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About PEEC's Nature Adventure Camps

Day Camp: PEEC day camp is for children ages 3 through 15 and runs June, July and August. Six different programs, for campers of different ages, are offered every week. Each week of camp, for each age group, has a different specific theme--from nature photography to fishing--so that campers enrolled for multiple weeks will learn different things and have different experiences. Programs challenge each age group appropriately and include both educational and recreational activities. The camp day runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Resident Camp: For middle school and high school students, PEEC also offers five-night "sleepaway" camp . Like the day camp, each week has a specific outdoor adventure focus, from backpacking to biking to canoeing. Nights may be spent in PEEC cabins or at campsites along the river or the Appalachian trail, depending on the program. The overnight camps provide students with real challenges and a great sense of accomplishment.


Special Needs Camp - "Growing Green": PEEC works closely with Easter Seals of Eastern Pennsylvania to offer the "Growing Green" residential camp program for children with special needs. Five week-long camp sessions are held, and campers may join either a children's group or a young adult group for ages 15 and up. Growing Green campers experience nature first hand by maintaining PEEC organic garden and assisting in trail maintenance. We also focus on life skills that provide a sense of independence. A compassionate and qualified staff trained by Easter Seals helps campers tap into their strengths. Growing Green campers live on the same campus, and at the same time, as PEEC day camp and resident camp, providing many opportunities for joint activities.


PEEC summer camps are led by instructors and counselors with training in childhood behavior, special needs, wilderness first aid and risk management, as well as expertise in subjects relevant to PEEC's mission including ecology, botany, astronomy, boating and orienteering.

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Age Group Descriptions

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July 3 to July 7 - Creek Week

Go creek stomping in this stream-lined week of water fun. Look under rocks to see what lives beneath, look for frogs and fish, and explore our ponds and waterways. Water shoes are a must for this week! Senior Naturalist campers will go on a river day trip.

July 10 to July 14 - Camper's Choice

What to learn knot tying? Make upcycled crafts? In this new camper-led week campers can help choose a theme and help plan their groups activities! Each group will still have time to go swimming, hiking and do all the things that make PEEC's camp great!

July 17 to July 21 - Nature Gone Wild

What makes an animal wild? Are humans wild or domesticated? We will answer these questions through hands-on exploration, activities, and games. Junior and Senior Naturalists will design and lead a camp-wide Nature Olympics.

July 24 to July 28 - PEEC Rocks!

Don't take geology for granite! Enjoy a gneiss week of exploring the geology and history of our planet from ancient animals to modern day wildlife. Junior Naturalists will go on a quarry trip to collect real fossils. Senior Naturalists will go on a cave trip.

July 31 to August 4 - Outdoor Living Skills

Learn methods of living off the land that humans have developed, shelter building, and fire building techniques. Senior Naturalists will have the option to build and sleep in primitive shelters.

August 7 to August 11 - Water World

Water, water everywhere! Get your feet wet while exploring ponds, muck raking, and experiencing the Delaware River watershed. Junior Naturalists campers will go off-site to explore local creeks and even the Delaware River

August 14 to August 18 - Messy Mayhem

Do you like slimy, ooey gooey messes? This week we'll find as many ways possible to send campers home covered in mud, paint or other goopy goodness.

August 21 to August 25 - Superpowers

Salamanders can regrow a limb. Fleas can jump 200 times their height. Bumblebees can sense electrical fields in flowers. Search for splendid superpowers surrounding us in the natural world.


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 Age groups are based on the grade campers will be entering in fall 2017.

POLLIWOG (5 years old - 2nd grade)

Learn by doing while exploring the outside world under the supervision of trained camp staff.  Your child will enjoy games, crafts, and outdoor discoveries in a group with a maximum of 14 children.

WET AND SLIMY (3rd - 4th grade) 

Wet and Slimy campers experience fun craft projects, games, hikes, and nature discovery sessions. Campers are encouraged to explore the natural world around them while being closely supervised by our experienced staff in a group of maximum 16 children. 

JUNIOR NATURALIST (5th - 7th grade)

Junior Naturalist campers participate in creative activities that nurture their natural curiosity about the environment, including interpretive hikes, educational games, fun projects, and much more! Thursdays feature an optional late-night program for an additional $10 that includes campfire cooking and ends at 8pm (van transportation is not available for the late night activity). 

SENIOR NATURALIST (8th - 11th grade)

Senior Naturalist camp weeks are designed to encourage campers to experience new things. Each week is filled with exciting adventures and challenges. The experiences they have and the skills they learn will prepare them for the future. Non-residential weeks include a Thursday overnight at PEEC's tent site and dinner over a campfire.

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Summer Camp Terms & Conditions


1. I give permission for my child to participate in all program activities.
2. PEEC is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal articles.
3. My child will follow all camp guidelines for standards of behavior. Noncompliance may involve appropriate disciplinary action, including possible dismissal.
4. I understand that in case of dismissal or voluntary withdrawal from camp, no refunds will be given.
5. Photographs taken of participants at PEEC may be used for publicity purposes.
6. I give permission for my child to attend field trips run by PEEC and ride in a PEEC vehicle on these trips.
7. I will pick up my child on time, if not, I agree to pay a $15 late pick up charge.

In the event you need to cancel, please notify PEEC in writing at least two weeks prior to the program. Your camp fees, minus $25/child, will be refunded.


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