Take it Outside…Explore, Play, and Learn this Summer with Fields Pond day camps! Time to don your explorer’s cap and take it outside to discover the thrill of adventure as we explore the different ecosystems here at Fields Pond. Our camps feature outdoor explorations, games, stories, and arts activities designed to build children’s knowledge of and connection to nature. Open to ages 6-12, we maintain small camper groups that allow us to build a community of cooperating and caring.
Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden
Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $200 member/week, $250 nonmember. Advance registration is required. Financial assistance is available. Application available on website, www.maineaudubon.org. Please call 989-2591 with any questions.
July 8 – July 12 Water World
Water will drive our adventures this week, steering us into motion on a global and local level. Experience your journey as a drop of water, a frog in a pond, and a fish in the river. Enjoy visits from guest scientists dedicating their time to improving water quality for all living things.
July 15 – July 19 EcoExplorers
Discover the thrill of adventure as we explore the different ecosystems here at Fields Pond. Experience the diversity of life and habitat in a different ecosystem each day. Come explore our wonderful world and enjoy the thrill of exercising your body and your mind!
July 29 – August 2 The Big and Small of it All
From exploring our climax forest to microhikes, your camper will be on a roller coaster of magnificent proportions as we move through big ideas like interdependence on down to microscopic larvae in the pond. Join us as savor the amazement of how big and how small our wonderful world is.
August 5 – August 9 Natural Expressions
What could be more valuable than an appreciation of art and nature? An appreciation of art IN nature! Let all of Fields Pond be your muse as we couple explorations and observations in nature with expressions of creative freedom. Campers will draw, paint, build, write and act their way through an amazing week looking at our wonderful world through an artist’s lens.