Summer Camp and Program

Summer Camp

Outdoor explorers and budding artists alike will enjoy inspiring adventures throughout our Moraine Farm campus. Hands-on experiences help strengthen a personal connection to the earth and foster a sense of stewardship. We will enjoy a balance of activities including outdoor exploration, nature walks, creative arts, cooking, team building exercises, sports, games, water play, songs, music, and much more.

Little Explorers: Ages 5 and 6

Cristan Vineis, Kindergarten Lead Teacher, and Mary Mansur, former Early Childhood Teacher/Assistant, will co-lead the Little Explorers Summer Camp program.

Adventure Seekers: Ages 7 to 11

Coleen Ryan, Summer Camp Director and Science in Nature Program Coordinator, will lead the Adventure Seekers Program.

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Summer Program

Cyber Civics: A Crash Course in Digital Citizenship

August 20-24, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign your MIDDLE SCHOOLER up today for our NEW one-week Cyber Civics Crash Course to learn about ethical thinking, information literacy and media literacy. Help your child move from being passive consumers of digital media to active, creative contributors. The workshop uses discussion, creative writing, group activities and art to teach these important skills needed to mindfully navigate their modern digital world.

Cost: $300
Ages: Rising 6th Graders – Rising 9th Graders

Topics covered include:

  • Identity and Privacy — digital footprint
  • Community and Ethics — sharing, cyberbullying
  • Balance and Safety — digital “addiction”, good online practices
  • Information Literacy — search, copyright, “C.R.A.P. Detection,” “fake news”
  • Media Literacy –stereotypes, advertising, image manipulation, sexting, social media
To register or for more information, click here to email instructor, Dirk Tiede. To pay for this course online via PayPal, please follow this link.

 

 

Summer Camp Dates

  • July 30 – August 3, 2018
  • August 6 – 10, 2018
  • August 13 – 17, 2018

**Please note: Little Explorers Aug 6 camp week as full **

Cost

$350 per camper per week.

Ages

Little Explorers is for children age 5 and 6 and Adventure Seekers is for children age 7 to 11.

Camp Times

Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Camp Fees

All camps are based on Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Daily registrations are not available.

Space Availability

Spaces will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To hold a space, a deposit of $100 is due at the time of registration. We will notify you if there is a need to place you on a waiting list.

Registration and Payment

Submit the registration form along with a $100 deposit to secure your spot. Registration and deposit received will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis. The remaining fee balance and additional paperwork (Health Form, Photography Authorization, and Liability Waiver) are due no later than 5 weeks prior to the camp start date. Payments can be done online here or checks can be mailed and payable to “Waldorf School at Moraine Farm” with “summer camp” in the memo line.

Please mail or drop off fees at:
Summer Camp
c/o Waldorf School at Moraine Farm
701 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Cancellations

The fees become non-refundable for cancellation 5 weeks prior to camp start date. Any cancellation before that will receive a refund less a $40 administration fee. Waldorf School at Moraine Farm reserves the right to cancel any camp due to insufficient enrollment, this would happen no later than one month prior to camp start date. Should this become necessary, all fees will be refunded.

Want to be a Camp Volunteer?

Gain experience working as a camp counselor and assist with the day-to-day runnings of the camp. This opportunity is for eighth graders or older. If this sounds like an opportunity that you would enjoy, please send a letter of interest.  Let me know why you are interested in the position and when you are available.  Also, include skills you have to share with camp (for instance, songs, games, activities, gardening).

For more information email Coleen Ryan at cryan @ waldorfmoraine.org or call (978) 927-8811 ext .17

Summer Camp at Waldorf Moraine Farm is licensed through the Beverly Board of Health and is a member of the Association of Independent Schools of New England.

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.