Camps

We have eight weeks of summer camp plus multiple mini camps throughout the year!

Our camps range from 3 years old (must be able to use the bathroom alone) through 4th grade.

 

 

 

Spring Mini Camp – Cancelled
April 6th-10th

The days are getting warmer, longer, and noisier. Explore the Arboretum this spring break and discover the plants and animals that are emerging from their winter state.  Please bring a snack and lunch and dress for the outdoors.
Pre-registration online, health forms, and membership are required.  Attend for just one day or for the whole week.

Turtle Tots (3 years olds-K) 9:00 am—12:30pm Campers must be three by December 1st 2019 and be able to use the bathroom alone
$55/day or $250 for the week (Wednesday is sold out)

 

Explorers (1st & 2nd Graders) 9:00am—3:00pm
$75/day or $350 for the week

 

Parent Camp Handbook
Camper Health and Emergency Form

 

June Mini Camps – Two Weeks
June 15th-19th and 22nd-26th

Summer is almost here. Get ready for the season 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 online, health forms,and membership are required. Attend for just one day or for the whole week. Please bring a lunch and a snack.

Turtle Tots 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Campers must be three by March 1st 2020 and be able to use the bathroom alone
$55/day or $250/week

Registration for the Week of June 15th

Registration for the week of June 22nd

Parent Camp Handbook
Camper Health and Emergency Form

 

Nature Discovery Summer Camp

For children in grades Pre-K through 4th!

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum provides a perfect environment for 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 and memories.

Camp begins on June 29th for 8-one week sessions. Camps are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Click on the age below to register today!

Extended Care Options
Turtle Tots:
Rising kindergartners can stay for Kindergarten Extension until 3pm for an extra $100 per week
Explorers and Trailblazers: Rising 1st-4th graders can stay for extended care until 4pm for $100 a week (or $20 a day)

Weekly Camp Topics

Pre-registration, health forms, signed parent agreement, and membership are required.

Turtle Tots (3 years olds-K) 9:00 am—12:30pm Campers must be three by March 1, 2020 and be able to use the bathroom alone
$250 for the week
Kindergarten Extansion (K only) 12:30-3:00pm
Extra $100 per week

Register Here for Turtle Tots

Explorers (1st & 2nd Graders) 9:00am—3:00pm
$350 for the week

Register Here for Explorers

Trailblazers (3rd & 4th Graders) 9:00am—3:00pm  Only Offered the weeks of August 10th and 17th
$350 for the week

Register Here for Trailblazers

Parent Camp Handbook
Camper Health and Emergency Form

 

 

August Mini Camp
August 24th-28th 

School hasn’t started just yet, enjoy the last week of summer at CHA. This camp is exclusively for our Turtle Tots (3-5 years old).  Pre-registration online, health forms,and membership are required. Attend for just one day or for the whole week. Please bring a lunch and a snack.

Turtle Tots 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Campers must be three by March 1st 2020 and be able to use the bathroom alone
$55/day or $250/week

Register Here

Parent Camp Handbook
Camper Health and Emergency Form

 

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

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 Camp Handbook

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.