Nature Connection – 2019 Summer Camp, Age 11 – 14, July 1 – Aug 9 – LIMITED SPACE!
Date(s) - Jul/01 - Aug/09
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
New Era Creative Space (NECS)
Empowering Youth Through Nature Based Education
Nature Connection is rooted in the belief that we are organic with the world around us, empowers participants to explore the qualities they possess and ways they can apply their gifts and talents in service to their communities. The program began in Maine and is being piloted in Peekskill This year in collaboration with NECS.
To create a safe, community-based space for children and youth to become leaders of their own intellectual and moral development based on an understanding of themselves as agents of positive change. Nature connection will engage participants in nature-centered activities designed to foster the well-being of participants and their communities, and encouraging an understanding and respect for the interconnectedness of all living things.
Over the course of the program, participants will gain a greater understanding of themselves and their connection to nature, explore their environment, and learn about sustainable living practices, and ecological balance principles. Each day will be spent learning about their inner strengths through activities designed to foster leadership, and teamwork, while exploring and discovering nature; cultivate the inner naturalist through creative nature projects, stories, games, music, and service.
Session 1: July 1st-19th
Session 2: July 22-August 9th
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Peekskill, NY
Cost: 750/session, $1500 Both Sessions
FREE and Discounted Price for Peekskill Middle School Students with Financial Need.
Discounted Prices for People with Financial Hardship
Tier 1: $600
Tier 2: $450
Tier I – 1200
Tier II – 1000 /session
If you are not applying for a scholarship, $100 registration fee is required to save your child’s Spot. Complete the form & registration payment below indicating what price range you are paying. Mail the balance to NECS, 1016 Brown Street, Peekskill NY 10566. Please only use the discounted price if you have financial need. Indicate in the form if you are applying for 1 or 2 sessions.