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Wissahickon Summer Camps

 

Wissahickon Environmental Center Summer Nature Camps - 2016

Wissahickon Environmental Center is offering outdoor day camp programs for children ages 6-14. Held in the beautiful Wissahickon Valley, children can attend one week of nature camp from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Space is limited. Registration begins Sunday, February 28, 2016. 

Tree House Adventure Camp
Ages 6-10
A week-long camp filled with nature discovery, games and adventures. Whether it’s wading in the creek, learning to fish, catching insects in the meadow, scrambling over large rocks, or building a forest shelter your child will learn about the natural world through play.

Camp is limited to 25 children and divided into small groups according to age. Each group is taught by an experienced education staff member with the assistance of a junior counselor. Campers must be at least 6 years old on the first day of camp.

Dates: June 27- July 1, 2016 OR July 5 - July 8, 2016
(Each child may only attend one week of camp)
Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Cost: $185.00 for June 27- July 1 (5 days)
 $150.00 for   July 5 - July 8 (4 days)

Online Registration begins Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 9:00 am. In order to register, you will need to provide the following information: contact information, known allergies, credit card or checking account numbers.
Sibling discount: A $25.00 discount is offered for each additional sibling registering for the same week.
Registration  for Week One, June 27-July 1, 2016
Registration  for Week Two, July 5-July 8, 2016 

Out-N-About Camp
Ages 11-14
A more adventurous camp for the older campers! In years past, day trips have included tubing on the Delaware, raft building, rock climbing, canoeing, biking, an overnight camp-out, a downtown scavenger hunt, and much more. This year an extended day trip followed by an overnight camp-out is planned. Transportation to all activities is included. Campers must be at least 11 years old on the first day of camp.

Dates: August 15-August 19, 2015  
Hours: August 15-17 9:00am -3:00pm
Overnight Trip- August 18  9:00 am - August 19 1:00 pm.
Cost: $200.00


Online Registration begins Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 9:00 am. Space is limited to the first 12 registrants. In order to register, you will need to provide the following information: contact information, known allergies, credit card or checking account numbers.
Sibling discount: A $25.00 discount is offered for each additional sibling registering for the same week. 

Registration for Out-n-About Camp, August 15 - 19

If registration is full and you are interested in being placed on our waiting list or receiving emails about next year’s camp and programming at the Wissahickon Environmental Center please email WEC.


All camps will be held at theWissahickon Environmental Center

300 W. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

For more information you may call (215) 685-9285 or email WEC.