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Wissahickon Summer Camps

 

Wissahickon Environmental Center Summer Nature Camps

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 9am – 3 pm. Space is limited. Registration begins March 1, 2015. 

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 22-26, 2015 
Or June 29-July 3, 2015
Each child may only attend one week of camp

Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Cost: $185.00
Location: Wissahickon Environmental Center
300 W. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Information: Phone 215.685.9285 Email: WEC

Online Registration begins Sunday, March 1, 2015 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 22-26, 2015
Registration  for Week Two, June 29-July 3, 2015 

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 17-August 21, 2015  
     A second week of camp may be offered if staffing allows.

Hours: August 17-19 9:00am -3:00pm
Overnight Trip- August 20 9:00 am - August 21 1:00 pm.



Cost: $200.00
Location: Wissahickon Environmental Center
300 W. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Information: Phone 215.685.9285 Email: WEC

Online Registration begins Sunday March 1, 2015 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 17 - 21


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.