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Summer DAY Camp: Science Quest

June 30, 2014 - July 3, 2014

Day Camp 1

Summer DAY Camp: 5 Weeks of Scientific Fun in the Sun!

Taltree summer camp program creates a safe and fun environment for children to expand their horizons and develop new interests in nature and science. Camp is five weeks, each week offering new and different activities based on science theme. Campers can register for a single week or all five weeks based on their interests. Camp is open to second through fifth graders.

Week 3 – Science Quest: Campers become scientists! They will confirm or deny science myths and log their findings in their Taltree journal. They will visit a local farm to learn about manure and its by product – methane gas. Campers will learn about composting and how larvae can break down food waste. They will play laser tag, go on an animal poop hike, create their own ant farm, make their own slime and participate in a marshmallow catapult competition. Note: This is only a 4 day week of camp due to the 4th of July holiday. The cost for this week of camp is $150.

Camp hours are 8:45 to 3:30 pm. Pre- and post- childcare available.

Full (5 day) week – $175 per week – June 16-20, June 23-27, July 7-11, July 14-18
Short (4 day) week – $150 – June 30-July 3
Weekly cost includes a non-refundable $50 reservation fee. Reservation fee is due at time of reservation.
Final payment is due the Friday before each scheduled week of camp.

Multiple child discount – $10 OFF additional child each week

Register for this week here.

For complete information on Summer Camp, click here.
2014 summer camp complete registration packet here.
2014 summer camp medical forms here.



June 30, 2014
July 3, 2014
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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States