Summer Camp – Baxter

Field of Dreams – Baxter
Full-Day Themed Camp Sessions
We are currently on a waitlist for summer camp!

Summer Camp 2019

The summer program at Field of Dreams – Baxter is 10 weeks of fun and learning for students who have a wide range of interests. Browse our schedule of programs here and reserve your child’s spot today!

We offer full day summer camp for children who have completed Kindergarten to 12 years old in arts, humanities, sciences, and more! Full Day is from 7:00 AM until 6:30 PM, and STEM Camp is from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM.

Camp Schedules

Full Day

7:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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10 Exciting Sessions

Schedule:Dates:
Week 1: 6/10 – 6/14
Week 2: 6/17 – 6/21
Week 3: 6/24 – 6/28
Week 4: 7/1 – 7/5
Week 5: 7/8 – 7/12
Week 6: 7/15 – 7/19
Week 7: 7/22 – 7/26
Week 8:7/29 – 8/2
Week 9:8/5 – 8/9
Week 10:8/12 – 8/16

Elementary Main Camp Themes (Ages 5-12)

Week 1: Zoo Animals

On week one of camp, campers will focus on zoos and zoo animals. During this week we will be learning facts about our favorite animals as well as taking a trip to the Riverbanks Zoo! By the end of the week, we will expect our campers to be able to explain the purpose of Zoos, and identify some facts about their own favorite animal!

Week 2: Safari

It’s time for a safari! Week two of camp will consist of safari activities, such as going on our very own safari scavenger hunt at a local park and having a safari day in the building. We will learn about what kind of animals can be found in a safari as well as other fun facts. By the end of this week our campers will be able to tell us about the definition of safari and what kind of animals are typically seen while on a safari!

Week 3: Reptiles

Reptile Week! On week three of camp our focus is reptiles! We will have a local company come and bring reptiles to our facility and teach us about reptiles! We will also have an arts and crafts day where we will use clay and other materials to make a reptile out of! Campers will be able to identify what makes a reptile a reptile and name different reptiles!

Week 4: Review

During the fourth week of camp we will review everything we have learned about animals so far! We will have a trivia day where we will test campers on their animal knowledge! During this week we will take a trip to the Discovery Place, where we will visit their rainforest and aquatic animal exhibits. Lastly we will go on a nature walk and search for creatures in their natural habitat! We expect our campers to learn at least one new animal fact they didn’t know already!

Week 5: Cow Appreciation

This week we will be celebrating National Cow Appreciation Day! During our arts and crafts day we will make cow posters and cow t-shirts. On cow appreciation day campers (and staff) will dress up like cows! By the end of the week campers will identify multiple facts about cows, including the different types of cows, and what you call a baby cow!

Week 6: Big Cats

Lions and Tigers and Bear-oh my! Week six is an exciting week because we will be focusing on lions and tigers! We will be able to visit Tiger World, where children will be able to see lions, tigers, ligers, bears, wolfs, monkey, jaguars, leopards and many more animals! Concluding the week, campers will have learned why tigers have strips, what’s in a big cat’s diet, as well as other fun facts!

Week 7: Raptors

Week seven of camp we will be learning about raptors! Our big trip this week will be visiting the Raptor Center where we will attend an informational program! After our program we will walk through and see all the raptors at the Raptor Center! Campers will identify what a raptor is, what they eat, and how they hunt by the end of the week!

Week 8: Camper’s Choice

All sorts of animals! This week we are going to let our campers decide what animals they would like to learn more about! We will visit Schiele Museum, where they have a wide variety of live and taxidermy animals. Campers will draw a picture of their favorite animal found at Schiele, write about where the animal lives, eats, and the size of the animal-this is what we expect our campers to take home from this week!

Week 9: Native Animals

On week nine of camp, we will learn about animals that we can see in our daily life in South Carolina. This week we will visit a nature preserve and look for animals and collect materials! On our arts and crafts day we will use the natural materials we collected at the nature preserve. At the end of the week our campers will identify the different types of animals that can be found in our state.

Week 10: Ocean Animals

To wrap up summer camp we will learn about ocean animals! We will talk about the various animals located in the ocean, and all about ocean life. At the end of the week we will visit a local swimming pool and swim like the dolphins do! Campers will be able to identify multiple types of ocean creatures and what makes them special by the end of the week!

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