Kirkwood Science Camp

Kirkwood Scientist Exploration Camp

Session 1: June 21-25
Session 2: June 28-July 2
Session 3: July 26-July 30
Session 4: August 2-6
Price: $400/session (includes Headwaters T-shirt)

General registration: Ages 5-13
Counselor-in-training program: ages 14+

Drop off : 8:30 and 9:00 am.
Pick up: between 2:30 and 3:00 pm each day.

Meals: please bring a bag lunch, water bottle, and snack for each day of camp.

Camp overview:

Over the week, Headwaters instructors will guide participants through exploring the natural systems around them and developing curiosity about the natural world.

Campers will explore the native diversity in the Kirkwood area. We will take hikes and investigate the local ecosystem. We’ll ask questions about what we’re seeing, collect data, and find answers. There will be time for games, scavenger hunts, play, and time to cool off.

Register: You can register for as many weeks as you like on our registration page below. Campers do not need to attend all 4 weeks.

Session 1 – Insects

Campers will explore the native diversity of insects in the high alpine environment.  We will take short hikes, do activities, and we’ll ask questions about what we’re seeing, collect data, and find answers. There will be time for games, scavenger hunts, and time to splash in the local stream.

Session 2 – Water

Campers will explore the unique watershed of Kirkwood.  We will investigate water related questions and try to find answers.  There will be time for games, scavenger hunts, and time to splash in the local stream.

Session 3 – Animals and Plants

 

Campers will learn about the unique flora and fauna in the area surrounding Kirkwood.  We will take short hikes around the area and look for signs of animal life, as well as investigate animal and plant related questions and try to find answers.  There will be time for games, scavenger hunts, and time to splash in the local stream.

Session 4 – Soil, Rocks, and Water

 

Campers will explore the Kirkwood area and learn about its natural resources.  We will investigate water, soil, and Earth science related questions and try to find answers.  There will be time for games, scavenger hunts, and time to splash in the local stream.

Additional Materials:

Once you have registered your child, please take a look at the following materials. Be sure to fill out the camp waiver form below and view the packing list to prepare for the program.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancelations are subject to a $25 fee and only allowed 6 weeks from camp. If there is someone else to fill the spot we will accept trades.