Fern & Feather Nature Camp | Sample Schedule

Young Fern & Feather Nature campers walking through a salt marsh

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No two days are alike at Fern & Feather Nature Camp, but this sample schedule gives an overview of daily activities and flow.


8:45–9:15 am

Camper Drop-off & Choice Time

Counselors welcome their campers, hand out nametags, and help them to decide which activity to try during this supervised, free-choice time. Campers can choose from active games in our Nature Play Zone, creating simple arts and crafts projects, bird watching, or simply hanging out with friends.

9:15–9:30 am

Morning Circle

The whole camp gathers together for an introductory activity, playing name games, and going over rules for staying safe at camp. And of course, there is always singing!

9:30–10:30 am

Nature Theme Introduction & Snack

Each small group has its own daily theme that supports nature and science learning. Activities and objectives are unique to each age group.

10:30 am–12:00 pm

Activities & Explorations

Groups explore the trails and habitats as they learn more about their themes. This may include activities such as catching frogs, looking for caterpillars, or searching for signs of deer, to name just a few.

12:00–12:45 pm

Lunch, & Story Time

Lunch time followed by a story or quiet activity.

12:50 pm–2:15 pm

Activities, Crafts, & Games

Counselors reinforce concepts about the Theme of the Day through special art projects, games, and exploration.

2:15 pm–2:45 pm

Camper Pick-up


Camper Drop-off & Pick-up


What Others Are Saying . . .


"We loved it so much we extended our stay and are returning for a second week!" –Camp Family

"My son said he had 'the time of my life' and he looks forward to camp all year." –Camp Parent