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Onsite Overnight – Group G

Thursday, August 1
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States

This onsite camping experience is the perfect way to teach first-timers (and remind more experienced campers) about the finer points of camping, backpacking, and outdoor living. Under the guidance of our veteran trip leaders, campers learn the skills of cooking, clean up, tent pitching, safe fire-building, and outdoor etiquette. And, because this campout happens right […]

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One Night Backpacking Trip – Group L

Thursday, August 1
Harriman State Park Bear Mountain, NY 10911 United States

Into the forest we go! This 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 (fire-building, tents, leave-no-trace) that care for people and the earth at the same time. See packing […]

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One Night Delaware River Canoeing Trip – Group R

Thursday, August 1
Narrowsburg, NY Narrowsburg, NY United States

Campers will paddle along the Delaware River, which is the longest free flowing river east of the Mississippi! 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 bald eagles, […]

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Clearwater Sail – Group I

Thursday, August 1
West Point, NY West Point, NY United States

A 3-Hour sail on this Hudson River sloop made famous by Pete Seeger will be fun and educational as we hoist the sails, learn about river navigation, discover first-hand what lives in the Hudson and begin to understand the importance of ‘the river that flows both ways’. See “What to Bring” on the left. We […]

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4:00 pm

Almost Overnight – Group C

Thursday, August 1 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 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 walk 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. After a dusk campfire, […]

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6:45 pm

Family Program: Storytime with Chuck Stead (For ages 8 and up)

Thursday, August 1 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 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 evening and listen to Chuck and his tales of growing up in the Ramapo Mountains. Everyone loves Chuck! Just […]

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