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April Break Virtual Nature Camp

Join the Humber Arboretum online for a Virtual Nature Camp during the 2021 April Break! 

About

Aimed at kids aged 7-11, virtual Nature Camp with the Humber Arboretum is a fun and engaging week of programming. Through games, challenges, and activities campers will learn about the natural world and discover new ways to explore outdoorsCreate a sound map, start a nature journal, learn about tracking, and more.  

Details

Camp spaces are booked per family/screen, so siblings can join in together. 

Live sessions run for two hours each morning, with an optional half-hour check in mid-afternoon. 

Date: Monday April 12 to Friday April 16, 2021 

Time: 9:00 am to 11:05 am camp programming; plus optional 2:00 pm to 2:35 pm session 

Cost: $125 per family/device for the week (multiple children may participate through the same screen) 

Registration Deadline: The deadline to register for camp is 11:59 pm on Thursday April 8.

 

Cancellation Policy:

In the event that the Province cancels the planned school break, families will be issued a full refund. Otherwise the cancellation policy is a full refund minus $25 administration fee if you choose to cancel one week or more in advance of the first day of camp, or a 50% refund if you cancel with less than one week before the start of camp.

 

Overview

 Monday: Getting to Know You and Nature 

Tuesday: Sounds and Shelters 

Wednesday: Birds, Birds, Birds 

Thursday: Tracking 

Friday: Games, Games, Games 

 

Bring-Your-Own Supplies

Each camper should have these materials ready for the week. More details are provided after registration. If you will have a problem providing any of these materials, please let us know. 

Required

  • Pencil and eraser
  • Pencil crayons
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Scissors
  • Notebook / journal
  • Printer-sized paper (at least five sheets), suitable for folding into paper airplanes
  • Small thin straight sticks, about 20 cm long, collected from outside (see photo)
  • Thin string 

Optional:

  • Fun hats 
  • Silly costume 
  • Stuffed animal/favourite toy 
  • Nature object to discuss in sharing circle 

 

 

Two straight sticks, string, and scissors

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Humber Arboretum Summer Nature Camp is accredited by the Ontario Camps Association.