KIDS IN THE WOODS
An outdoor summer experience with the Children's Discovery Museum and Quarry Road!
A week full of adventure, mountain biking, discovery, nature exploration, hiking,
hands-on science, messy art and more!
Best suited for ages 6-9
Registration is full! Please email to be put on a waiting list.
WHAT WILL THE DAILY PROGRAM LOOK LIKE?
A typical day will start with an optional breakfast and time for open play, followed by a group morning meeting. The rest of the morning will consist of art, science, nature and engineering activities, with a break for lunch. In the afternoon, the museum is teaming up with some local friends to provide unique opportunities like a guided hiking tour, mountain biking, yoga and more!
WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?
Camp will take place 100% outdoors, rain or shine. Please dress accordingly! However, camp will take place, in part, beneath a large tent which will provide shelter when needed.
WHO IS RUNNING THE PROGRAM?
This program is run in collaboration between the Children’s Discovery Museum and the Friends of Quarry Road. Lead Camp Educator, Caitlin Walker, has 11 experience working as a science teacher. Assisting Caitlin is museum Executive Director Amarinda Keys, and longtime volunteer turned employee, Hadley. Amarinda has been overseeing and running museum summer camps since 2014, and specializes in creating engaging, hands-on programs for children.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Camp costs $150/week and includes an optional lunch and breakfast. We take payments through our online PayPal donation portal, or via check sent to the museum at 7 Eustis Parkway, Waterville, ME 04901. Scholarships are available. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about scholarships.
FORMS FOR THE PROGRAM
On the first day, please print and bring with you or be prepared to fill out the Code Of Conduct form upon arrival. You will also have the opportunity to fill out our Photo Release Form.