Woodcrest Retreat

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Woodcrest School of Wonder


Welcome to the Fall Semester of the School of Wonder at Woodcrest Retreat. We invite you to join us this school year for hands-on fun and learning. Look over our list of programs and then use the registration link on the right. Class space is limited so sign up early to reserve your space. Payment for all classes is due on the day of your first class. For questions, please call the camp office at 717-738-2233.

You will receive a confirmation email with total payment due. You will also receive an email one week before each registered class that will contain specific instructions for your particular class. 

Gym Break —  Are you looking for a fun way to spend time after school? Woodcrest is offering if Gym Break Wednesdays after school (4:00-5:30). Each day will include high energy activities like soccer, gaga ball, kickball, and whiffle ball.  Learn more by clicking on the flyer located on the menu bar.

What’s Wild —  “Why can’t I feed the geese my sandwich?”  “Please Mom, can I keep it?” If these are questions your young explorers ask, then this class is for you. In this hands-on session, students will learn the difference between wild and domestic, feral and tame and indigenous and non-indigenous animals, as well as our role in stewarding God’s creatures and our own pets. Games and activities will reinforce the concepts as they are taught so students should wear clothing appropriate for being outside.

Note: Parent help is strongly encouraged for students in K-3.

Botany  Each of the Botany classes are standalone classes or they can be taken together as one course for a discounted price. $9/class or $24 for all three. The botany program is designed for students in grades 4 – 7.

Target Training —  In this three-part course, students will try their hands at three target sports. On the final day of the class, time will be spent having a friendly tournament. Woodcrest provides all of the equipment and staff supervision.

Catapults & Kingdoms —  In this history-based class, students will learn a bit of the history and science behind catapults. Students will work in groups to build a catapult and then participate in a series of games and challenges on the field to test their creation against other teams.

Christmas Around the World —  A family favorite, our Christmas program combines history, crafts, and baking into one fun-filled event.  This year’s class “travels” to Mexico. So join us to learn how Mexican children enjoy Christmas while making Christmas ornaments and enjoy baking some delicious snacks to take home.