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Notchcliff Nature Programs

Summer Forest Friends

*Each Child Must Be Registered Separately.

Summer Forest Friends
Summer Forest Friends

Time & Location

Jun 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – Aug 15, 2024, 1:00 PM

Notchcliff Nature Programs, 11630 Glen Arm Rd, Glen Arm, MD 21057, USA

About the event

Join us for leafy adventures this summer! Children ages 3-5 (entering preschool), ages 5-7 (entering K-2nd grades), and ages 7-9 (entering 3rd-5th grades) will roam the forests and fields making seasonal discoveries and new friends. We will explore meadow, stream, pond, and woodland habitats, play games, make nature arts and handcrafts, and more!

This is a playful way to extend forest school throughout the summer. Classes take place 100% outdoors, rain-or-shine. Two nature-loving teachers guide up to 12 children during Forest Friends classes. In addition, we have teen volunteer Counselors-In-Training who assist staff during select weeks of camp. A complete list of gear, weather policies, and other details are provided upon registration.

Registration:

Registration is offered in weekly sessions. When registering siblings, please register each child seperately. Families are offered a discounted rate per week when registering for three or more weeks (Discount may be applied toward the registration of up to 2 children per family. Email Jasmine@erafans.org for details).

Schedule:

Camps are held in June, July, and August.  Drop-off classes run Monday through Thursday from 9-1 p.m. with an optional (unstructured) nature play date for families (including families and grandchildren of Glen Meadows residents) on Fridays between 10-12 p.m.

Community Building:

Each Friday, we open up the forest classroom for an optional nature play date for families. This provides a way to enjoy the forest classroom at Glen Meadows, which is exclusively used for Notchcliff programs. Families who register for camp or any other Notchcliff programs are welcome to attend any Fridays throughout the summer for FREE! One teacher will be present, but please note, this is not scheduled programming - it is simply a way to gather and play in community. If you enjoy gardening, we always appreciate help tending and watering our Pollinator Garden, too.

WEEKLY CAMP OPTIONS

Camps run Mon.-Thurs. from 9-1 p.m.; all Fridays are optional Family Nature Play Dates from 10-12 p.m.

JUNE

Week 1: June 10 - 13 (Pre-K Only)

Week 2: June 17 - 20 (Pre-K Only)

Week 3: June 24 - 27 (Pre-K, K-2nd)

*June 29 is International Mud Day!

JULY 

Week 4: July 8 - 11 (Pre-K, K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

Week 5: July 15  - 18 (Pre-K, K-2nd)

Week 6: July 22 - 25 (Pre-K, K-2nd)

Week 7: July 29 - August 1 (Pre-K, K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

AUGUST

Week 8: Aug. 5 -8 (Pre-K, K-2nd)

Week 9: Aug. 12 - 15 (Pre-K, K-2nd)

We honor the diverse background and abilities of everyone in our learning community. We work closely with families to ensure that every child receives necessary accommodations to thrive. Please reach out if you have specific questions about our approach to inclusion or need financial assistance to attend, please contact jasmine@erafans.org.

Enrollment Requirements:

Your child must be three years old by the 1st of the session they will attend. (EX. If you child turns three on July 3, they can attend the July session). Toilet-training is not required, but please let us know about this sensitive topic in advance so we can best support your child's needs.

Family Agreement:

Immersive outdoor learning means just that - we are outdoors in all kinds of weather! Families must read and sign our Family Agreement to acknowledge important policies that guide our program.

Our gear guide, weather policies and other details will be provided in your confirmation email. We look forward to amazing adventures with you and your child this summer!

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Camp Co-Directors:

Kelley McGill - Kelley.McGill@erafans.org

Leah Balkoski - Leah@erafans.org

Tickets

  • Session 1 (Pre-K): 6/10 - 6/13

    Monday, June 10, 2024 - Thursday, June 13, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
    Sold Out
  • Session 2 (Pre-K): 6/17-6/20

    Monday, June 17, 2024 - Thursday, June 20, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
    Sold Out
  • Session 3 (Pre-K): 6/24-6/27

    Monday, June 24, 2024 - Thursday, June 27, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 3 (K-2nd): 6/24-6/27

    Monday, June 24, 2024 - Thursday, June 27, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 4 (Pre-K): 7/8-7/11

    Monday, July 8, 2024 - Thursday, July 11, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 4 (K-2nd): 7/8-7/11

    Monday, July 8, 2024 - Thursday, July 11, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 4 (3rd-5th): 7/8-7/11

    Monday, July 8, 2024 - Thursday, July 11, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 5 (Pre-K): 7/15-7/18

    Monday, July 15, 2024 - Thursday, July 18, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
    Sold Out
  • Session 5 (K-2nd): 7/15-7/18

    Monday, July 15, 2024 - Thursday, July 18, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
    Sold Out
  • Session 6 (Pre-K): 7/22-7/25

    Monday, July 22, 2024 - Thursday, July 25, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 6 (K-2nd): 7/22-7/25

    Monday, July 22, 2024 - Thursday, July 25, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 7 (Pre-K): 7/29-8/1

    Monday, July 29, 2024 - Thursday, August 1, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 7 (K-2nd): 7/29-8/1

    Monday, July 29, 2024 - Thursday, August 1, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 7 (3rd-5th): 7/29-8/1

    Monday, July 29, 2024 - Thursday, August 1, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 8 (Pre-K): 8/5-8/8

    Monday, August 5, 2024 - Thursday, August 8, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 8 (K-2nd): 8/5-8/8

    Monday, August 5, 2024 - Thursday, August 8, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 9 (Pre-K): 8/12-8/15

    Monday, August 12, 2024 - Thursday, August 15, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00
  • Session 9 (K-2nd): 8/12-8/15

    Monday, August 12, 2024 - Thursday, August 15, 2024 Drop Off: 9:00 AM Pick Up: 1:00 PM Registering more than one child? Please register each child separately. Thank you!

    $275.00

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