Wachusett Meadow Day Camp
Wachusett Meadow Day Camp in Princeton gives children ages 3.5–17 a chance to do what comes naturally: explore, have fun, and make friends!
Our magnificent setting includes 1,000 acres that are home to a seemingly endless array of birds, mammals, butterflies, salamanders, and wildflowers that will satisfy the most intense curiosity. Through outdoor investigations, imaginative free play, hands-on activities, games, crafts, and more, campers experience nature and create memories that last a lifetime.
One-week sessions have campers out in nature exploring habitats, hiking trails, catching insects, experimenting with science, canoeing, dabbling in art, and playing games. Campers stay active with twice-daily hikes and a combination of structured learning and free play. Small group sizes and low counselor-to-camper ratios create opportunities to form great relationships in a caring and supportive environment.
Programs and age groups include:
- Preschool Naturalists (ages 3.5–5)
- Full-Day Nature Camp (ages 5-7, 7-9, 9-12)
- Full-Day Nature Camp with overnight (ages 9-12, 12-17)
- Specialty Sessions (ages 7–17)
- Counselors-in-Training (ages 14–17)
No two days are alike at camp, but this sample schedule gives an overview of daily activities and flow.
We believe it’s important to provide children with hands-on experiences that help them feel comfortable in nature. Through various activities and explorations, campers come to understand their place in the “web of life” while having fun and making friends.