Camp Overview:

The camp will meet from 9am to 4pm for featured weeks at our primary location: 91 Salem Church Road, Newark DE, 19711. Your children can embrace all the fun and creativity of STEM projects while also acquiring a mindful skillset. Many of the finest artists and scientists fail while they succeed. Your children will learn to go with the flow and to turnaround situations to fuel their next great accomplishment. These full-day camps will include time indoors and in nature. We will invent, create, play, and make fun together.

Camp Enrollment Fees

Full-Day 9:00am to 4:00 pm $200/child for Walnut Grove Coop members or $250/child for non-members.

Half-Day 9:00am to 1:00 pm $125/child for Walnut Grove Coop members or $150/child for non-members.

Allergy information will be collected on the online registration form — we are inclusive and sensitive to food allergies. Email: Info@walnutgrovecoop.com with any questions. Before and aftercare are available for these camps for an additional fee of $10 per hour (8am-9am and 4pm-5pm).

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Mindful STEM Design Camp

Join our group of designers, architects, and engineers in the Maker Space to make Battling Bots and Cardboard Creations. Artists and builders will combine their strengths to plan and create a battle bot arena, props, remote-controlled batting robot creatures, and prizes for participants. This full-day camp will also incorporate mindfulness techniques to help campers manage their stress, deepen their focus, and to have a discovery mindset. Campers will also design an obstacle course incorporating water play.

Our Key Activities Include:

  • Mindful practices
  • Indoor and outdoor games
  • Teamwork to develop and build bots
  • Instruction for safe tool use
  • Cardboard engineer challenges including a Solar S’mores Oven
  • Sprinkler water obstacle course
  • Service project

Mindful STEM Design Sections:
Chrysalis Camp
 K-3rd graders
Monday, August 10 through Friday, August 14 9:00am to 1:00pm half-day or 9:00am to 4:00pm full-day

Tortoise Camp 4th6th graders
Monday, August 10 through Friday, August 14 9:00am to 1:00pm half-day or 9:00am to 4:00pm full-day

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Mindful STEM Enviro-Breakout Camp

Join our group of nature-lovers to explore the outdoors and to participate in environment-themed escape room challenges. Campers will explore animal habitats, conduct science experiments, look for fish and frogs, and make recycled art projects. In the afternoon’s campers will solve escape room challenges that reinforce environmental topics. This full-day camp will also incorporate mindfulness techniques to help campers manage their stress, deepen their focus, and to have a discovery mindset.

Our Key Activities Include:

  • Mindful practices
  • Indoor and outdoor games
  • Dip netting and fishing
  • Examine pond samples with microscopes
  • Conduct science experiments including a Solar S’mores Oven
  • Three escape room challenges
  • Upcycled art
  • Playing and wading in the creek
  • Service project

Mindful STEM Enviro-Breakout Sections:
Chrysalis Camp
 K-3rd graders
Monday, August 17 through Friday, August 21 9:00am to 1:00pm half-day or 9:00am to 4:00pm full-day

Tortoise Camp 4th6th graders
Monday, August 17 through Friday, August 21 9:00am to 1:00pm half-day or 9:00am to 4:00pm full-day

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Mindful STEM Camps