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Day Hike: West Mountain Ramble – Groups G & H

Thursday, August 3
Harriman State Park Bear Mountain, NY 10911 United States

The Fawn and Timp-Torne Trails will provide some challenges - and great views - on the way up West Mountain. As we're rambling we'll intersect with the famous Appalachian Trail, find a mica mine, perhaps even come across the bashful skink lizards that live up in the higher elevations of the park. The views on […]

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One Night Backpacking Trip – Group L

Thursday, August 3
Harriman State Park Bear Mountain, NY 10911 United States

Into the forest we go! A backpacking trip will familiarize campers with the ways of backcountry camping and how to enjoy the wilderness in comfort and safety. Campers will learn proper hiking techniques and will practice outdoor living skills that care for people and the earth at the same time. See packing list to the […]

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One Night Delaware River Canoeing Trip – Group R

Thursday, August 3
Delaware River – NY & PA NY United States

Campers will paddle along a lightly used portion of the Delaware River known for its calm waters and beautiful scenery. The next step beyond the flat-water of Lake Tiorati, this trip will provide opportunities for campers to learn how to read a river and navigate its changing current.  Keen observers are rewarded with sightings of […]

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Bring a Friend to Camp Day – Groups I, J, K

Thursday, August 3
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States

Ever try to tell a friend about all the great things you do at The Nature Place? And how cool your counselors are, and the animals we get to touch, and the games, and The Pond, and Nature's Playground, and...and...and...  Now you don't have to just tell, because you can bring him or her with […]

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4:00 pm

Almost Overnight – Group A

Thursday, August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States

When the camp day ends our adventure begins!  A short hike will bring us to our campsite where we will set up tents and cook dinner outdoors. The evening will end with a twilight hike in search of bug-hunting bats, fireflies beginning to ‘fire’ and other previews of the coming nighttime. Parents will pick up […]

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7:15 pm

Family Program: Story Time with Chuck Stead (for ages 8 & up)

Thursday, August 3 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States

We're pretty sure that after his or her first week of camp your camper will already be regaling you with some of Chuck's stories. (Chuck visits camp every Friday morning.) Come back to camp this Thursday, August 3rd evening and listen to Chuck and his tales of growing up in the Ramapo Mountains. Everyone loves […]

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