Growing Ethics Day Camp

Monday, August 27 – Friday, August 31

Ages 5-9 (other ages should reach out if interested!)

Join us for some fun, cooperative and creative activities before the school year starts again! Parents are welcome to stay and participate or observe.

We are excited for our second year of camp! Last year, our camp was featured in the Riverdale Press.


 

Daily Schedule:

9-11:30am: Earth Avengers (addressing a different topic/theme each day)

  • Gardening/Composting
  • Street Trees & Native/Invasive Species
  • Litter Busters
  • Hiking and Adventures in the Woods
  • Environmental Advocacy

11:30am-12:15pm: Ethics Cafe

Children bring their own lunch and also cooperate in making a nutritious side dish together.

 

12:15-2pm: Ethical Explorations (addressing a different topic/theme each day)

  • Respecting Difference
  • Taking Responsibility for our Community
  • Standing up for Ourselves and Others when Treated Unfairly
  • Naming and Handling our Feelings
  • Finding Ways to Cooperate

2-3pm: Outdoor play time (free play)

Optional pick-up at 3pm

 

3-4:30pm: Movies with a Message (optional activity)

Curated movie screening to help reinforce content addressed during the day.

 


 

Fee: $300 ($250 for each additional child)

We offer daily rates for those who cannot attend the entire week. If you register but then become unable to attend camp, we will refund all but $25 of tuition paid. We require at least a 7-day notice for refunds before camp starts so we can offer your spot to another camper.

To Register: Register via Eventbrite

For specific inquires, or to receive notification when registration opens, please email Liz Collier at liz.collier@rysec.org.

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