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(Ages 5 - 7) Magic School Bus + Wild Child Nature Play Full-Day** Camp
$265 member/$295 non-member, includes Arboretum admission and project supplies plus the added value of an extra lunch hour (bring your own bag lunch) filled with bonus games and activities.
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Magic School Bus Adventures
Join in for a wild ride! Based on the celebrated series, "The Magic School Bus," this camp comes to life through literature, songs, puppets, and different science-themed adventures each day.
Magic School Bus is a trademark of Scholastic Inc; this camp is inspired by (but not affiliated with) the Magic School Bus books.
- Play in a frog band, create crafty jumping frogs, act out an amphibian's life cycle and discover which ones make their home at the Arb
- Uncover the hidden world of the smallest seeds and tallest trees with microscopes, binoculars, planting projects, and seed explosions!
- Make surprising discoveries while playing games, adventuring through the forest and going on scavenger hunts.
Wild Child Nature Play
Explore, discover, and connect to nature in fun and imaginative ways! Campers will look for mysteries in fallen logs, build forts in the woods, develop a sense of curiosity, and cultivate a love of the natural world through outdoor play and child-led adventures.
- New themes and activity stations each day including building, art, and water play
- Fun engineering challenges that develop confidence and creative thinking
- Lots of time for spontaneous free play, wonder, and discovery with new friends.
**FULL-DAY camps combine 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. Full day also offers flexible extended drop off and pick-up times: Drop off between 8:30-9:00 a.m.; Pick up between 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Arboretum Day Camp Information
WAITLIST TIP: Is the camp you want sold out? Add your name to the waitlist! We will contact you if a spot opens and give you the option to book. Those on the waitlist are contacted in the order they were waitlisted.
QUESTIONS? Read our Summer Camp FAQs
COVID SAFETY Review the Arboretum's 2022 Day Camp COVID-19 safety protocols, which are subject to change
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.
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