Camp Cool Environment 2015
Join us for up to seven weeks of camp with weekly themed activities
focusing on science, nature, and the environment.
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Week 1: 6/22-6/26 Theater Week
Casting Call! Learn stories of Earth Activists and Earth Caretakers from around the world. Retell these stories through creative script writing, set design, costume construction, song, dance, and of course... a performance.
Week 2: 6/29-7/3 Living in Harmony with the Land
Step back into time! Learn the history and cultures of the early Lenape and European inhabitants of New Jersey, with an emphasis on coexisting with the natural world - then and now.
Field trip: Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, Chatham, NJ
Week 3: 7/6-7/10 Perception, Illusion, and Magic
Now you see it, now you don't! This week is full of fun, experimenting with the science of perception and the art of magic and illusion.
Field trip: Morris Museum and Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morristown, NJ
Bring your ideas to life! Become a sculpting artist for the week, creating magnificent works of art using multiple techniques and mediums.
Field trip: Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
From farm to table to everything in between! This ecosystems exploration takes us into the worlds of energy pyramids, animal habitats, and our own backyards, as we learn how to cook, compost, and conserve our natural resources.
Field trip: Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, Staten Island, NY
Week 6: 7/27-7/31 Soaring
3, 2, 1, Blast Off! Engineering takes on new heights with our aerospace adventures, as we design and construct things that fly while investigating sources of energy.
Field trip: The Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey, Teterboro, NJ
Week 7: 8/3-8/7 Under the Sea
Life is much better, when it is wetter! From oceans to rivers, spend a week learning about the importance of water and the habitats of your favorite underwater creatures.
Field trip: Adventure Aquarium, Camden, NJ
Who? Children entering 3rd-6th grades
When? Camp 9am-4:30pm, Before care 8-9am, After care 4:30-5:30pm
Where? Base camp is located inside The Cave youth facility in the lower level of the Reformed Church of Highland Park, 19 S. 2nd Avenue. Many activities are outdoors.
Cost? $225 per week, $20 per week before care, $20 per week after care, $25 registration fee (waived if registered prior to 5/31/15)
Campers bring lunch each day. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided daily.
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