OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMP – Entering grades 4-10
Come experience an exciting week of rock climbing on the 40’, foursided climbing tower. Campers will also spend time on the high/low ropes adventure course with elements such as the vertical playpen, catwalk and more! Instructions from our certified team will include knot tying, belay commands, and basic climbing technique. This group will climb in the morning and spend time in the afternoon doing traditional camp activities such as archery, swimming, and field games!
BIKE NEWPORT CAMP – Entering grades 6-10
Bike Newport’s programs at The Big Blue Bike Barn will offer bikes, tools, instruction, group rides, and more. Bike riding and education will be complemented by community gardens, food growing, and hiking. Abutting Miantonomi Park provides direct access to all of the park’s rich landscape, trails, and history. The Big Blue Bike Barn offers opportunities to ride bikes and practice mechanical and safety skills. Participants learn how to ride and how to take care of their bikes — they practice safety, handling and maintenance. The Big Blue Bike Barn is poised to bring together bikes and gardens, food and food knowledge, skill-building for life and work, and collaborative use of public space. It’s an active, fun, healthy and inspiring destination for youth and families.
CAMP HAPPY TAILS – Entering grades 1-6
Camp Happy Tails is for kids who love animals and who wish to learn more about them. This hands-on educational program allows campers to explore the Potter League and meet shelter animals. Activities include completing service projects, meeting shelter workers and guest speakers, making animal crafts and playing games. In addition, campers entering grades 2 and 3 will read humane themed books to Potter League “Reading Fur Fun” shelter animals.
HAPPY TAILS IN THE A.M. – Entering grades 4-6
Parents may drop campers off at the shelter starting at 8:30 a.m. Camp program starts promptly at 9:00 a.m. At 12:00 noon campers will be transported to the YMCA where they will have lunch, participate in swimming, arts & crafts, rock climbing, high/low ropecourses, archery and field games.
HAPPY TAILS IN THE P.M. – Entering grades 1-3
Parents may bring campers to the YMCA as early as 7:00 a.m. for an additional fee (AM care) or at 8:30 a.m. for regular camp time. They will participate in swimming, art & crafts, rock climbing, high/ low rope courses, archery and field games. At 12:00 noon campers will be dropped off at the Potter League where they will eat their lunch before beginning their program at the shelter. Parents will pick campers up at the shelter starting at 3:30 p.m. and no later than 4:00 p.m. Register for this camp directly with the Potter League: www.potterleague.org