Summer Camps

2020 North Hero Summer Camps

There are a variety of summer camps organized by North Hero Rec. & held at Camp Ingalls & Knight’s Point State Park in North Hero that we highly recommend & help promote.

See the North Hero Recreation Committee’s website for more details.

PRESCHOOL NATURE CAMP (ages 3-5)

August 17, 19, 21, from 9am to 1pm

Enjoy the forests & fields at Camp Ingalls. The day will begin with outside play & games in the Longhouse. Learning through guided exploration, children will engage in hikes, stories, music, dance & art. Daily themes are linked to the above activities. Together we will prepare healthy snacks. Limit of 12.

2020 Summer Camp Registration Form
NATURE CAMP
(ages 6-9)

July 6 – 10, from 9am to 1pm

We will focus on the different habitats at Camp Ingalls & Butternut Hill. We will hike the trails, explore the fields & lakeshore of this unique town park. We will learn about the habitats through hands-on investigations as well as arts & crafts. Campers will record their observations in their journals & will play nature & focused team building games. One full day will be spent at the lake. Together we will prepare healthy snacks. Limit of 16.

2020 Summer Camp Registration Form
GREEN MTN ADVENTURE CAMP (ages 9-12)

August 3 – 7, from 9am to 1pm

Have you ever wondered what it was like to live during the late 1700s? In this engaging camp, children will learn how early settlers and the original Abenaki people lived and survived. Campers will make candles, build a fire, use a minnow trap, bake bread, make butter, build a shelter, use a compass to learn orienteering skills, learn about survival skills and more! Campers will explore a unique way of life while developing confidence and independence through the mastery of new skills. Snbacks will be all about eating the foods we make! If you child thrives on adventure and loves meeting new friends, this is the camp to choose. Limit of 16.

2020 Summer Camp Registration Form
LET’S ACT THEATER CAMP! (ages 8-11)

August 10 – 14, 9am to 2pm

This exciting theater camp is a fun and creative way for your child to enjoy summer. Campers will select a play, develop characters, design and build set all in preparation for a final performance. Meet new friends, share ideas and exercise your creative spirit. Whether you prefer to be on stage or behind the scenes, this will be a unique & creative experience. Camp takes place at Camp Ingalls.

2020 Summer Camp Registration Form
KAYAK CAMP LEVEL 1
(ages 7-11)

July 13-17, 9:30 – 11:30am

Join us for a week of fun & games while learning the basics of paddling. This camp is designed for children who have never paddled before. We will learn how to feel comfortable & safe on the water. We will learn how to paddle efficiently forward, backward & around as we paddle along the shoreline. Limit of 12.

Directors: John & Berney Skutel, ACA Certified

2020 Summer Camp Registration Form
KAYAK CAMP LEVEL 2
(ages 7-11)

July 13-17, 1 to 3pm

Launching from a variety of sites around the Islands. This class is designed for children who have participated in our Level 1 class or who have had paddling experience with level 1 strokes. We will learn more advanced strokes & increase our paddling stamina as we explore the shorelines around the Islands. Our focus is on fun & safety. If your child likes to explore & is comfortable padding, this is the class to choose. Limit of 12.

Directors: John & Berney Skutel, ACA Certified

2020 Summer Camp Registration Form