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Summer Camp Programs

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Seedlings Half-Day Camps for Ages 4-6

Ages 4-6

AM Session: 9:30am-12:00pm

PM Session: 1:30pm-4:00pm

Adventurous and curious, preschoolers love to learn about nature through discovery and play. Each week, mini-lessons on the theme build campers' knowledge of natural concepts while games, crafts, hikes, animal encounters, and free-time to explore make learning tons of fun!

Campers must be age 4-6 at the time of the sessions below in order to participate in Seedlings Half-Day CampThe five camp themes below repeat two to three times throughout the summer. Campers cannot be registered for the same theme more than once. Campers registered for more than one week per theme will be removed.

If the session is full, please call Briar Bush Nature Center at (215) 887-6603 to be added to the waiting list.

The Pond and Beyond

Instructor: Seasonal Staff





The Briar Bush pond is the place to be this summer! Explore the pond by catching frogs and tadpoles, searching for aquatic bugs, and meeting our resident aquatic turtle!

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

June 10-14

July 15-19

August 19-23

Authors and Animals

Instructor: Seasonal Staff





This week, literacy and science come together as we dive into our favorite children’s books and become part of the story. Bring classic nature books, like The Very Hungry Caterpillar, to life this week!

$260.00 | Res: $234.00 | Mem: $208.00*

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

June 17-18, 20-21*

July 22-26

August 26-30

Fur, Feathers, and Scales

Instructor: Seasonal Staff




Some body coverings help keep an animal warm, help them disappear, or help them get noticed. Explore the Briar Bush trails and museum to learn how body coverings help animals to survive!

June 24-28

July 29-August 2

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

Wild by Nature

Instructor: Seasonal Staff


Become one with the natural world this week by exploring the outdoors and getting your hands dirty. The best way to learn about nature is to get wacky and wild while having fun!

$175.00  | Res: $157.50 | Mem: $140.00*

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

July 1-3*

August 5-9

Backyard Biologists

Instructor: Seasonal Staff

Explore the things that keep Briar Bush’s backyard interesting. Use binoculars, dig in the soil, catch frogs, and more! Learn about the natural world around you by becoming a backyard biologist!

July 8-12

August 12-16

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

$285.00 | Res: $256.50 | Mem: $228.00

Extended Care

Before Care is available for Seedlings Half-Day Campers registered for the AM Session. After Care is available for Seedlings Half-Day Campers registered for the PM Session. Registration for Extended Care is separate from Summer Camp Registration.

Before Care

For AM Session campers only.



After Care

For PM Session campers only.



If you have any questions, please call Briar Bush Nature Center at (215) 887-6603.

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