Sprout Summer Growing Camp
Day Camp Program
|This program operates only at specific times of the year. Check with the organization for current information about dates of operation!|
|Address & Map|
|Site Location||Melrose United Church|
|Major Intersection||Locke St S and Aberdeen Ave|
|Mailing Address||c/o Sprout Summer Growing Camp |
211 Glencarry Ave
Hamilton, ON L8K 3S1
|Primary Contact||Kelly McKinney, Camp Founder/Sprout Leader|
|Accessibility||Partially Accessible - Some trip locations are not accessible|
|Located In Community||Hamilton West|
|Description||Sprout Summer Growing Camp (Ages 5-13 yrs) is all about helping kids grow in the flourishing green spaces of our city. Through outdoor, place-based education, we create friendships, gain environmental awareness and build community. |
Enjoy week-long programs where campers will:
* Exploration and lessons in our learning gardens, farms, forest and city.
* Eco-friendly arts and crafts.
* Hiking, swimming and cooperative sports games.
* Culinary adventures at the farm and farmers market.
* Music making, movement and drumming workshops.
* Free time and more!
Little Sprouts camp (Ages 3-4 years) is a one week half day camp. Parents are welcome to participate.
High School students (Ages 14-17 years) entering grade nine to grade 12 can interview to do rewarding and engaging community service hours at a week of camp (Leadership in Training).
|Hours||Sprout Camp Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * Extended Care 8:30 am-9 am, 4 pm-5:30 pm * Little Sprout Camp Mon-Fri 9am-1 pm|
|Dates||Sprout camp operates three weeks in July and one week in August * Little Sprout camp operates on week in Aug * Call or visit the website for details|
|Eligibility||Ages: 3 year(s) - 17 year(s) |
Little Sprouts Camp 3-4 years * Sprouts Camp 5-13 years * Youth Community Service - students entering grade nine to grade 12
|Bus Routes||(6) ABERDEEN ; (7) LOCKE ; (34) UPPER PARADISE ; (34A) UPPER PARADISE|
|Fees||Program - Call for details ; Fee assistance available.|
|Service Categories||Day Camps ; Outdoor Environmental Education ; Special Interest Camps|
|Subjects||Camps ; Children ; Day camps ; Financial assistance ; Gardening ; Recreation ; School age children|
|Local Subjects||Out of school programs|