Gaga Ball/Check-Out
Camp Sampler (Week 1, June 22nd- June 26th)
Come and meet your favorite PMEC/Outdoor Discovery Counselors and get a sneak peak of camp. Every day this week will be a different theme day from the Outdoor Discovery weekly themes below. Please note, there is no field trip this week.
Eco-Zone (Week 2, June 29th-July 3rd)
Our eco-adventure will help us gain an appreciation of our natural surroundings. Discover the three R's of Green Living: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle! Campers will be amazed at all the fun games and art we can create while reducing, reusing, and recycling!
Trash to Treasure (Week 3, July 6th - July 10th)
Learn how to use commonly discarded items and environmental materials to create beautiful pieces of art. Re-purpose items such as CD cases, yogurt containers, Popsicle sticks and more to create mosaics, birdhouses, etc.!
Minute to Win it (Week 4, July 13th- July 17th)
It's time to see how many rubber bands can be wrapped around a watermelon, or how many apples you can bob. This week is all about seeing what fun things can be done in just a minute’s worth of time!
Around the World in 5 Days (Week 5, July 20th -July 24th)
Get ready to zoom through all the places on your travel bucket list! We will explore games and wildlife from different countries along with some Olympic style competitions!
Capture the Flag, with a Twist (Week 6, July 27th - July 31st)
Be one of three groups to build a shelter and a fort in a secret location. With other skills learned this week, hide a map with coordinates to your fort. Play Capture the Flag using a compass and camouflage. Plan rescue missions to save captured team mates!
Castaway (Week 7, August 3rd -August 7th)
Spend the week exploring and fishing the streams and ponds in the area. Learn the types of fish found in the ponds and streams and how to best catch them. Counselors will teach you the ins and outs of fishing using a variety of methods!
H2-OH!! (Week 8, August 10th- August 14th)
A perennial favorite has been modified to provide even more fun in this water based program. Campers will explore different types of wetlands in the Joe English Conservation Land and the wildlife that lives there. WARNING, you will get wet and muddy!! We may even have some water gun and water balloon fights!
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp will join friends from Baboosic Lake Summer camp for field trip days, all on Wednesdays! (Some dates may be subject to change). Field Trip prices increase by $10 if payment is not in the Friday before the trip. Space is limited so register soon. Drop off and pick-up for all field trips is at PMEC, 66 Brook Road.
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