Programs & Activities




Programs & Activities

Exploration Camps for 3-6 year olds

Children in this age group are curious and full of enthusiasm, but they tend to need encouragement and adult guidance as they learn to explore and navigate the outdoors. Our camps focus on getting the kids outside for lots of hands-on exploration that will enhance the discovery of their senses.

Exploration Camps for 3-4 year-olds: Tadpoles

Tadpoles embark on a highly sensory journey through activities such as playing in the insect orchestra, making playdough, and finger painting animals that they see!
Sessions are Mon-Fri from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm & include lunchtime.

June 12th-16th: Nature Explorers
Explore Riverbend's habitats through fun activities like searching for macroinvertebrates in the stream and birdwatching with binoculars all while focusing on the principles of Leave No Trace.
Full Price:  $200
June 19th-23rd: Mythical Forest
Use your imagination and discover the difference between fairy tales and fairy shrimp while creating troll homes in this enchanted week.
Full Price:  $200
June 26th-30th: Jeeper's Creepers
Look for the many insects that call Riverbend home and learn some of their names and where they like to live!
Full Price:  $200
July 10th-14th: Go Green Team!
Welcome to Riverbend's Green Team! Our mission is to care for the planet by learning, experimenting and adopting sustainability practices such as recycling and composting.
Full Price:  $200
July 17th-21st: Nature's Superheroes
Delve in to the super "powers" animals have adapted in order to thrive, and make a special superhero of your own using your new knowledge about camouflage, migration, and more!
Full Price:  $200
July 24th-28th: My First Wilderness Adventure
Channel your inner explorer and learn basic camping skills such as how to set up a tent, collect tinder for a fire, and hike in the forest!
Full Price:  $200
July 31st - August 4th: Summer Splash
Splish splash through the stream as we learn what kind of aquatic critters call Riverbend home and how we can care for their homes in the water!
Full Price:  $200
August 7th-11th: Riverbend's Animal Helpers
Help Riverbend take care of our animal friends that live in the barn, and learn about their natural habitats and how they would survive in the wild!
Full Price:  $200
August 14th-18th: Little Einsteins
Create ooey gooey slime, foaming volcanoes, magic paper balls, and more as we explore how scientists create experiments!
Full Price:  $200

Remaining camp capacity is updated manually on this page, and thus may not always reflect actual capacity. However, spaces remaining are accurately determined via our "Register online" button.

View camp schedule, themes and price Register online

Exploration Camps for 4-year-olds: Rangers

4 year olds currently participating in a full day preschool
Rangers enjoy their days packed with highly imaginative activities, such as acting out photosynthesis, pretending to be macroinvertebrates, and learning how blubber works through a science experiment!
Sessions are Mon-Fri from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
(*The full-day option is only recommended for children who are already participating in full-day programs*).

June 12th-16th: Nature Explorers
Explore Riverbend's habitats through fun activities like searching for macroinvertebrates in the stream and birdwatching with binoculars all while focusing on the principles of Leave No Trace.
Full Price:  $370
June 19th-23rd: Mythical Forest
Use your imagination and discover the difference between fairy tales and fairy shrimp while creating troll homes in this enchanted week.
Price:  $370
June 26th-30th: Jeeper's Creepers
Look for the many insects that call Riverbend home and learn some of their names and where they like to live!
Price:  $370
July 10th-14th: Go Green Team!
Welcome to Riverbend's Green Team! Our mission is to care for the planet by learning, experimenting and adopting sustainability practices such as recycling and composting.
Price:  $370
July 17th-21st: Nature's Superheroes
Delve in to the super "powers" animals have adapted in order to thrive, and make a special superhero of your own using your new knowledge about camouflage, migration, and more!
Price:  $370
July 24th-28th: My First Wilderness Adventure
Channel your inner explorer and learn basic camping skills such as how to set up a tent, collect tinder for a fire, and hike in the forest!
Full Price:  $370
July 31st - August 4th: Summer Splash
Splish splash through the stream as we learn what kind of aquatic critters call Riverbend home and how we can care for their homes in the water!
Price:  $370
August 7th-11th: Riverbend's Animal Helpers
Help Riverbend take care of our animal friends that live in the barn, and learn about their natural habitats and how they would survive in the wild!
Price:  $370
August 14th-18th: Little Einsteins
Create ooey gooey slime, foaming volcanoes, magic paper balls, and more as we explore how scientists create experiments!
Full Price:  $370
August 21st-25th: Greetings from Planet Earth
Celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21st by exploring our solar system within the Milky Way galaxy. Discover what natural components make our earth so special, such as: soil, oxygen, and all the critters that call earth home.
Full Price:  $370

Remaining camp capacity is updated manually on this page, and thus may not always reflect actual capacity. However, spaces remaining are accurately determined via our "Register online" button.

View camp schedule, themes and price Register online

Exploration Camps for 5-6-year-olds: Adventurers

Adventurers make new connections through lots of activities, including exploring the meadow with nets to find bugs, creating ooey-gooey slime to learn about chemistry and hiking through the stream to learn about watersheds!
Sessions are Mon-Fri from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

June 12th-16th: Nature Explorers
Explore Riverbend's habitats through fun activities like searching for macroinvertebrates in the stream and birdwatching with binoculars all while focusing on the principles of Leave No Trace.
Full Price:  $370
June 19th-23rd: Mythical Forest
Use your imagination and discover the difference between fairy tales and fairy shrimp while creating troll homes in this enchanted week.
Full Price:  $370
June 26th-30th: Jeeper's Creepers
Look for the many insects that call Riverbend home and learn some of their names and where they like to live!
Price:  $370
July 10th-14th: Go Green Team!
Welcome to Riverbend's Green Team! Our mission is to care for the planet by learning, experimenting and adopting sustainability practices such as recycling and composting.
Price:  $370
July 17th-21st: Nature's Superheroes
Delve in to the super "powers" animals have adapted in order to thrive, and make a special superhero of your own using your new knowledge about camouflage, migration, and more!
Price:  $370
July 24th-28th: My First Wilderness Adventure
Channel your inner explorer and learn basic camping skills such as how to set up a tent, collect tinder for a fire, and hike in the forest!
Full Price:  $370
July 31st - August 4th: Summer Splash
Splish splash through the stream as we learn what kind of aquatic critters call Riverbend home and how we can care for their homes in the water!
Full Price:  $370
August 7th-11th: Riverbend's Animal Helpers
Help Riverbend take care of our animal friends that live in the barn, and learn about their natural habitats and how they would survive in the wild!
Full Price:  $370
August 14th-18th: Little Einsteins
Create ooey gooey slime, foaming volcanoes, magic paper balls, and more as we explore how scientists create experiments!
Full Price:  $370
August 21st-25th: Greetings from Planet Earth
Celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21st by exploring our solar system within the Milky Way galaxy. Discover what natural components make our earth so special, such as: soil, oxygen, and all the critters that call earth home.
Full Price:  $370
August 28th - September 1st: Summer Camp Classics
Join us for one last adventure around Riverbend as campers and staff alike celebrate their favorite games, crafts, exploration activities and have good ole fashioned fun!
Price:  $370

Remaining camp capacity is updated manually on this page, and thus may not always reflect actual capacity. However, spaces remaining are accurately determined via our "Register online" button.

View camp schedule, themes and price Register online

 

 

 

 

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