Webb Mountain Discovery Zone

Where science & history meet nature in a fun, hands-on learning experience

Discovery Summer

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REGISTRATION Now Open!

Summer fun is natural at the Discovery Zone! 
Plan to join us this summer for a week (or more) of unique programs 
for children entering Preschool (age 3**) through 7th grade

Discovery Summer will run from 9am to 12pm each day 

What's Happening at Discovery Summer?

Each week is unique, but there are a few things our campers can always expect: 

- Using dip nets and digital photography throughout the week

- Daily games, crafts, songs, and exploration

-Finding bugs, frogs, salamanders, and other animals along the trails

- The once-a-week water fun day

- Having a blast outdoors!

This year a further focus on STEM (Week 7)

What are we doing to ensure everyone's safety if current COVID issues continue into summer? *

-Children exhibiting other symptoms such as cough, runny nose, rash, etc. may be denied entrance for the safety of other campers and staff, or will need to be picked up if symptoms arise once the session has begun.

-Hand washing prior to and after the session, bathroom break and snack. 

-Please read additional information in our waiver document prior to registering.


*Additional restrictions dictated by the state may be updated later this spring.




When?


Week 1: June 13 - June 17: (REGISTRATION FULL)

Scavenger hunts, exploring for worms, photography safaris, fairies and more! 

Week 2: June 20 -June 24: (REGISTRATION FULL)

Getting a closer look at bugs, making bird feeders, exploring the vernal pools, playing pirate-themed water games, and more!

Week 3: June 27 - July 1: (REGISTRATION FULL)

Special rocks, photography safaris, identifying creepy crawlers, science experiments, trolls, and more!

Week 4: July 5 - July 8: * (REGISTRATION FULL)

Face painting, exploring the trails, practicing frog calls, finding salamanders, elves, and more! 

*There will be a discounted price due to the holiday shortened week

Week 5: July 11 - July 15: (REGISTRATION FULL)

Archaeological digs, sensory walks, learning about Native Americans, searching for dragons, and more! 

Week 6: July 18 - July 22: (REGISTRATION FULL)

Nature's Little Surprises; mushroom hunts, bio blitzes, grass heads, and more! 

Week 7: July 25 - July 29-(REGISTRATION FULL)

STEM Week! From evaporation to investigations and explosions, while we focus on science every week, we will take it to the next level and feature STEM for fun and new learning experiences!

Week 8: August 1 - August 5 (Registration Full)

Counselor's Favorites from the previous seven weeks!

Specified activities for each week are subject to change

**All PreK's must be potty trained




  

Registration

*Because of how quickly registration filled last year, we are limiting signup to a maximum of four weeks per child in order to give as many children as possible the opportunity to participate this summer!

1 WEEK          2 WEEKS 3 WEEKS

4 WEEKS


*If you do not see the combination of weeks you are looking for please let us know!   


Age Requirements

Entering Pre-K through 7th grade!  

Typically children are placed into groups based on their grade in school for the fall of '22:

PreK&K; 1st grade, 2nd&3rd grade; 4th grade+

Cost

FOR 1 WEEK:
$145 for first child         |         $130 for each additional child


FOR 2 WEEKS:
$250 for first child         |         $225 for each additional child

($125 per week)

FOR 3 WEEKS:

$345 for first child         |         $310 for each additional child 

($115 per week) 

  FOR 4 WEEKS:

  $440 for first child         |         $395 for each additional child 

  ($110 per week) 

*Week 4 participants will receive a discounted price due to the Independence Day Holiday and 4 day week

Reviews from Parents


      

"Let me first say what a great time my boys had at camp- you and the camp staff do such a fantastic job running such a great program. THANK YOU!!!! I have been so impressed- wish I had found Webb Mountain sooner.

-Karen Kellogg of Shelton


“My daughter just completed her second week of camp and we couldn't be happier.  She signed up originally for one week and begged to go again.  Mr. Tom and all the counselors were fantastic.  They put in such an amazing amount of work to ensure that the kids enjoyed every second.  My four year old bounced out of bed every morning excited and eager to get to camp.  We will definitely be back next summer.”
-Kate Hinrichsen of Trumbull
   

“It was great to have my son outdoors for several hours of the day, learning about things that I probably wouldn't expose him to myself.  What a great opportunity to educate my 3.5 year old-hands on and exploration!”
-Alessa Podolak Laczkoski of Monroe
  
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