3rd/4th Grade Summer Camps

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Week-Long Day Camps

Walking  Mountains’ 3rd/4th grade summer science camps allows children to explore their curious nature through scientific education and daily exploration of local trail systems. All Summer Science Camps are age-appropriate and taught by qualified natural science educators that make learning safe and fun.

View the full schedule and register for week-long day and overnight camps below. All overnight camps are based out of one of the historic 10th Mountain Division hut system.

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Extended Care Hours
We will be offering early drop-off (7:30 – 8:30 am) and late pick-up (4:30 – 5:30 pm) for all Avon based day camps for an additional fee ($5 per morning or afternoon extended care). Normal drop-off (8:30-9:00 am) and pick-up (4:00-4:30 pm) hours are still available at no extra cost. There is no afternoon extended care on Fridays, join us for Watermelon Picnic Presentations.


Avon: June 15 – June 19

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to grow up and have an outdoor job in science? Learn what it means to be a female field scientist by engaging in experiments that range from studying animal behavior to forest health, all while exploring!

Eagle: July 6 – July 10 | Avon: August 10 – August 14

Explore the Earth’s changing surface by investigating our local glacial valleys, caves, fossil beds, and fault lines. Travel through time as you learn about the magnificent geologic features located in our backyard.

Avon: June 22 – June 26  | Eagle: July 13- July 17              

Art is everywhere – from the garden to the kitchen to the plate. Spend your week exploring the many ways that we can appreciate and enjoy our food, from growing seed to harvest to creating your very own edible masterpiece. Whether you’re an expert grower, a culinary master or just great at laying out a plate for dinner, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the nourishment gained from our daily relationship with food.

Avon: June 29 – July 2       

*No camp on Friday, July 3rd (4th of July weekend)

Splash your way through a week investigating water and its many wonders! Students explore the art, science, and the importance of water in our lives through daily field trips to local aquatic locations.

Eagle: July 20- July 24

Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild? Join us for a week of fun as we learn how to build shelters, locate water, identify edible plants, make cordage, and many other helpful skills for exploring the wild trails of the backcountry!  

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Avon: July 27-July 31 (Continental/Point Breeze)

A print in the mud, a beaver chewed log, or a fragment of bone – these signs and more are just some of the clues that can be pieced together to uncover the mysterious lives of local wildlife! Learn traditional stalking methods and use tracking tools to hone your skills as an animal detective on this overnight adventure.

Avon: August 3 – August 7      

Bacteria, fungi, earthworms, OH MY! Join us for a week of digging down in the dirt, peering through microscopes, and developing scientific skills that will allow us to uncover the secrets of the unseen world all around us!

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