Camps for children entering grade 3

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Summer is all about exploring, nature, experimenting and inventing!

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: $310, non-members: $350

Time: 9 am–3 pm

June 25-29 Session ME1: Grades 3–4  [full, waitlist only]
July 2-6 Session ME2: Grades 3–4
July 9-13 Session ME3: Grades 3–4 [full, waitlist only]
July 16-20 Session ME4: Grades 3–4  [full, waitlist only]


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: $310, non-members: $350

Time: 8:45 am–2:45 pm

July 23-27 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: $310, non-members: $350

Time: 9 am–3 pm

July 30-August 3 Session IW6: Grades 3–4 [full, waitlist only]
August 6-10 Session IW7: Grades 3–4 [full, waitlist only]
August 13-17 Session IW8: Grades 3–4 [full, waitlist only]


Montshire Science Camp at Crossroads Academy

If you like to experiment and figure out the way things work then this is the camp for you!  Each day we will explore a different physical science concept and build our understanding through experiments and projects.  Each day offers a balance of indoor project time and outdoor explorations and games. 

For children entering grades 1-3. Camp is held at Crossroads Academy in Lyme, NH.

Children may sign up for only one session of Montshire Science Camp.

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

9 am – 3:30 pm (Crossroads Academy offers extended care from 8-9 am and from 3:30-5 pm which is included in your enrollment fee)

June 25-29 Session SC1: Grades 1-3
July 2-6 Session SC2: Grades 1-3