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Fall Activities @ Woodcrest


 

 

If the heavens declare the glory of God (Psalm 19:1) then certainly the autumn leaves declare His beauty. Fall is a wonderful time to explore God’s creation and Woodcrest is surrounded by the beauty of God. Join us this Autumn for our exciting events and activities for children, adults, and families.

Wild Woodcrest Wednesdays — September 2-October 28 (4:00-6:00)

Need a safe break from the virtual world? Woodcrest is excited to provide Wild Woodcrest Wednesdays where you can escape INTO God’s world. Each Wednesday our experienced staff will provide creative, hands-on activities designed to engage students and provide the social interaction youth need to thrive. There will be plenty of time outside (when the weather permits) along with lots of fun things including crafts, nature activities, Bible lessons, and so much more.

Designed for students in grades 1-7, Wild Woodcrest Wednesdays allow students to have real interaction with peers and our caring staff. Cost is only $12 a week; $45 for four weeks, or $90 for the whole nine weeks. Cost includes staff supervision, all supplies, and a snack each week. We will have age appropriate activities for younger and older students to keep them engaged and busy.

To register you can call the camp office at 717-738-2233 or use the link here: Wild Woodcrest Wednesday’s

 

Woodcrest School Of Wonder — a unique education outreach 

Discover the wonder of God through all that He has made. Woodcrest’s unique programs provide hands-on learning opportunities for students. Each class is taught by gifted and experienced teachers who can help students capture the wonder of the subject and inspires the students’ creative best. All classes are taught from a biblical worldview.

You can register for each class by clicking the link next to the description to sign up using our convenient Google drive or by calling the camp office at 717-738-2233.

Fall 2020 Programs:

Pond Studies — Tuesday, September 8th (9:30-11:30)

Students in grades 3-6 will have a great time exploring the ponds at Woodcrest and learning about the diversity of life that lives even in a simple drop of water. Topics covered include animal identification, pH studies, and more. Come with shoes that can get muddy. Cost:  $6.00 per student. Parents are permitted to stay and observe the class.     Limited to 20 students

Register Here: Woodcrest School of Wonder

Leadership — Tuesday, September 15th (9:30-11:30)

This is a great experience for Jr./Sr. high students as they develop important leadership characteristics through the use of Woodcrest’s Low Ropes Challenge Course. Participants will explore key biblical concepts while practicing the importance of communication, problem solving, team work, and more. Cost: $10.00 per student.      Limited to 16 students

Register Here: Woodcrest School of Wonder

PA Forestry — Tuesday, September 22nd (9:30-11:30)  — FULL

NEW!  Tuesday, September 22nd (1:00-3:00)

Designed for the whole family to get outdoors and learn about the diversity of trees that God has lavished upon us. Families will join our staff on a hike around Woodcrest as they learn how to identify trees and keep a leaf log of their time at camp. Woodcrest’s trails are not suitable for strollers. Appropriate shoes are required. A great time for everyone. Cost: $10 a family.     Limited to 12 families

Register Here: Woodcrest School of Wonder

Sense Nature 1 — Tuesday, September 29 (9:30-11:30) — FULL

NEW! Tuesday, September 29 (1:00-3:00)

This unique class is perfect for the younger students. Sense Nature 1 teaches students in grades K-3 how God has made us to enjoy His creation with five amazing senses. A variety of activities will help everyone learn and use those senses in creative and fun ways. Cost:  $5.00 a student. Parents are required to stay with their child during this class to help with activities.     Limited to 20 students

Register Here: Woodcrest School of Wonder

Nature Exploration — Tuesday, October 6th (9:30-11:30)

Families will explore the various habitats at Woodcrest and enjoy a variety of games and activities to help them take more notice of the amazing creation God has given us. Families should come prepared to walk. Woodcrest’s trails are not suitable for strollers. Cost:  $10 a family.     Limited to 12 families

Register Here: Woodcrest School of Wonder

 

Woodcrest Soccer Break — Tuesdays September, 8, 15, 22, & 29 (4:00-5:30)

Soccer Break Registration Here

With some fall soccer leagues cancelled or limiting participation, Woodcrest is pleased to provide an opportunity for those who love soccer to enjoy brushing up on skills and playing around on the field with others. Our staff will offer oversight and direction for students as they enjoy playing in a noncompetitive environment. This is open to any student in grades 2-5 with at least rudimentary skills. The cost is $40 for the month. Parents are invited to watch and cheer the players from the sidelines.