Camps

 Mid-Winter Camp: February 20th-24th, 2017

 

Stay warm during Winter Break as we explore the Arboretum with our snow boots and gloves on!  Children will enjoy some fun in the winter weather while learning about some of the curiosities of the winter season.  Please bring a snack and lunch and dress for the outdoors!  Pre-registration, health forms, and membership are required.  Attend for just one day or for the whole week!

Turtle Tots: (3-5 years old) 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
          $50/day or $225 for the week.
Click Here to Register for Turtle Tots! 
Explorers: (1st-3rd Grade) 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
           $70/day or $325 for the week.
Click Here to Register for Explorers! 

 

Summer Camp Open House

Saturday, April 1, 2017; 10:00am-12:30pm

Grab a chance to see what camp will look like at our Summer Camp Open House. Join us for a tour of the grounds, sample activities, and meet and greet with Camp Counselors and volunteers. All ages welcome, RSVP required.

Register Online Today.

 

Spring Break Camp: April 10-14, 2017

The days are getting longer and warmer and we are excited to explore the Arboretum.  Spend your break discovering the plants and animals emerging and returning from their winter homes!  Please bring a snack and lunch and dress for the outdoors!  Pre-registration, health forms, and membership are required.  Attend for just one day or for the whole week!

Turtle Tots: (3-5 years old) 9:00 am- 12:30 pm
          $55 per day or $250 for the week.
Click Here to Register for Turtle Tots! 
Explorers: (1st-3rd Grade) 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
           $75 per day or $350 for the week.
Click Here to Register for Explorers! 

June Turtle Tot Camp: June 12-16, 2017

Summer is almost here!  Get ready for summer with the CHA as we explore the woodlands, play games and more! This camp is exclusively for our Turtle Tots (3-5 Years Old).  Pre-registration, health forms, and membership are required.  Attend for just one day or for the whole week!

Turtle Tots: (3-5 years old) 9:00 am- 12:30 pm
          $55 per day or $250 for the week
Click Here to Register for Turtle Tots! 

June Turtle Tot Mini-Mini Camp: June 19-21, 2017

The week is short, and summer is right around the corner! Your child will spend the days exploring our woodlands and learning about the world around them. This camp is exclusively for our Turtle Tots (3-5 Years Old).  Pre-registration, health forms, and membership are required.  Attend for just one day or for the whole week!

Turtle Tots: (3-5 years old) 9:00 am- 12:30 pm
          $55 per day or $150 for the week
Click Here to Register for Camp! 

 

Nature Discover Summer Camp

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum provides a perfect environment for the children to learn about and appreciate the natural world.  Your child’s innate curiosity and joy in learning will be sparked by hands-on discovery led by our staff of experienced educators.  Each weekly theme incorporates science, outdoor exploration, and critical thinking that challenges and engages interests.  Time spent at Nature Discovery Camp will leave your camper with a lifetime of discoveries.  Pre-Registration, Health Forms, and Family Membership are required.

Summer Camp Themes 2017

Click Here to register for Turtle Tots

Click Here to register for Afternoon Acorns

Click Here to register for Explorers 

Click Here to register for Hawks

 

Please note:  Only families who are Arboretum Members can participate in this program.

Health Forms

If your child is participating in any of our weekly classes (Turtle Tots or After school Clubs) or camps, please be sure to have a health form completed and given to us by the first class. This ensures the health and safety of all of our participants!

You can download the health form here:  Camper_Health_and_Emergency_Form.pdf

Parent/Guardian Handbook

Please read through our Parent/Guardian handbook for useful information about Arboretum program rules and procedures. All program participants need to sign and return the agreement (found on the last page) two weeks before the start of a camp and/or Arboretum program. You can download the Parent/Guardian Handbook here: Parent Handbook 2016

Cancellation Policy

Registrations are accepted in the order they are received. All cancellation requests must be made in writing. Cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Refunds will be made except for a $50 non-refundable deposit. Cancellations made after the program begins will require a doctor’s note for a refund minus the non-refundable deposit. All returned checks received will be charged an additional $50 fee deduction for bank charges. CHA has the right to cancel any program and CHA will refund the full amount that was paid.