Mindful Journey Academy Summer Camp
Week 1: Welcome Fairies! June 6-10
Welcome to Wondering Woods! This opening camp will help children find and create magical spaces using what is surrounding them to meet their own needs. They will go on nature walks, work on handwork, painting, reading and guided meditation. Using creativity, children will create their own fairy homes, cozy nooks, and listen to magical stories.
Week 2: Wondering Woods June 13-17
Campers will explore the 6 acres of land and streams by going on nature hikes. This camp, we will learn to whittle, make a walking stick, and take many hikes and enjoy the fun of the woods. Campers will learn to identify plants, trees, birds, and insects.
Week 3: Wilderness Adventure June 20-24
This camp will have students foraging for food, exploring the natural sciences. Campers will learn how to start a fire and enjoy living off of the land for survival. Natural paints will be used for artwork by collecting berries on the land to use.
Week 4: Walking with Your Spirit Animal June 27-July 1
Campers will be able to identify their spirit animal, incorporating yoga and movement. Recognizing animal prints and tracking, campers will have the opportunity to create poetry and incorporate photography. They will learn about native animals to the land and create fun Native American art.
No camp July 4-8
Week 5: Whoooo’s Habitat? July 11-15
This camp will help children to both identify as well as create habitats for bees, bats, and other living creatures. Birdhouses will be painted, a grove of trees will be planted, and wildflowers will be sowed for bees.
Week 6: Water and Waste Management July 18-22
This camp will address zero plate waste, foraging, composting, and the war on plastic. Campers will be gardening and learning about tributaries and erosion.
Week 7: What a Production! July 25-29
We will build a stage, paint it, have some fun improv games and learn a little more about the theater. We will also build a puppet theatre, make sock puppets, and create stories and performances all week long!
Accepting ages 4 and up. Ages 14 and up may apply to be a camp counselor.
Camp is Monday through Friday. Drop off is as early as 8:30am, camp starts at 9am. Pick up is 3:30-4. No after care for this camp.
We are now accepting applications for all weeks.
Each camp will have an age grouping. 4-6 years, 7-9 years and 10 and up.
Camp cost is $200 a week.
Any additional questions please email marie@Mindfulja.org