Nature Adventurers Themes

A new adventure each week!

Week 2: Forest Heroes Academy
Awaken your inner hero and prepare to fight evil by facing awareness challenges, completing obstacle courses, playing games, and carrying out secret missions.

 

Weeks 3 & 6: Hidden Forest Trailblazers
We have scouted out poison ivy free pockets of forest for this camp! Explore off trail, chart unchartered territory, play forest games, set camera traps, and create maps or field guides. Share stories, adventures, maps, guides, and/or camera trap pictures with other Greenwell campers.

 

Weeks 4 & 11: Nature Art & Wild-crafting
Learn about nature sculpture artists including Andy Goldsworthy, Olga Ziemska, and Anne Gillespie and mud mural artist, Yusuke Asai. Create all natural paint brushes, natural pigment paints, and nature sculptures. Construct crafts using natural materials.

 

Week 8: Nature’s Bounty Chefs
Learn about what plants need to survive, food webs, producers, consumers, decomposers, and dynamic equilibrium through fun games and activities. Follow a healthy snack recipe each day using food grown locally. Don’t worry; you will still be able to eat S’mores one day this week.

 

Week 10: Survival Skills
Learn the survival rules of 3 and how to prioritize in a survival situation through stories, games, and activities. Build a survival shelter, take part in a friction fire demo, purify water, try a few wilderness cooking techniques, and make cordage.