Campers Entering Grades 5-8

Small groups allow for bigger adventures! Explore nearby venues and what Earthplace has to offer!

Daily Schedule

  • Drop-off: 9 am
  • Travel: We will leave by 9:30 am for field trips. Campers will be transported in the Earthplace vans and driven by their respective counselors.
  • Snacks: Usually we snack upon arriving at our destination, as well as after our adventure.
  • Adventure: Typically four hours of total activity time, split into two blocks by a lunch break. Can be a hike, canoe trip, beach day or other fun activities.
  • Lunch: We eat a picnic lunch in the middle of our adventure (around 12:30 pm).
  • Pick-up 4:00 pm

Outline of a Typical Week

  • MONDAY: Earthplace Sanctuary. We get to know each other, explore the sanctuary’s trails, streams, ponds, and climbing trees. 
  • TUESDAY: TBD based on group input 
  • WEDNESDAY: Canoeing on the Saugatuck River. A camp favorite!
  • THURSDAY:  TBD based on group input 
  • FRIDAY: Sherwood Island State Park. We enjoy the summer at one of Westport’s best coastal spots. With wildlife, coastline, and the Long Island Sound – it is always a fun day with friends!

$625 per week (prorated for holiday weeks)