Cottontails

  • Ages 4-5cottontail campers
  • 1:5 staff to camper ratio
  • $245 per week (Monday- Friday)
  • $200 week 2 (no camp July 4th)
  • $175 per part-time  (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
  • $125 per part time (Tuesday & Thursday)
Register For This Camp

Our Cottontails are the youngest campers out at Ketcha!  Named for our New England Cottontail Rabbits that inhabit our own backyard.  Cottontail traditional camp is a fun and exciting program with lots of personal attention by caring and well trained staff.  Counselors focus on creating independence, working on social skills including making friends and leadership, encouraging campers to try new things and to appreciate differences. Our youngest campers participate in all of our traditional camp activities all week long including swim instruction!  In addition, our Cottontail Campers have “max & relax” time after lunch every day.

We offer part-time options for Cottontail Campers.  Please note that part time campers will not be present for some special events and they are grouped only with other part time campers.  We will have one group with Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Tuesday/Thursday campers.

If your camper is toilet trained and knows how to communicate their basic needs they are ready for camp.

Traditional Camp Activities

SWIMMING

Campers swim at least once a day (weather permitting) in our pool or the pond.  Group swim instruction is included two days a week for full time campers up to age 8 in our Traditional Day Camps. Part-time campers will receive swim lessons at least one day per week.

ARCHERY

Basics of bow and arrow safety, care and function with lots of target practice.

OUTDOOR LIVING SKILLS

Survival skills from fire building and knot tying to map and compass or shelter building.

ARTS & CRAFTS

Crafts may include bead work, candle making, painting, drawing and nature projects.

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Hands-on lessons that may include tracking animals, plants and tree identification, weather, gardening, birds, insects and conservation.

SPORTS

Soccer, kickball, basketball, Frisbee, 4-square and lots more.

ROPES COURSE

Low ropes elements and initiative challenge campers both individually and in teams.

DRAMA & MUSIC

Activities may include theater improvisation games, skits, physical activities, group challenges and musical activities.

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