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The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School

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307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
(845) 356-6477

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July 2018

Onsite Overnight – Group G

Thursday, July 19
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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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 in our backyard, it’s the perfect warm-up for campers anticipating longer excursions. See packing list to the left. This trip begins on July 19th and…

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Arm-of-the-Sea Theater

Friday, July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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A camp-wide event, parents/camp families are welcome! Arm-of-the-Sea Theater presents: DIRT: The Secret Life of Soil Where does food “come from” and from what is it made? Here’s a lively primer for urban bumpkins and upcountry gardeners alike. Fusing cutting-edge science and age-old puppetry, DIRT takes audiences on an extravagant journey of discovery into the Great Underneath—opening the curtain on the epic alchemy of plants, the fungi’s dance of mutual delight, and the microbes’ herculean labors. Featuring great live music…

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Almost Overnight – Group F

Monday, July 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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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 their almost overnighters in front of the main camp building – the Lower School of Green Meadow. Pick up time for Group F is at…

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Almost Overnight – Group E

Tuesday, July 24 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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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 their almost overnighters in front of the main camp building – the Lower School of Green Meadow. Pick up time for Group E is at…

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Onsite Overnight – Group I

Wednesday, July 25
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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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 in our backyard, it’s the perfect warm-up for campers anticipating longer excursions. See packing list to the left. This trip begins on July 25th and…

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Day Hike – Groups A & B

Wednesday, July 25
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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A day hike into the woods provides an immersive nature experience for campers, whether they're 4 or 14 years old. A hike might climb up a mountain and lead to an expansive, picturesque lunch spot, meander past swamps or old iron mines, lead campers past blueberry bushes, glacial boulders, and all sorts of wild, woody flora and fauna, and more. Each day hike is planned to meet the abilities of different age groups - young children will hike along the…

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Onsite Overnight – Group J

Thursday, July 26
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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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 in our backyard, it’s the perfect warm-up for campers anticipating longer excursions. See packing list to the left. This trip begins on July 26th and…

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

Thursday, July 26 @ 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
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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, July 26th evening and listen to Chuck and his tales of growing up in the Ramapo Mountains. Everyone loves Chuck! Just come and you'll know why. This story evening is best for campers ages 8 and older. Open to all camp families, their friends and neighbors,…

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Almost Overnight – Group D

Monday, July 30 @ 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
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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 their almost overnighters in front of the main camp building – the Lower School of Green Meadow. Pick up time for Group D is at…

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Almost Overnight – Group C

Tuesday, July 31 @ 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
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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 their almost overnighters in front of the main camp building – the Lower School of Green Meadow. Pick up time for Group C is at…

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August 2018

Almost Overnight – Group B

Wednesday, August 1 @ 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
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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 their almost overnighters in front of the main camp building – the Lower School of Green Meadow. Pick up time for Group B is at 6:30.…

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Almost Overnight – Group A

Thursday, August 2 @ 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
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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, parents will pick up their almost overnighters in front of the main camp building – the Lower School of Green Meadow. Pick up time for…

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Day Hike – Groups O & P

Monday, August 6
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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A day hike into the woods provides an immersive nature experience for campers, whether they’re 4 or 14 years old. A hike might climb up a mountain and lead to an expansive, picturesque lunch spot, meander past swamps or old iron mines, lead campers past blueberry bushes, glacial boulders, and all sorts of wild, woody flora and fauna, and more. Each day hike is planned to meet the abilities of different age groups – young children will hike along the…

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Family Program: Remembering Summer

Wednesday, August 8 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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A slide show for campers and their families to celebrate the ending of a great camp season! There will be live music to dance to before the show from our house band, Snoopy and the Rocks, playing the sweetest tunes to be heard this side of the Fairy Stream.

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