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The Treehouse Facility is now home to Camp Wintergreen for Campers ages 3 to 12 years old!
“Camp Wintergreen” was designed by our Camp Director, Pierce Byrd. She earned a Master's in Early Childhood Education from James Madison University, and has been teaching in adventurous capacities ever since! A veteran ski instructor for 17 seasons, and currently our Snow Sports School Director here at Wintergreen Resort, she has all the knowledge, enthusiasm, and skills to deliver a fun, educational Summer Camp.
Younger children ages 3-4 are eligible for our “Little Campers Program!” Little Campers will follow a similar schedule to Camp Wintergreen, but with age-appropriate activities and adventures, and a rest time in the afternoon. We know they want to keep up with the big kids, which is why they have their own special adventures planned just for them! "Little Campers" will also enjoy participating in STEAM oriented camp activities!
Children ages 5-12 are eligible for “Camp Wintergreen!” Designed to encourage creativity, exploration and adventure, all while enjoying the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Based on classic summertime fun, we will focus on different daily themes to enlighten, engage and entertain each camper. Every afternoon will be spent either swimming at the Aquatics and Fitness Center on the top of the Mountain or at Lake Monocan! With a sandy beach and a wide range of activities both
in the water and on the shore, Campers will love their time at our Lake in the valley. All weeks of camp incorporate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), so Campers get to explore literally and mentally!
Weekly & Daily camps starting Monday, June 12th, through August 18th.
Let’s explore everything Camp Wintergreen has to offer!
We will go on several hikes to different waterfalls and overlooks, while learning important skills for outdoor survival, like setting up shelter and building a fire. The trails our Campers will be exploring showcase the wide diversity of terrain, natural habitat and animal life in our beautiful mountain setting.
Campers will focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) during our experiments. Campers build core science skills that explore the fundamental questions they want to know, while having fun with hands-on science!
Campers will discover there is more to a rock than a pretty “face,” as they uncover the true ingredients of rocks. There will be hands-on scientific experiments studying the geology of Wintergreen, followed by rock hounding and mineral collecting. Campers will also learn about how STEAM and Nature interact.
Our Camper chefs will focus on different culinary cuisines from countries around the globe! On culinary day, we will experience new cultures and learn to prepare and cook dishes from different parts of the world. Campers will learn to follow both simple and complex recipes while working as a team, pardon the pun, but STEAM applies to cooking too!
Your Camper's creativity is very important to us. Our Campers will explore their artistic abilities while learning different drawing techniques, painting skills and the art history behind it all. Children will explore their creative sides, get inspired by famous artworks, and learn to express themselves with watercolor, clay, pastels and more. Focused on balancing technical instruction with freedom of self-expression, be ready for an art exhibition at the end of the week for parents to enjoy!
Parents and guardians are encouraged to drop off their campers at the Treehouse Facility between 8:30am and 9:00am so that camp programs can begin on time. Pick up is at 4:00pm. Please see full schedule below.
If you are interested in joining our Summer Camp Counselor Team, please email: [email protected] “Camp 2023 Counselor” in the subject line, and with a copy of your resume!
Week 1: June 12-16
Week 2: June 19-23
Week 3: June 26-30
Week 4: July 5-7 *
Week 5: July 10-14
Week 6: July 17-21
Week 7: July 24-28
Week 8: July 31-Aug 4
Week 9: August 7-11
Week 10: August 14-18
*Denotes Shorter Week
||Drop Off & Free Play|
|10:20am-11:00am||Themed Activity/Adventure 1
|11:00am-12:00pm||Themed Activity/Adventure 2
|12:30pm-1:00pm||Prepare for pool or Discovery Ridge Activities|
|1:00pm-3:00pm||Monday (Discovery Ridge Activities) Tuesday/Wednesday (Swimming at The Aquatics & Fitness Center) (Thursday-Friday Pool or Lake Monocan)
|3:00pm-3:30pm||Return to Treehouse|
|4:00pm||Pack up and PM snack, pick up
|Fridays||Friday lunch, we have a pizza party for the campers to enjoy!|
|Lake Monocan Activities||Swimming, Paddle boarding, Kayaking, Canoeing, Fishing, and Inflatables. *If transportation is not available to Lake Monocan, we will swim at The Wintergarden Aquatics and Fitness Center indoor or outdoor pools.|
All camp programs and activities are subject to change without notice due to weather conditions or participation levels. Please call ahead for confirmation.
Camp Wintergreen (ages 5-12): 2022 Weekly Rate: $449; 2022 Daily Rate: $114
Little Campers (ages 3-4): 2022 Weekly Rate: $549; 2022 Daily Rate: $124
Nature Week: 2022 Weekly Rate: $524, or additional $25 fee for daily camps on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of Nature Week. For Camp Wintergreen only, not available for Little Campers.
* Wintergreen Club Members please contact Camp Wintergreen for special pricing
All Camp Wintergreen programs require advance reservations. Please sign up early as programs fill up fast. Registration for Summer 2022 programming begins April 1st, 2022. For information contact the Camp Wintergreen Office at 434-325-8179 or email [email protected]
Registration Form- download, print, and fill out before your visit.
Written Medical Consent Form - required for children taking medication.
With our activities, fun and exploration, your campers will need to bring: snacks, lunch, drinks, sunscreen, towels and comfortable walking shoes daily.
•Early registration is appreciated and strongly encouraged so we can cater the activities around our specific campers for the week, anticipate your campers needs, and be sure we have enough supplies. Walk in availability might not be available depending on registration levels.
•Daily activities include: hiking, scavenger hunts, playground time, group games, and free play.
•Campers ages 5-12 will be swimming DAILY, every afternoon, so please pack their bathing suits, towels, sunscreen and any other pool supplies for your children. If your camper is not an independent swimmer, please pack an approved personal flotation device. *We encourage the use of USCG approved PFDs during all water activities for Campers who aren’t as comfortable in the water*
•Please pack lunch and snacks for your camper daily. Please refrain from using any nut or tree nut food items so we can be sensitive to any camper with food allergies.
• During culinary week, campers will be preparing some of their own snacks and food items, so you don’t need to pack as many snacks.
• During one day of Adventure Week, we roast hot dogs and s’mores over an open fire.
•Each camper is assigned a locker during their time at camp and can keep all of their belongings in there throughout the week. Feel free to decorate it how they want!
•Each camper will receive a complimentary Camp WTG t-shirt that we will tie dye during our camp activities.
•We spend every Friday morning at Discovery Ridge Adventure Center. All activities are included during our visit, except for gem mining. If your camper would enjoy that, please send cash for that activity.
•We have a pizza party every Friday afternoon, so no need to pack a lunch on that day, but please pack snacks and drinks for your Camper.
•Additional activity fees are necessary during Nature Week for attending The Nature Foundation Programming.
•All camp programs and activities are subject to change without notice due to weather or participation levels.
Little Camper Special Requirements
•Little Campers, ages 3-4, are required to have an afternoon rest time, so please provide a blanket and favorite rest time essentials for your child. Mats are provided.
•If your Little Camper is not fully potty-trained, please send extra clothes, pull-ups or diapers as needed for them.