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Camps for Children Entering Grades 7 and 8

Follow your interest while learning something new at the Montshire this summer!

Sign up for our camps:

  • Aquatic Investigations
  • Montshire Maker Camp
  • Science Stories
  • Mapping the Montshire

Aquatic Investigations

Learn about the lives of creatures in local rivers and ponds while traveling to aquatic habitats in the Upper Valley.

Campers observe different organisms, use sampling equipment, and conduct scientific experiments. One day will be spent in canoes studying the flora andf auna of the Connecticut River. Days also include swimming and other outdoor activities.

Fee: Members: $360, non-members: $400

Time: 9am–4pm

Dates Session
July 6–10 Session AQ3: Grades 6-8

Montshire Maker Camp

It’s creative engineering and top-end tinkering for builders, makers, inventors, and all curious kids!

Bring to life amazing creations from your imagination and our supply of unique materials. You’ll have the opportunity to learn new Maker skills, use real tools (laser cutter, too!), and receive expert guidance.

Fee: Members: $210, non-members: $240

Time: 9am–12pm

Morning extended care is available if only signing up for the 1/2 day option.

A supervised lunch hour will be provided for students who are signed up for both Montshire Maker Camp and Science Stories.

Dates Session
July 20-24 Session MM5: Grades 6-8

Science Stories

Learn how to storyboard, shoot, and edit your own original short films!

Over the course of this camp, learn the basics of film production, cinematography, and post-production, all while developing an understanding of story structure and collaboration. Together, we’ll shoot and edit films with science and environmental themes. Camp will culminate with a screening of our original short films!

Fee: Members: $210, non-members: $240

Time: 1–4pm

A supervised lunch hour will be provided for students who are signed up for both Montshire Maker Camp and Science Stories.

Dates Session
FULL July 20–24 FULL Session SS5: Grades 6-8

Mapping the Montshire

Explore different and creative ways to map the Montshire, inside and out.

Using a mix of science, art and technology, we’ll try new and interesting ways to explore and document the natural and built world of the Montshire. Create maps and guides using a variety of sensory inputs that will help others explore the Montshire in a novel way, through a different perspective.

Fee: Members: $210, non-members: $240

Time: 9am–12pm

Dates Session
July 27–31 Session MA6: Grades 6-8
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