Camps for children entering grade 4

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Montshire Explorers

Adventure is the order of the day as we unravel nature’s mysteries. We’ll use microscopes, nets, and other scientific tools to discover new things about the natural world far outside the Montshire’s walls. A special off-site field trip on Friday wraps up the week. Every day at Explorers Camp includes games, swimming, and making new friends!

Children may only sign-up for one session of Montshire Explorers.

Fee: Members: $300, non-members: $340
For the week of July 5 (Tues.-Friday) Members: $240, non-members $272

Time: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

June 27-July 1 Session ME1: Grades 3–4
July 5-8 (4 days) Session ME2: Grades 3–4
July 11-15 Session ME3: Grades 3–4
July 18-22 [full] Session ME4: Grades 3–4


Aquatic Explorers at Hanover Site

Grab a net and join us in exploring aquatic habitats near our base camp at the Colonial Cabin behind the Ray School. Campers will visit vernal pools, streams, and ponds to learn about the different animals and plants that call these habitats home. Each day will include exploration, games, swimming at Storrs Pond, and more!

Fee: Members: $300, non-members: $340

Time: 8:45 a.m.–2:45 p.m.

July 25-29 Session AE5: Grades 3–4


Inventors' Workshop 

Inventors' Workshop is perfect for those who like to create, design, experiment, and take on exciting engineering challenges while engaging in fun, hands-on projects. Campers will sketch ideas, troubleshoot designs and bring their imagination to life through their inventions. There's also time during camp to swim, play games, hike, and enjoy other outdoor adventures.

Children may sign up for only one session of Inventors' Workshop.

Fee: Members: $300, non-members: $340

Time: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

July 25-29 Session IW5: Girls only, grades 4–6
August 1-5 Session IW6: Grades 3–4
August 8-12 [full] Session IW7: Grades 3–4
August 15-19 [full] Session IW8: Grades 3–4


Upper Valley Adventures 

While climbing a local mountain, scouting wetlands, and paddling on the Connecticut River, campers will hone their outdoor skills and learn about unique habitats and the creatures that make these places home. Campers explore a different location each day and spend time playing games, swimming, and making new friends.

Children may sign up for only one session of Upper Valley Adventures.

Fee: Members: $340, non-members: $390

Time: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

August 1-5 [full] Session UVA6: Grades 4–5
August 8-12 Session UVA7: Grades 4–5