Vacation Camp and Curriculum Days
Fall Registration will open on Tuesday, June 21
Registration will open on June 21 for all Fall 2022 programs.
A note about registration: Many of our programs fill quickly, so we highly recommend registering on the waiting list. We go to this list first if a space opens up. And by adding your name, you can help us better plan for the programs that are in high demand.
SCHOOL CURRICULUM DAYS AT HITCHCOCK
Tuesday, November 8 and Friday, January 6
9:00 – 3:00pm
Ages: 6-9, Grades K-3
Fee per child per day: Tier A-$91 | Tier B-$80| Tier C-$68 | Tier D-$52
On those days of school join Hitchcock educators for a fun day of nature play. Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals.
SCHOOL VACATION DAYS
Monday through Friday, During school vacations
Jumping Mice: Ages 5-6, Grades K-1
Brown Bats: Ages 6-8, Grades 1-2
Groundhogs: Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5
Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Five-year olds must be in Kindergarten in order to participate. First graders may register for the K-1 age group or the 1-2 age group. This camp will be held completely outdoors if possible, only coming inside in extreme weather. Non-refundable within a week of the program, all refunds incur a 10% administrative fee.
Limited 12 Participants for Jumping Mice
Limited to 15 participants for Brown Bats and Groundhogs
Out of a strong commitment to improve access to our programs we are now offering a new sliding scale fee structure aimed to provide greater flexibility in choosing a price that is right for you and your family.
- Tier A: The fee is set 15% higher than what it costs to run the program and helps to support those who cannot afford the full cost of the program.
- Tier B: The fee is set to cover 100% of the program costs.
- Tier C: The fee is set at 15% less than what it costs to run the program.
- Tier D: This fee is set at 15% less than what it costs to run the program. This option is available for EBT, WIC, and Connector Care Card to Culture participants, that is, households receiving benefits through the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance and the Massachusetts Health Connector
Read our complete COVID-19 Program Participant Guidelines.
Our programs are designed to be fun and engaging and above all safe. The COVID-19 program guidelines are designed to help protect everyone as we meet the strict health and safety requirements of the CDC and our state. Please take the time to read the information thoroughly. If you feel that you or your child(ren) cannot follow these guidelines, we ask that you wait until these restrictions have been lifted to join one of our programs or events. We may change our guidelines to reflect new guidance from CDC and Massachusetts.