Summer Garden – Day Camps for Ages 3-7

Prairie Hill Waldorf School offers Waldorf inspired summer programs for children 3 years to 7 years of age. Our programs are open to any child who is daytime potty trained.

Join our experienced Early Childhood teachers and their enthusiastic staff for fun in the sun, joyful play and creating! Participants will enjoy fun themes for each week. Nourish your child’s inherent connection to nature and enliven a sense of wonder!

At Prairie Hill Summer Garden, your child will experience:

  • Activities that delight children
  • Skill building
  • Creative play
  • Nature exploration
  • Music and movement
  • Artistic and practical activities
  • Consistent rhythm

Snacks: Daily snacks will be provided; children may have the opportunity to help prepare them. Lunch: Please pack a healthy lunch for your child for both half day and full day participants.

Full days: $225 per week (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

Half days: $180 per week (9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Before & After Camp Care Available.

Weekly details for Summer Garden:

Week 1: June 4-8 Grow Garden Grow
Enjoy working in the beautiful gardens around Prairie Hill. Our little ‘Gardeners’ may make bouquets, work with the vegetables, and enjoy tending Mother Nature in all her Summer Glory!

Week 2: June 11-15 Bugs & Butterflies
They are everywhere we look, and look we will!  Children may explore and discover the beauty of bugs and butterflies while making crafts inspired by this fun theme.

Week 3: June 18-22 Fairy Tales
Build castles in the sand and in the woods, hunt dragons on the prairie and pretend to be prince or princess in a high tower!  Children may create crowns or stick swords and fabulous memories.

Week 4: June 25-29 Friendly Frogs
Children will hunt for our hopping green friends, search for their homes and observe the many types of toadstools hiding in the woods and more.

Week 5: July 9-13 Magical Forest
Meander through the enchanting trails to find fairies, gnome holes and other magical forest friends. Children may build tiny homes and gardens, create wands, wood gnomes and enjoy the wonder of their rich imaginations.

Week 6: July 16-20 Mythical Creatures
Magical, mythical creatures abound in these uncharted territories. Children may listen to fairy tales, create fun dragon tails and unicorn horns and revel in the joy of summer fun.

Week 7: July 23-27 Parade of Music 

Create and play musical instruments out of everyday household items. Children will end the week with a delightful parade of music through the school & grounds.

Week 8: July 30-Aug 3 Fine Feathered Friends
Observe the magic, hear their songs and make a beautiful home for birds. Children may make a feathered friend and a birdhouse during this week of Summer Garden.

Week 9: Aug 6-10 Fun Unearthed
Turn over that rock, dig a little deeper and experience the secrets that lie beneath the surface of the earth!

Week 10: Aug 13-17 Happy Harvest
Reap what has been sown earlier in the season! Harvesters will dig and cut and fill their baskets. Then it’s time to taste the fruits of their labors. Campers will enjoy preparing their harvest for a fresh snack or meal.  *

* Activities within the theme may be subject to change without notice.


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