For your safety during summer 2021, we are keeping our groups small and avoiding the need for campers from different groups to mix together. All sessions will be held primarily outdoors and will follow all current state and university guidelines for COVID-19 safety protocols, which are subject to change.
The Creative by Nature + Hogswood Forest Full-Day Camp Bundle (Ages 9 - 11)
$265 member/$295 non-member, includes Arboretum admission, all project supplies and 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*! Please review the Covid Safety information prior to registering.
*Drop off from 8:30-9 a.m., Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
||SOLD OUT. Add your name to the waitlist
Monday-Thursday, July 12-15, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Limit 12 full-day bundles, Meet at the Learning Center
Enjoy a full day of Arboretum-style adventures that combine these morning and afternoon themed camps, separated by a fun lunch hour. These camps are offered bundled together as full-day only, and are not available individually as half-day options.
Creative by Nature Arts and Crafts Day Camp (Mornings)
Mix creativity, a love of nature, and a little imagination using the outdoor world as inspiration for fabulous arts and crafts while discovering ways to use gathered items in one-of-a-kind creations.
- Use nature's patterns as models for unique and colorful designs
- Create sun-dyed prints, seed paper and tiny treasures
- Hunt for natural materials to use in your art-making in the Arboretum's gardens and forests
- Host a gallery show to showcase art works on the final day of camp
Hogswood Forest School of Magic Day Camp (Afternoons)
Calling all witches and wizards! Experience the wonder and excitement of a magical world at Hogswood Forest, North America's premier nature witchcraft and wizarding school!
- Get sorted into "houses" for the week
- Study nature-based subjects like ‘Herbology,' ‘Potions' and ‘Care of Magical Creatures'
- Test your skills at wizard dueling and "Kidditch"
- Explore the Forbidden Forest
- Compete in a friendly wizarding tournament!
- Big imaginations and optional magical attire are encouraged!
CANCELLATION POLICY: Camps may be refunded up to 30 days prior to the camp start date for a full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given to those who withdraw less than 30 days prior to the start date. Should the Arboretum need to cancel the program for any reason, a full refund will be given. See full Youth Education cancellation policy.
CAMP WAIVER/RELEASE: Adults registering children for in-person Arboretum Day Camps accept the terms of the waiver and release as part of the online checkout process.
Summer Youth FAQ
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Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
*We are temporarily working from home, we may return phone messages from a home phone
Cancellations & Exchanges
The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the orange "waitlist" button next to the class and complete the form. There is no obligation to register if a spot opens. If the waitlist shows enough demand, additional sessions may be added.
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