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Pathfinders 2023

Pathfinders 2023


For Campers Entering Grades 6th-8th
KSS Campus

Specifically designed for Middle School aged campers, Keystone Science School is offering an adventure-focused day option. Campers will travel around Summit County and surrounding areas to enjoy outdoor recreational opportunities. Each week will follow an adventure theme. Campers in Pathfinder sessions will gain valuable leadership skills. Each session will include team-building and leadership activities that will encourage collaboration, responsibility, and problem-solving; including a Service Learning Project, to be active stewards of our environment and community.

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Pathfinders viewing the mountain scenery

2023 Registration is now open!

Early Bird Pricing: Register by Dec. 6th and get 5% off all programs!

2023 Session Dates & Rates

Session Dates Theme Option 1 Theme Option 2
Session 1 June 5-9 Rock
Filling Fast
Horse
Filling Fast
Session 2 June 12-16 Rock
Filling Fast
Water
Session 3 June 19-23 Rock Horse
Waitlist Only
Session 4 June 26-30 Rock Water
Session 6 July 10-14 Rock Horse
Waitlist Only
Session 7 July 17-21 Rock Water
Waitlist Only
Session 8 July 24-28 Rock Horse
Waitlist Only
Session 9 July 31 - August 4 Rock
Filling Fast
Water
Filling Fast
*Lunch is not included with price of program, and can be purchased for $50 each week.

Scholarships are available for those with a financial need. Apply here.

Theme Rates
Rock $549
Horse $649
Water $599

$60 per session for Summit School District students qualifying for Free and Reduced Priced meals (Limited Spaces Available)

Pathfinders catching a fish

 

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Themes

Rock Climbing
Pathfinder: Rock

Explore and learn the basics of rock climbing while participating in lessons focused on geology. Incorporated lessons will focus on climbing safety, technical knowledge, and geology.

Kayaking
Pathfinder: Water

Possible activities for this theme include paddleboarding, rafting, and fly-fishing. Learn about water ecology, management, and water safety while exploring local rivers and lakes.

Horseback Riding
Pathfinder: Horse

Activities include horseback riding and a visit to a local horse ranch where leadership skills will be emphasized. Incorporated lessons will focus on equine anatomy and physiology.


Schedule

Pathfinders on an Earth Treck
Monday
Earth Trek Day

Spend the day out on local trails exploring the science theme, enjoying a picnic, and challenging yourself on a hike.

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Welcome to Pathfinders
9:30am Earth Treks
4:00pm Snack Chat & Chill Time
5:00pm Pick Up
Pathfinders on an Earth Treck
Tuesday
Theme Day 1

Spend the day learning the outdoor skills based around the week's theme (rock/water/horse).

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Group SEL / Teambuilding
9:30am Theme Day 1
Rock:Outdoor Climbing
Water: Stand Up Paddleboarding
Horse: Working with Horses
4:00pm Snack Chat & Chill Time
5:00pm Pick Up
Pathfinders on an Earth Treck
Wednesday
Theme Day 2

Progress to the next step for your week's theme, with indoor climbing, fly fishing or equestrian workshops!

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Group SEL / Teambuilding
9:30am Theme Day 2
Rock:Indoor Climbing
Water: Fly Fishing
Horse: Horse Workshops
4:00pm Snack Chat & Chill Time
5:00pm Pick Up
Pathfinders on an Earth Treck
Thursday
Theme Day 3

Take all you've learned and put it all together for the third day, you're a natural now!

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Group SEL / Teambuilding
9:30am Theme Day 3
Rock:Outdoor Climbing
Water: Rafting
Horse: Riding & Horse Workshops
4:00pm Snack Chat & Chill Time
5:00pm Pick Up
Camp Day
Friday
Camp Day

Celebrate the theme with culminating activities that tie the week together, with activities and games on campus.

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Group Social-Emotional Learning
10:00pm All Camp Game
12:00pm All Camp Lunch
1:00pm Free Play
2:00pm Camper Choice
4:00pm Snack Chat & Chill Time
5:00pm Pick Up
Camp Day

 


*This schedule is intended as a general outline and is subject to change based on the session.

 


From Campers:

Words of campers from our 2022 Pathfinders program.

"I loved the encouraging people and counselors, the experiences, and the amazing places."

"My favorite part was meeting new friends!"

"It's hard to decide what is the best because it was all fun."

"My favorite part was hanging out and play with the horses while hanging out with my friends. I don't have a least favorite part."


ACA Accreditation

Keystone Science School is American Camp Association Accredited

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Our Staff

All Day Camp staff go through two weeks of comprehensive training, have been background checked, hold a Wilderness First Aid/CPR/AED certification at minimum, and have gone through extensive risk management training.

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Have questions?

What to pack? Drop-off and pick-up procedures?
Visit our FAQ page to read our most asked questions for Pathfinders.

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Need Help Registering for Camp?

Whether this is your first time registering for camp or you are a returning camper, we are here to help answer questions and navigate the enrollment process with you. Get in touch with us today!

Call Us (970)468-2098
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