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child care in Kemptville

Winter Fun Camp ~ January 2nd – 6th

  Send your child for a full week of outdoor winter fun.  All week long we will learn valuable and fun outdoor skills.  Weather cooperating we will build a quinzhee; a type of outdoor shelter made of snow.  Inside we will create beautiful pieces of nature inspired art and feeders for the birds.  And as […]

Pumpkin PA Day Camp

It’s a pumpkin themed PA day camp! Send your child for a full day of pumpkin themed programming.  We will have pumpkin macaroni and cheese for lunch and snacks full of yummy fall fresh ingredients.  At the end of the day all children will bring home a pumpkin pie, that they created from scratch, for […]

March Break Camp Kemptville

All about seeds – March Break crafts

Eat Grow Play Nature camp aims to connect children with nature and the food they eat.  This March Break all the crafts are inspired by nature and food as we use seeds to create beautiful pieces of art.  For full program details please visit the March Break camp page found here. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday […]

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Why a nature camp is good for your child

It almost seems silly to be writing this post because as human beings we have an intuitive sense that being outside is good for us.  That feeling you get when you inhale fresh air is a reminder that we benefit from regular contact with nature.  But gut feelings aside, the mountain of research building is […]

maple roasted pecans

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

This is Eat, Grow, Play Nature Camp so you can expect the unexpected at meal time around here.  Today’s meal was amazing and I was mostly impressed by the enthusiasm I witnessed from the campers.  After some morning outdoor free play, we began the morning in the garden.  While the campers were playing in the […]

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

Picky Eaters Causing Supper Time Stress?

Last year around this time I had the pleasure of working with a group of 20 students in an after school program run by parent council volunteers at our local school.  During the sessions we made a variety of dishes including: whole wheat bread from scratch, pumpkin macaroni and cheese with broccoli, apple crisp and wholesome […]