School's Out, Nature's In:
Winter Break 2023
Discover a winter wonderland and explore the woodlands and frozen wetlands. Children will learn about the frosty world around them through outdoor exploration, animal presentations, games, hikes, and nature crafts.
This program is outdoors. Please dress your child appropriately. (See Cold Weather Gear Tips). Each group will have a sheltered Home Base space with patio heaters and a fire. Time spent inside our building will be limited to animal lessons, bathroom use, and emergency use. Please read our Program Policies before attending our program.
*All days are FULL. Follow registration link to join the waitlist.*
Educators: Jen Bradshaw, Jen Meikle
Assistants: Miss Donna
*Tues-Fri are FULL. Limited spots remain for Mon. Follow registration link to join the waitlist.*
Educators: Tommy McCarthy, Sarah Breznen
12 children per group
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$90 per child
What to Bring: Nut-free snack and lunch, reusable water bottle, full change of clothes (including socks, underwear, extra shoes in case they get wet)
How to Dress: Dress for the outdoors with layers and winter gear appropriate for the weather (boots, hat, snow pants, etc.)
Medication: If your child has an allergy that requires an Epi pen, inhaler, or other medication that may need to be administered at WNC, a health form and administration of medication approval form will be required.
We have a new registration system.
Click here for registration tips for new and returning campers.
Registration closes at 1 pm on February 16.
Registration is required and is non-refundable or transferable.
Make-up classes for missed days are not available.
Please read our program policies here.
Nature is for everyone!
If your family is experiencing financial need, please visit our scholarship page.