Week 1: Griffin Go Green
Spend the week planting, recycling, reusing, and learning about our precious Earth! Campers will spend time bonding with nature and learning about simple Earth processes. Children will explore Great Falls on Wednesday, an Old Town Alexandria park on Thursday, and a hike and cool off at the end of the week at Broyhill Crest pool. Kickoff the summer and create special memories at Camp Griffin!
Week 2: Full STEAM Ahead!
The Explorers explore the subjects in the STEAM acronym. Campers will dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math in fun and imaginative ways. Topping off the week, they will travel to the Hidden Pond Nature Center on Wednesday, the Maryland Science Center on Thursday, and cool off at the end of the week at Broyhill Crest pool.
Please Note: Scientific experiments are safe and age-appropriate
Week 3: S’more Camping
Grab your sleeping bags, and get ready to pitch your tent cuz Camp Griffin is going to the woods for s’mores, spooky stories, campfires and much more. Campers will create nature inspired crafts, learn to identify different animals and their characteristics, and create yummy campfire inspired snacks. They will explore Hidden Oaks, Pohick Bay, and finish off the week at Broyhill Crest pool.
Week 4: Adventure Camp
Join Camp Griffin for a week of living on the edge Preschool style. Campers will hike, play, and explore their adventurous side! There’s never a dull moment with the Explorers!! Campers will cool off at the end of the week at Broyhill Crest pool.
Week 5: Splatter, Shape, Create
Get in touch with your inner Picasso, Pollack, and Matisse! Does your child love to create? Collect memorabilia? During this art inspired week, children will shape, roll, and paint their own art collection at Camp Griffin 2020. Campers will cool off at the end of the week at Broyhill Crest pool.
Week 6: Pint-Sized Gourmets
Camp Griffin brings cooking down to size! Campers will cook their way to new culinary heights all week long in the Camp Griffin kitchen, creating bite and pint size delicacies that will rival any restaurant chef’s creations! Armed with aprons and wooden spoons, the Explorers will visit a local grocery store and Farmer’s Market to shop and get a glimpse into food preparation. Math skills are integrated into this delicious and delightful week of fun. Please Note: Food is nut free.
Campers will cool off at the end of the week at Broyhill Crest pool.
Week 7: Blast Off!!
3-2-1…. BLAST OFF!! The Explorers are going to infinity and beyond this week. They will be discovering far away stars and planets and communicating with new aliens friends. It will be all space all week! They will take a trip to Udvar-Hazy to see real rocket ships and have story time and cool off at the end of the week at Broyhill Crest pool.
Week 8: H2-GO!
Start August off by staying cool! Water parks, balloons, and outdoor fun at Camp Griffin will keep the Explorers busy and super cool at the same time. Campers will get wet every day. Splash into water activities such as water relays, a balloon toss, a water-themed obstacle course, sprinklers, pools, and even water art and crafts. The Explorers will splash their way to Rock Creek Park, Volcano Island, and Broyhill Crest Pool! Make sure to wear a bathing suit each day and bring a towel and sunscreen for some cool fun in the sun!
Week 9: Ahoy Matey!
Arrgh!! Welcome aboard! Join the Captain and his crew as they sail to destinations unknown. Learn about what’s hidden in the deep blue sea in addition to sunken treasure while learning a pirate tale or two… Campers will cool off at the end of the week at Broyhill Crest pool.
Week 10: I like to move it, move it!
Does your Explorer thirst for adventure? The Explorers will be on a different field trip EVERY day! Children will set off to experience and explore the metro area’s best parks, sites, exhibits and more. Pack a lunch, grab your camera, and join us for a week of travel, young Explorers! You will be on the move as you splash in the pool, visit Burke Lake, go to Gravelly Point to watch the planes, cruise on a Potomac Riverboat, and MORE!
Camp Griffin will close on Friday, August 21, 2020.