Discovery Summer Camp

Our 2021 Discovery Summer Camp will be held at our current location: 104 lyme Rd, Hanover, NH

Are you looking for a fun and stimulating way for your child to spend their summer days? Does your son or daughter enjoy playing outside, making new friends, and learning about the world and themselves? Then HCNS Summer Discovery Camp is just the thing for them!

HCNS Discovery Summer Camp consists of weekly themed camps (see descriptions below) for children who will turn 3 years of age by June 1, all the way up to pre-kindergarten ages. There will be theme-related activities, water play and lots of outdoor fun! Camp is from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm, Monday - Thursday.  A snack is provided and children bring their own lunch.

To continue our Covid protocols, at this point, staff and students will wear masks​.

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New families also need to submit an Emergency Treatment Form.

Week 1

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June 14 - 17, 2021

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Under The Sea

What better way to start off summer than with a week at the “beach”?! Anyone for a game of sharks and minnows? Want to make a Soctopus? Mermaids, shells, fish, whales and did we mention SHARKS abound as we explore life under the sea through nature and craft projects, storytelling and games.​

Week 2

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June 21 - 24, 2021

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Say "Yes" To The Mess

This is the quintessential arts and crafts camp - a literal hodgepodge of activities and mediums that include crayons, pottery, cloth, clay, duct tape... the sky is the limit. We’ll use all the good crafty verbs guaranteed to inspire: blending, carving, molding, sculpting, pasting, painting... fun!

Week 3

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June 28 - July 1, 2021

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Exploring the World Around Us

Back by popular demand! We’ll explore outer space together, create rockets, play games, learn about the stars and planets ~ all through hands-on activities, songs, and play.

Week 4

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July 5 - 8, 2021

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Under the Big Top

The Circus is coming to town! We will be following this theme all week with fun costumes, ring toss, balloon animals, popcorn and more! Letting your child run away to join the circus has never been so fun and educational. Let the show begin!​

Week 5

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June 12 - 15, 2021

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The Artist in You

Paint like Matisse… splatter like Pollock! Time to grab your paint brush and easel and enjoy an exciting week as we discover the art styles of famous artists and create our own masterpieces. We'll also enjoy all the other fun summer camp activities of sand and water play, arts and crafts, group games, and a hike or two.

Week 6

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July 19 - 22, 2021

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Camping

Pack your bags, cause we’re going camping! This week we will tell campfire stories, roast marshmallows, go on a search and rescue and soak up the last week of summers fun. We will recap all of our exciting adventures and celebrate the friendships that only summer camp can create. Happy Camping!​

Week 7

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July 26 - 29, 2021

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Splish Splash

Using tools and natural materials, we will create sink/float experiments to try out. We will have hours of opportunity to explore with water art, sensory activities, dramatic play and water science! Bring your bathing suits and prepare for a week of wet and wild discovery!