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Nature Adventure Day Camp - Summer Camp Campfire 



July 4 to July 8 - Outdoor Odyssey

Put the camping back in camp! Campers will learn age-appropriate camping skills from out experienced instructors. Pack your bag, pitch a tent, start a fire, roast some marshmallows, and get ready for an exciting summer!

July 11 to July 15 -Scientific Shenanigans

We have a hypothesis that you'll have fun this week at camp. Let's run an experiment to find out! Methods will include activities like elephant toothpaste, slime, oobleck, and bottle rockets. Let's see what our results are and come to a conclusion!

July 18 to July 22 - Eco Enchantment

There's little bits of magic everywhere in nature! Campers will explore deep dark woods and enchanting waterfalls. They'll face fantastic beasts with custom wands and staffs in hand! Learn to make potions and unlock the secrets of a fun week at camp.

July 25 to July 29 - Curious Creatures

Come meet all of our animal friends at PEEC!  Whether it's old friends like Garret the Eastern Rat Snake or Gretta the American Toad, or new friends we make along the way, campers will learn about what makes animals unique through hands-on games and activities.  A special visit from Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will make the week complete!

August 1 to August 5 - Friends in Flight

Look up and see everything that happens in the sky! Campers will learn about cloud formation, launch homemade rockets, observe birds in their natural habitat. Featuring a visit from our feathered friends at Delaware Valley Raptor Center! 

August 8 to August 12 - Fossil Finders

Our Appalachian Mountains are among the oldest on Earth!  See the millions of years of history that are under our very feet! From Devoian Gastropod fossils to the signs of mile-high glaciers, come have a "rockin" good time!

August 15 to August 19 - PEEC Pursuits

Join us for one last week of camp to close out the 2022 season! Campers and counselors can work together to plan a week of all their favorite activities from the summer! 


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 Age groups are based on the grade campers will be entering in fall 2021.

TIKE HIKE (3-5 year old with adult)

These specialty weeks are for those who would like there first experience with camp with a familiar adult. Tike Hikes will take little ones and their loved one exploring the ponds, making crafts and taking nature walks all with the guidance of one of our PEEC staff members. Sessions from 9:00am to 1:00pm with maximum group of 10 children plus their adult.

TADPOLE (4 years old - kindergarten)

Tadpole camp focuses on introducing young ones to the outside world. They will enjoy games, crafts and plenty of discoveries. Maximum group size is 8 children. 

POLLIWOG (1st - 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 10 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 12 children. 

JUNIOR NATURALIST (5th - 6th 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 late-night program for an additional $25 that includes campfire cooking and ends at 8pm (van transportation is not available for the late night activity). Maximum group size 14 children.

SENIOR NATURALIST (7th - 9th 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. Camp fee includes a Thursday overnight at PEEC's tent site and dinner over a campfire, Friday breakfast and Friday bagged lunch. Maximum group size 14 children. 

VOLUNTEER COUNSELOR (14 years to 17 years)

Our Volunteer Counselor program is a leadership position for high school students interested in working at summer camp, changing children's lives, and gaining real-life job experience. This is considered a training position and not a camper program, the applicant is responsible for communication and following through with the application process. See Summer Camp page for more details. 


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