Here is the themes for each camp week!
June 20th-24th Build It –Little Engineers!
Campers will get to submerse themselves in hands on design and building, exploring the engineering behind bridges, machines, buildings and more.
June 27th-July 1st Around the World on Islands
Travel with us to the islands of the world. From Hawaii to Lake Champlain’s own Burton Island. Campers will learn games, study maps, languages and culture from some of the world’s most glorious islands.
July 5th-8th Independence Week
Explore and celebrate the many meanings of independence. This short week will be packed with summer fun and learning!
July 11th-15th Animals: Pets, Farm Animals, and Nature Study
From endangered wild animals to farmyard pets, discover how animals go about their lives and how they help us live and grow. Turn over rocks, scoop up salamanders and have a visit with some local farm animals.
July 18th-22nd Circus Week
Campers will learn to walk on stilts, design costumes, juggle, clown and experiment with a selection of circus skills. Campers can choose to be a part of our circus procession at the annual Jig in the Valley on July 31st.
July 25th-29th Food Glorious Food
Kids will spend the week immersed in food. We’ll harvest, cook and prepare local foods. This will be a hands on cooking week with guest chefs, a tour of a commercial kitchen and a visit to a local farm that grows some of the food we eat.
August 1st-5th Art,Music, and Drama
Everyone is an artist! Learn new art techniques and take the time to engage deeply in your favorite medium. Play drama games, prepare and present skits and/or let music be your voice for the week. Visiting artists and musicians and a field trip to a gallery/studio will bring Franklin county arts alive.
August 8th-12th Sports
With an emphasis on team work and exploring a wide range of athletic challenges, this week will please the strongest athletes and the interested beginners. We’ll have a full roster of visiting coaches to help each camper achieve his or her Olympic gold.
August 15th-19th Good ol’ Summer Fun
A week of traditional fun from cardboard constructions to water play and croquet, campers celebrate the end of summer!