2020 Camp Witzel Theme Weeks & Field Trips
Week 1: Animation Domination (June 22- June 26) FIELD TRIP: Southwick’s Zoo, Mendon, MA (June 24)
Campers, let’s put your imagination in motion with the help of new-tech, high-tech and classic techniques. We’ll make flip books, comic strips and curling paper animations with STEM activities that include shadow puppetry, skit creating, jumping-kid animation sticks and bendy-bead people.
Week 2: Party in the USA (June 29-July 2) FIELD TRIP: Wallis Sands State Park, NH (July 1)
Celebrate America during this red, white and blue packed week. Campers will have the opportunity to create camp-themed banners, songs, cheers, and even our very own Camp Witzel Mascot. Campers will enjoy Olympic-inspired games, and historical discoveries this week, while learning about the USA and what makes us great.
Week 3: Edible Engineering (July 6- July 10) FIELD TRIP: Fun Spot, Laconia, NH (July 8)
Learning is sweet with science that you can eat! Have some fun and play with your food while learning the science behind it. Edible Engineering combines physical science and food items to captivate even the most reluctant participant. From marshmallows to Pop Rocks, this is a tasty source for food experiments. Chocolate, marshmallows, chewing gum, cotton candy… this week of candy chemistry will give you a serious sugar rush!
Week 4: Jedi Training (July 13-July 17) FIELD TRIP: Candia Springs Adventure Park, Candia NH (July 15)
In a galaxy not so far away . . . the Jedi Knights are calling upon their many brave Jedi apprentices to learn the Jedi lessons and fulfill their destiny. Campers will begin the week as Jedi apprentices who are preparing to begin their Jedi training. Throughout the week, these apprentices are challenged through daily Star Wars activities. Explore the science of being a Jedi and create your own planets. Discover the force within you through teamwork, confidence building exercises, and decision-making games. May the force be with you!
Week 5: Fun & Fitness (July 20-July 24) FIELD TRIP: Fisher Cat’s Stadium, Manchester (July 22)
Get ready to participate in our sports buffet where campers get to try out different sports! Campers will exercise their gross and fine motor skills while enjoying a variety of sports and games designed to build concentration, strength, speed, and skill. Join us for a week of fitness fun which includes obstacle courses, sensory walks and improve sports skills while having fun!
Week 6: Aqua Adventure (July 27-July 31) FIELD TRIP: Water Country, Portsmouth, NH (July 29)
WARNING: Camp will be a SOAK zone this week! This year’s water week extravaganza will be the best ever as we explore and enjoy all things water! Bring your bathing suit and a towel this week as we promise a wet and wild week of fun!
Week 7: Camper vs. Counselor Challenge (August 3-August 7) FIELD TRIP: Hampton Beach State Park (August 5)
Camp Witzel campers and counselors will face off in a variety of missions, activities and games throughout the week. This week will include Minute to Win It challenges, soccer games, water balloon toss, and tug-a-war! Campers and Counselors will face off in the most exciting challenges ever!
REV: 1/15/20….2020 Camp Witzel Theme Weeks - **All Trips are tentative and subject to change**