O‘ahu Nature Adventure Camps for Keiki

Week-long Nature Adventure Camps On O‘ahu

2131 Makiki Heights Drive in Honolulu | Call Us: (808) 955-0100 x126

Our week-long Nature Adventure Camp for keiki, who are 6 to 11 years-old, will be held during the next school break.  Kids can go tech-free and high touch in nature in this five-day program held Monday through Friday from 8 am to 3 pm. Our program is led by expert environmental educators who specialize in outdoor exploration with hands-on education.

We provide 1 teacher for every 10 students to ensure that every child gets the best experience possible.

O‘ahu Nature Adventure Camp for 6 to 11 year-old Keiki

 

Summer NAC: Weekly June 3 - August 16, 2019
 
Week 1: June 3-7, 2019  |  Navigating Nature
Week 2: June 10-14, 2019  |  Water is Life
Week 3: June 17-21, 2019  |  Let’s Get Down and ARTy
Week 4: June 24-28, 2019  |  Waste Not, Want Not
Week 5: July 1-3 & 5, 2019  |  Navigating Nature
Week 6: July 8-12, 2019  |  Water is Life
Week 7: July 15-19, 2019  |  Let’s Get Down and ARTy
Week 8: July 22-26, 2019  |  Waste Not, Want Not
Week 9: July 29-Aug. 2, 2019  |  Navigating Nature
Week 10: Aug. 5-9, 2019  |  Water is Life
Week 11: Aug. 12-16, 2019  |  Let’s Get Down and ARTy

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Navigating Nature – Weeks 1, 5, 9
Look up, look down, look all around! This week will explore aspects of wayfinding. From landmarks in the forest to patterns in clouds, nature is full of messages. The more we observe our environment, the better we can decipher these clues and use them to navigate nature. We will explore through map reading, participate in letterboxing (similar to geocaching), and orienteering. And, of course, we will study about some ways the Polynesians found our beautiful Hawaiian Islands.
Water is Life – Weeks 2, 6, 10
Explore the importance of water as we dive into water related crafts and escapades! Water will guide our learning adventures as we traverse streams, waterfalls, and tide pools. Students will learn about the ahupua‘a and watersheds as they fish and ramble down the Makiki stream. Students will also soak up the fun as they learn how plants and animals depend on water to survive. Throughout the week, it’s your chance to get drenched in knowledge and find ways to become better stewards of this limited resource essential for all life.
Let’s Get Down and ARTy – Weeks 3, 7, 11
Discover the beauty of nature and gain inspiration to become an artist and designer! We will submerge ourselves in nature’s colors, textures, patterns, and movement as we get our creative juices flowing and craft paintings, drawings, jewelry, and more! We will explore a wide range of nature from the greenery of the forest where we’ll build our own natural material structures, and we’ll go to the beach to feel the texture of sand as we mold our own design of sandcastles! Get ready to engage in your senses as we explore the beauty of nature.
Waste Not, Want Not – Weeks 4, 8
The time is now to give back to our planet that sustains us! This week we will explore countless ways to help enrich and care for our earth as we begin by striving toward a waste-free lifestyle. We will not only discover many things we can do in our own lives that help preserve our precious Earth, but we’ll look to inspiration here locally and even globally and learn how we can be more sustainable land and water stewards.

Day Camp Hours

8 am – 3 pm (extended care available from 3 – 5 pm)

Gear Up & Get Ready

  • Eat a hearty breakfast.
  • Wear clothes and closed-toe (hiking or athletic) shoes that can get wet and dirty.
  • Put on mosquito repellent and sunscreen at home.
  • Leave anything expensive, valuable, or fragile at home.

What to Pack Daily

  • Small backpack
  • Water bottle
  • Morning snacks (and pm snack for 3 to 5 pm extended care) and a big lunch (no refrigeration)
  • Extra change of clothes, raincoat/poncho and water shoes
  • Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses
  • Swimsuit and towel for beach day field trip

CANCELLATION POLICY  We reserve the right to cancel if we do not have minimum enrollment. In this rare case, we will contact you as soon as possible and refund the program cost. If you cancel within seven days of the first day of each camp, your enrollment is non-refundable for any reason.

REFUND POLICY  With at least seven-days notice prior to the program’s start, we will refund your tuition. However, a $50 cancellation fee per child per week and administrative processing fees will be charged.

LATE REGISTRATION FEE   A $30 late registration fee per child is applicable to those who enroll in camp within 14 days of the start date of each week of camp.

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