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For-Mar is a pet and smoke-free facility.

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Our Tadpole group is for grades Pre-K and K.

TIME: 9am-12pm

COST: $100 per week

Pre-registration and camp paperwork is required two weeks prior to the start of camp.

DROP OFF/PICK UP: DeWaters Educational Center – 5360 Potter Rd. Burton, MI 48509

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DATE

THEME

WEEK 1

Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12

JUMP INTO SUMMER

Kick off summer camp with us! Meet fellow campers and challenge yourself to build lifelong connections. During the week we will be exploring the For-Mar trails, meeting new animals, learning camp songs, and playing camp team building games and activities.

WEEK 3

Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26

THINGS WITH WINGS

Butterflies, birds, and bats! Come flutter around For-Mar with us as we discover animals that have wings! During the week we will be exploring the For-Mar trails, meeting new animals, visiting the For-Mar Butterfly House, explore nature art, and playing camp games and activities.

WEEK 5

Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9

SOIL & MUD SCIENTIST

Worms, moles, and ants love it… your camper will too! Come stomp around in soil and mud at camp and learn about all of the amazing critters that that lives under your feet! During this week we will be exploring the For-Mar trails, cooking up a treat in the mud kitchen, meeting new animals and playing camp games and activities.

 

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Backpack
  • Closed-toed Shoes
  • Extra Snack
  • Refillable Water Bottle
  • Extra Clothes/Socks/Shoes
  • (Optional) Spray Sunscreen & Bug Spray
  • Dress to be outside Rain or Shine

PLEASE AVOID BRINGING:

  • Electronics or any valuable items not needed for camp.
  • For-Mar is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged items.

SCHEDULE

9am – 9:15am Start Time
9:15am – 9:45am Morning Game/Song
9:45am – 10:15am Team Building Activity
10:15am – 10:45am Snack/Bathroom Break
10:45am – 11:45am Themed Activity
11:45am – Noon End of Camp Meet Up/Pick Up

 This is a sample schedule and does not reflect field trip days.

Explore For-Mar

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Nature Preserve

Field Trips

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Barrier Free Treehouse

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Sugar Shack

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Visitor’s Center

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Apiary

Arboretum

Butterfly House

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