Parks & Rec - Teen Expeditions

Program Description


Enjoy a different outdoor adventure everyday in this exciting day program designed for your teenager! Throughout the course of the summer participants will be exposed to a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, which are designed to heighten their appreciation for the outdoors and spark their natural curiosity. Each morning the small group will head out in a different direction to go Rock Climbing, Hiking, Biking, Tubing, Orienteering, Swimming and additional exciting outdoor adventures.

Weekly Calendars

Sessions 5, 6 and 7 are full. Email to be put on waitlist: recreation@northamptonma.gov.

Staff


Our fully trained and First Aid/CPR certified staff will lead the daily adventures. Teens are encouraged to participate to their fullest in each and every week. The program is designed for teens to strengthen their own values, expand personal confidence, encourage them to try new challenges, experience team work and develop group cooperation in a fun, safe and nurturing setting. We will also ask for teen input into the schedules once the expeditions begin.

Sessions


All sessions will start at JFK Middle School by the basketball and tennis courts. In the case of rain or bad weather, sessions will be relocated to meet inside at JFK Middle School. Please keep in mind that the trips and themes are subject to change. Sessions will be held at 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., some trips may vary. Bikes will be used weekly.
Session 5 (July 25-29), Session 6 (August 1-5) and  Session 7 (August 8-12) are FULL. Please call the Parks & Rec office at 587-1040 or email us at recreation@northamptonma.gov to be added to the wait-list.

Date Theme
June 27 - July 1 (FULL)
Hello Summer!: Erving State Forest, Interskate 91, Sonny's Place, local hikes
July 5 - 8 (no camp Mon. 7/4)
Adventure Land: DAR, Chesterfield Gorge, Brownstone Adventure Park, local hikes
July 11 - 15 (FULL)
Test the Comfort Zone: Soarin' Indoors, Mt. Monadnock, Lake Wyola, local hikes
July 18 - 22
Hikes, Bikes & Strikes: Bike Trip Maple Farms, Yard Goats Baseball, Raft Building, Erving State Forest, local hikes
July 25 - 29 (FULL)
Beat the Heat: Seven Sisters,Tubing at Satan's Kingdom, Ocean Beach, local hikes
August 1 - 5 (FULL)
A View from the Top: Mt. Greylock, Nomad's Outdoor Adventure, DAR, local hikes
August 8 - 12 (FULL)
The Last Hoorah!: Bike Trip Maple Farms, Bounce Trampoline, Lake Wyola, local hikes

Fees


All trips are included in fee.  A $25 non-refundable deposit is included in the camp registration fee for each session registered for. All balances are due June 10, 2016.
Session  Resident Fee  Non-resident Fee
Session 1, 3 - 7
$195
$205
Session 2 (4 day program)
$156
$166