Summer Day Camps 2020
Ages 7 - 9
Chronological List by Week

 


Week 1 Ages 7 - 9
4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
June 15-18
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
June 19
No camps for ages 7 - 9 available this week

Week 2 
Ages 7 - 9
4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
June 22 - 25
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
June 26
Hogswood Forest School of Magic Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$125 member/$142 non-member
Boy Camper in Hogswood Forest Uniform for Summer Day Camp
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Mad Scientist's Laboratory Day Camp
Afternoon 1-4 p.m.
$125 member/$142 non-member
Camper holding science test tube for Summer Day Camp
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  Buzz About Bees Friday Favorite Mini Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$32 member/$36 non-member
Campers in bee suits looking into a bee hive
FULL DAY BUNDLE
Hogswood Forest School of Magic + Mad Scientist's Laboratory
Monday-Thursday, June 22-25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.*
$250 member/$284 non-member, includes the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities, PLUS flexible extended drop off and pick-up times!
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
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Week 3 Ages 7 - 9
4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
July 6-9
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
July 10
Raptors and Ravens Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$125 member/$142 non-member
Woman from the Raptor Center holding a bald eagle
PINECRAFT Day Camp: Take the World of Minecraft™ Outdoors!
Afternoon 1-4 p.m.
$125 member/$142 non-member
PINECRAFT Day Camp, photo Woodland Classroom
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  Fort Building: Friday Favorite Mini Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$32 member/$36 non-member
Campers working together to build a survival fire at Arboretum Summer Day Camp
FULL DAY BUNDLE
Raptors and Ravens + PINECRAFT
Monday-Thursday, July 6-9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.*
$250 member/$284 non-member, includes the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities, PLUS flexible extended drop off and pick-up times! 
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
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Week 4 Ages 7 - 9
4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
July 13-16
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
July 17
FOREST FEST WEEKHogswood campers playing Kidditch together
at Hogswood Forest School of Magic Day Camp

Join us for even more Hogswood fun during Forest Fest week; just like regular Hogswood camp but in a new "festival" format joining several age groups together to make our houses, games and activities bigger and better! 

A great opportunity for siblings or friends in different age groups to play with (or against!) each other.
Hogswood Forest School of Magic Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$125 member/$142 non-member
Boy Camper in Hogswood Forest Uniform for Summer Day Camp
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Water Wonders Day Camp
Afternoon 1-4 p.m.
$125 member/$142 non-member
Girl Camper examining a tadpole from the water for Summer Day Camp
  Mud! Friday Favorite Mini Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$32 member/$36 non-member
Girl camper playing in mud
FULL DAY BUNDLE
Hogswood Forest School of Magic + Water Wonders
Monday-Thursday, July 13-16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.*
$250 member/$284 non-member, includes the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities, PLUS flexible extended drop off and pick-up times! 
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
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Week 5 Ages 7 - 9
4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
July 20-23
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
July 24
 Creative by Nature Arts & Crafts Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$125 member/$142 non-member
Art projects at Creative by Nature Summer Day Camp
Wild About Animals Day Camp
Afternoon 1-4 p.m.
$125 member/$142 non-member
Girl Camper holding a snake at Animals Day Camp
  Gooey, Sticky, Fizzy Science: Friday Favorite Mini Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$32 member/$36 non-member
Campers making messy goo at Summer Day Camp
FULL DAY BUNDLE
Creative by Nature Arts & Crafts  + Wild About Animals
Monday-Thursday, July 20-23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.*
$250 member/$284 non-member, includes the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities, PLUS flexible extended drop off and pick-up times! 
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
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Week 6 Ages 7 - 9
4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
July 27-30
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
July 31
Hogswood campers playing Kidditch together

MESSTIVAL FESTIVAL WEEK!
The messiest fun at the Arboretum

Note that In this festival format, children ages 5-11 will mix together for many of the activities.

A great opportunity for siblings or friends in different age groups to play with (or amongst each other.

 
Mess-tival Festival Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$125 member/$142 non-member
Boy with foam for Messtival Festival Day Camp
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Wild About Animals Day Camp
Afternoon 1-4 p.m.
$125 member/$142 non-member
Girl Camper holding a snake at Animals Day Camp
  CSI Arboretum: Friday Favorite Mini Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$32 member/$36 non-member
Camper using science to unravel clues during Arboretum Summer day camp
FULL DAY BUNDLE
Mess-tival Festival + Wild About Animals
Monday-Thursday, July 27-30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.*
$250 member/$284 non-member, includes the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities, PLUS flexible extended drop off and pick-up times! 
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
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Week 7 Ages 7 - 9
  4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
August 3-6
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
August 7
 Farm, Food, FUN! Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$125 member/$142 non-member
Girl campers chopping garden vegetables for Summer Day Camp
1 spot left!
Creative by Nature Arts & Crafts Day Camp
Afternoon 1-4 p.m.
$125 member/$142 non-member
Art projects at Creative by Nature Summer Day Camp
  Kitchen Science: Friday Favorite Mini Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$32 member/$36 non-member
Camper using science in the kitchen during Arboretum summer day camp
FULL DAY BUNDLE
 Farm, Food, FUN! + Creative by Nature Arts & Crafts
Monday-Thursday, August 3-6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.*
$250 member/$284 non-member, includes the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities, PLUS flexible extended drop off and pick-up times! 
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
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Week 8 Ages 7 - 9
4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
August 10-13
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
August 14
PINECRAFT Day Camp: Take the World of Minecraft™ Outdoors!
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$125 member/$142 non-member
PINECRAFT Day Camp, photo Woodland Classroom
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Operation: Insect Investigation Day Camp
Afternoon 1-4 p.m.
$125 member/$142 non-member
Boy Camper holding big caterpillar in Insect Day Camp
  Outdoor Survival Skills: A Friday Favorite Mini Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$32 member/$36 non-member
Campers working together to build a survival fire at Arboretum Summer Day Camp

 FULL DAY BUNDLE
PINECRAFT + Operation: Insect Investigation 
Monday-Thursday, August 10-13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.*
$250 member/$284 non-member, includes the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities, PLUS flexible extended drop off and pick-up times! 
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
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Week 9 Ages 7 - 9
4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
August 17-20
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
August 20
Eco Spy Academy Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$125 member/$142 non-member
Boy Camper in spy uniform hiding in the hedges
2 spots left!

Incredible Edible Cooking Challenge Day Camp
Afternoon 1-4 p.m.
$125 member/$142 non-member
Campers cooking garden produce for Summer Day Camp
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  Summer's Greatest Hits: Friday Favorite Mini Camp 
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$32 member/$36 non-member
Campers making messy goo at Summer Day Camp
FULL DAY BUNDLE
Eco Spy Academy
 + Incredible Edible Cooking Challenge 
Monday-Thursday, August 17-20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.*
$250 member/$284 non-member, includes the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities, PLUS flexible extended drop off and pick-up times! 
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
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Week 10 Ages 7 - 9
4-DAY CAMPS
Monday - Thursday
August 24-27
  HALF-DAY CAMP
Friday
August 28
 Hogswood Forest School of Magic Day Camp
Morning 9 a.m. - noon
$125 member/$142 non-member
Boy Camper in Hogswood Forest Uniform for Summer Day Camp
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PINECRAFT Day Camp: Take the World of Minecraft™ Outdoors!
Afternoon 1-4 p.m.
$125 member/$142 non-member
PINECRAFT Day Camp, photo Woodland Classroom
  No camps available for age 7-9
at this day/time
FULL DAY BUNDLE
 Hogswood Forest School of Magic + PINECRAFT 
Monday-Thursday, August 24-27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.*
$250 member/$284 non-member, includes the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities, PLUS flexible extended drop off and pick-up times! 
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
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