|THE DAILY SCHEDULE
Campers arrive at 10:30 AM and are divided into four groups of 10 to 14.
11:00 AM to 12:00 noon: Groups 1 and 2 go to swimming pool for
lessons and free swim. Group 3, with the first team of counselors,
goes to the garden, Nature Center, nature walk and organized play
in that order. Group 4, with the 2nd team of counselors, goes on
the nature walk, organized play, garden and Nature Center in that
Lunch and free play are from 12:00 noon until 1:00 PM.
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM: Groups 3 and 4 go to swimming. Groups 1 and 2
follow the morning activities schedule above.
3:15 PM to 3:30 PM: An all-camp meeting to review the dayís
accomplishments and preview of following week program. Sing the
Camp Linden song.
Campers depart at 3:30 PM.
OUTLINE OF THE WEEKLY PROGRAM
WEEK 1: Harvest and taste carrots, beets and lettuce. Learn parts
of a plant. Plant carrots and lettuce. Learn why plants are
important to us. Nature Walk: "Taking pictures with your mindís
WEEK 2: Observe flowers in the garden and germinated seeds in
Nature Center. Learn life-stages of a plant. Learn what plants
need to grow. Read story about pollination. Observe and gather
wild flowers on nature walk.
WEEK 3: Observe Three Sisters Garden (corn, beans and squash grown
interdependently). Learn concept of Native American and organic
gardening. Read Native American legend of the "Three Sisters".
Nature walk to corn field. Make and eat popcorn and corn-on-the-cob.
WEEK 4: Lenape Native American Program.
WEEK 5: Harvest and taste tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers. Wade
and explore in the Brandywine Creek. Lesson: creatures great and
WEEK 6: Harvest and take home tomatoes, peppers, and squash.
Olympic Opening Ceremony (including parade with drums and
parachute) and Olympic Games. Award Ceremony (each camper
receives a first place medal). Farewell.