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This summer, Outdoor Discovery Camp is excited to offer a fun-filled camp focused on exploring the great outdoors and encouraging an appreciation for the natural environment. Amy Hull, PMEC Coordinator and her fun, creative staff is looking forward to making 2021 the most memorable summer ever!

Campers will need to bring: a labeled water bottle, change of clothes, bathing suit, towel, snacks, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, closed toe shoes for hiking, sandals for water play. (More information can be found in the Parent Manual below).


Who
: Entering grades 1-6 

What: Outdoor Discovery Camp, M-F 9-4pm (extended care is also available)
Where: Peabody Mill Environmental Center
When: June 21st - August 13th 

Camp Fees: 

Full Summer Fee:
$1,550R; $1,870NR

Weekly Fee:
 $215R; $255NR

Daily Fee:
$45R; $55NR Daily registrations are non-refundable
 

Extended Care
: (Mini-Campers are welcome in Extended Care. Want more information on Mini-Camp for our 4 and 5 year olds? Click HERE)

Before Care: 7:30am-9:00am
    Daily Fee: $10R; $15NR
    Weekly Fee: $45R; $55NR

After Care: 4pm-5:30pm
    Daily Fee: $10R; $15NR
    Weekly Fee: $45R; $55NR

Before & After Care: 7:30am-5:30pm
   Daily Fee: $15; $20NR
   Weekly Fee: $75R; $90NR

Field Trips... Coming Soon
Outdoor Discovery Camp will join friends from Baboosic Lake Camp for field trips on Wednesdays! Field Trip prices increase by $10 if payment is not in the Friday before the trip. Prices will appear once the field trip is added to your cart and campers must also be signed up for the day of camp to register for a field trip. Drop-off and pick-up for all field trips is at PMEC! Space is limited so register soon!


Daily Schedule
  • 7:00-9:00AM - Before Care
  • 9:00-9:30 AM - Check-In/ Gaga Ball
  • 9:30 AM - Group Meet and Daily Introductions
  • 9:30 AM - Community Time - We will have a large group game or activity
  • 9:45 AM - Snack Time
  • 10:00 AM-12:00PM - Theme Block Stations (specific to that week's theme!)
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch
  • 1:00-3:00 PM - Water Play or Hiking
  • 3:30-4:00 PM - Gaga Ball/Check-Out
  • 4:00PM-5:30PM - After Care

Weekly Themes
Camp Sampler (Week 1, June 21st- June 25th)
Come and meet your favorite PMEC/Outdoor Discovery Counselors and get a sneak peak of camp. Every day this week will be a different theme day from the Outdoor Discovery weekly themes below. Please note, there is no field trip this week.

Eco-Zone (Week 2, June 28th-July 2nd)
Our eco-adventure will help us gain an appreciation of our natural surroundings. Discover the three R's of Green Living: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle! Campers will be amazed at all the fun games and art we can create while reducing, reusing, and recycling!

Trash to Treasure (Week 3, July 5th - July 9th)
Learn how to use commonly discarded items and environmental materials to create beautiful pieces of art. Re-purpose items such as CD cases, yogurt containers, Popsicle sticks and more to create mosaics, birdhouses, etc.!

Minute to Win it (Week 4, July 12th- July 16th)
It's time to see how many rubber bands can be wrapped around a watermelon, or how many apples you can bob. This week is all about seeing what fun things can be done in just a minute’s worth of time!

Around the World in 5 Days (Week 5, July 19th -July 23rd)
Get ready to zoom through all the places on your travel bucket list! We will explore games and wildlife from different countries along with some Olympic style competitions!

Capture the Flag, with a Twist (Week 6, July 26th - July 30th)
Be one of three groups to build a shelter and a fort in a secret location. With other skills learned this week, hide a map with coordinates to your fort. Play Capture the Flag using a compass and camouflage. Plan rescue missions to save captured team mates!

Castaway (Week 7, August 2nd -August 6th)
Spend the week exploring and fishing the streams and ponds in the area. Learn the types of fish found in the ponds and streams and how to best catch them. Counselors will teach you the ins and outs of fishing using a variety of methods!

H2-OH!! (Week 8, August 9th- August 13th)
A perennial favorite has been modified to provide even more fun in this water based program. Campers will explore different types of wetlands in the Joe English Conservation Land and the wildlife that lives there. WARNING, you will get wet and muddy!! We may even have some water gun and water balloon fights!

Field Trips
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp will join friends from Baboosic Lake Summer camp for field trip days, all on Wednesdays! (Some dates may be subject to change). Field Trip prices increase by $10 if payment is not in the Friday before the trip. Space is limited so register soon. Drop off and pick-up for all field trips is at PMEC, 66 Brook Road.

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Before Care 
N/A  6 and under  MTuWThF  06/21/2021 - 08/13/2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Peabody Mill Environmental Center
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After Care 
N/A  6 and under  MTuWThF  06/21/2021 - 08/13/2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Peabody Mill Environmental Center
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Before & After Care 
N/A  6 and under  MTuWThF  06/21/2021 - 08/13/2021
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Peabody Mill Environmental Center
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Outdoor Discovery Camp 
N/A  1 - 6  MTuWThF  06/21/2021 - 08/13/2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Peabody Mill Environmental Center
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