Wissahickon Environmental Center Summer Nature Camps - 2017
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 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 9:00 am.
Tree House Adventure Camp
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 19- June 23, 2017 OR June 26-June 30, 2017
(Each child may only attend one week of camp)
Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Online Registration begins Wednesday, March 1 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.
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 14-August 18, 2017
Hours: August 14-16 9:00am -3:00pm
Overnight Trip- August 17 9:00 am - August 18 12:00 pm.
Online Registration begins Wednesday March 1 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.
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 the Wissahickon Environmental Center
300 W. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
For more information you may call (215) 685-9285 or email WEC.