Nestled in the rolling hills of beautiful Chester County and surrounded by forest and field, Natural Lands' ChesLen Preserve offers the perfect setting for Camp Wonderkin - a nature-based STEAM camp designed for age 4-10 and led by science teacher and educational consultant, Jessie McFarland and owner and lead teacher of a STEAM based studio called Little Wonderkin, Cate Liguori.
Each day of this unique camp experience will focus on various concepts of the STEAM acronym - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. We will be studying soil and stream, monitoring bluebird activity, building leaf robots, experimenting with flora and fauna potions, painting with trees and grasses, and creating mixed media wild wands. Children will also have the opportunity to contribute to a Natural Lands stewardship project. We will spend valuable time connecting with nature each day as we practice yoga and mindfulness, take hikes and climbs and develop our team-building skills with fun and energizing games and activities. DetailsWho: Children age 4-10 | Small Facilitator to child ratio
Where: Natural Lands' ChesLen Preserve is a nature preserve located in Chester County, PA and is about 15 minutes drive from both West Chester, Downingtown and Kennett Square. The nearly 1,300 acre preserve features beautiful walking trails, a natural playground and the most amazing scenery. We will be utilizing the outdoor space, covered patio, restrooms and indoor space in the event of extreme weather. Natural Lands is a non-profit organization committed to saving open space, caring for nature and connecting people to the outdoors.
When: July 18th - 22nd | 2022 | 9AM - 3PM (August dates may also be released)
Facilitators: Jessie McFarland and Cate Liguori will be leading all camp activities and will be present at all times.