Thank you for your interest in summer camp at the Morris Arboretum!

Six weeks of Arboretum fun and learning with a variety of themes to satisfy inquisitive minds 4 to 10 years of age.  All camp activities are guided by a staff of experienced and licensed educators.
Camp runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm daily.

 

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Little Lightning Bugs (Ages 4-5) - June 26th to June 30th
Backyard Bug Adventure

Young explorers will use their observation skills to hunt for insects and arachnids that call the Arboretum home. Mini-entomologists will learn about insect life cycles and create fun "buggy crafts."

This camp is for children ages 4-5 years old.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 6/26/2017 and ending 6/30/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

Bloomfield Buddies - (Ages 6-10) - June 26th to June 30th
Scientific Time Travelers
Campers will experiment with microscopes, while exploring scientific inventions and achievements of the past, present and future.

Campers will be divided into age groups:
Junior Naturalists: Ages 6 and 7
Senior Naturalists: Ages 8 to 10

Content will be adapted for age appropriateness.
Note: Groups may be combined due to enrollment numbers
Irregular classes scheduled starting 6/26/2017 and ending 6/30/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

Little Lightning Bugs - (Ages 4-5) - July 3rd to July 7th, no camp on the 4th
Silly Science Fun
Curious little lightning bugs will transform into mad scientists during this fun hands-on week of scientific discovery. We will experiment with bubbles, make green slime, and create many messy science experiments.

Content will be adapted for age appropriateness.
Backyard Bug Adventure
Young explorers will use their observation skills to hunt for insects and arachnids that call the Arboretum home. Mini-entomologists will learn about insect life cycles and create fun "buggy crafts."

This camp is for children ages 4-5 years old.

NOTE: NO CAMP ON JULY 4th
A schedule has not been set up for this event at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 225.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 240.00 ea.

Bloomfield Buddies - (Ages 6-10) - July 3rd to July 7th, no camp on the 4th
Grossology Grandeur
Explore the science behind all of the things that make you say "Yuck"! We'll conduct slimy experiments, dig for worms, and get down and dirty in nature!

Campers will be divided into age groups:
Junior Naturalists: Ages 6 and 7
Senior Naturalists: Ages 8 to 10
Content will be adapted for age appropriateness.
Note: Groups may be combined due to enrollment numbers

NOTE: NO CAMP ON JULY 4th
Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/3/2017 and ending 7/7/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 225.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 240.00 ea.

Little Lightning Bugs - (Ages 4-5) - July 10th to July 14th
Paint, Sculpt, Play
Campers will create nature-inspired paintings on canvases and watercolor paper, make animal sculptures out of clay, and take mini expeditions around the Arboretum's lush gardens.


This camp is for children ages 4-5 years old.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/10/2017 and ending 7/14/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

Bloomfield Buddies - (Ages 6-10) - July 10th to July 14th
Where the Wild Things Are
Get your hiking shoes on as we explore the Arboretum's outback in search of Captain Fuzzy Bottom and friends-our groundhog Adventure Camp mascot.

Campers will be divided into age groups:
Junior Naturalists: Ages 6 and 7
Senior Naturalists: Ages 8 to 10
Content will be adapted for age appropriateness.
Note: Groups may be combined due to enrollment numbers

Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/10/2017 and ending 7/14/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

Little Lightning Bugs - (Ages 4-5) - July 17th to July 21st
Animal "Tales": Storytime and Art Explorations
Creative campers will listen to nature inspired stories and fables in different garden locations throughout the week. We will make our very own picture books inspired by the animal tales that we explore.


This camp is for children ages 4-5 years old.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/17/2017 and ending 7/21/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

Bloomfield Buddies - (Ages 6-10) - July 17th to July 21st (Week is Full)
Raiders of the Lost Arboretum: Archaeology at the Arboretum
Become an archaeologist on the grounds of the Arboretum's Springfield Mills. Campers will learn about local geology, conduct shoebox digs, and discover 19th/20th century life at Springfield Mills.

Campers will be divided into age groups:
Junior Naturalists: Ages 6 and 7
Senior Naturalists: Ages 8 to 10
Content will be adapted for age appropriateness.
Note: Groups may be combined due to enrollment numbers

Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/17/2017 and ending 7/21/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

Little Lightning Bugs - (Ages 4-5) - July 24th to 28th
An Ology A Day
Our budding scientists will explore a different "ology" each day of camp. Campers will receive a crash course in science disciplines ranging from biology to archaeology. Fun craft projects and shoebox digs will be enjoyed by all!

This camp is for children ages 4-5 years old.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/24/2017 and ending 7/28/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

Bloomfield Buddies - (Ages 6-10) - July 24th to 28th (Week is Full)
Art & Nature Poetry Jam
The sounds and sights of nature at the Arboretum will be the muse and inspiration for our creative campers to write, paint and create. Campers will keep nature field journals, write and recite poems, and paint on canvases.

Campers will be divided into age groups:
Junior Naturalists: Ages 6 and 7
Senior Naturalists: Ages 8 to 10
Content will be adapted for age appropriateness.
Note: Groups may be combined due to enrollment numbers

Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/24/2017 and ending 7/28/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

Little Lightning Bugs - (Ages 4-5) - July 31st to August 4th
Camp Nature Play
Campers will skip, jump, and play as we explore the gardens through scavenger hunts and mini hiking expeditions. We will play lots of games- including nature bingo-and make fun craft creations.

This camp is for children ages 4-5 years old.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/31/2017 and ending 8/4/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

Bloomfield Buddies - (Ages 6-10) - July 31st to August 4th (Week is Full)
Nature Ninja Warriors
This is a perfect week for energetic campers and Ninja Warrior fans! Campers will enjoy lots of summer fun and physical activity with hiking expeditions, games, scavenger hunts, dance parties and more.

Campers will be divided into age groups:
Junior Naturalists: Ages 6 and 7
Senior Naturalists: Ages 8 to 10
Content will be adapted for age appropriateness.
Note: Groups may be combined due to enrollment numbers

Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/31/2017 and ending 8/4/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.

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