Forest & Garden Nature Connection

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About Our Forest/Garden Camp

Join legendary Early Childhood teacher Kristie Jensen and her staff for a week of coming to love and understand nature, enjoy being outside, and understand more about where our food comes from. Meet on campus in our school’s arboretum, and take some field trips (via Waterford school bus) to a local garden and to forested areas. Our teachers have special training in the forest school approach and will lead the children in nature-based songs, rhymes, storytelling, gardening, food prep skills, plant, animal and insect observation, nature crafts, sensory awareness games, and outdoor cooking. Childhood joy, wonder, and friendship will flourish outside!

The two weeks of this camp will be similar, though children can come to either session or both.

Camp Details

not included

Roundabout near east entrance to Concert Hall. Enter from 1700 E and follow the zigzag road around the construction zone.

Bring a refillable water bottle, a backpack, good tennis shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and bug spray (optional). Make sure you label everything!


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2023 Program Dates

Week 8 (July 31-Aug 4)
Week 9 (August 7-11)