Raccoons and Owls

Entering Kindergarten and 1st Grade (Must be five by the start of Camp Week)

Entering Grades K-1


Campers entering Kindergarten and 1st grade learn about the world around them through up close animal encounters, exploring the fields, woods and pond and participating in age appropriate hands-on activities, crafts and games,  Through nature and science discoveries, Raccoons and Owls build upon their self-confidence and develop camp friendships.  These groups meet at picnic tables under a pavilion  or tent in Astro Field. This location is where most of our camp is housed and offers plenty of space to run around and a central location to head out from for the day’s explorations.

Raccoons ~ Entering Kindergarten (must be age 5 by the start of camp week)
Owls ~ Entering Grade 1

  • Monday-Friday
  • 1  week sessions
  • 8:30am-5:00pm (1/2 day option for 5 year olds, please see Chipmunks)

Click HERE for 2021 Camp Themes

Sample Day for  Raccoons and Owls: An All Day Food Web

8:30-9:00 Rolling drop off

9:00-9:15 Arrival choice of a craft or games in the field

9:20-9:40 All camp morning circle with announcements and songs

9:45-10:30 Visit the garden to water and pick ingredients for a special snack

10:30-10:50 Snack time

10:50-11:50 Play a game of Predator and Prey throughout the camp

11:50-12:00 Rehydrate and wash up for Lunch

12:00-1:00 Eat lunch and choose activities with rest of Lunch Bunch campers

1:00-2:00 Head to the Greenhouse to check out the carnivorous plants and their prey

2:00-2:45 Live animal presentation with a Science Center Naturalist

2:45-3:30 Venus fly trap craft

3:30-5:00 Rolling pick up, free choice activities

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