Summer is beautiful at the Waldorf School of Bend!
Cultivate a deep connection of nature through exciting, unique and challenging adventures each week. Our staff of energetic, creative and loving teachers are excited to provide fun experiences where children are encouraged to learn, grow and develop skills for school and life.
Camp is for ages 5-8 and 9-12.
Weekly Activities: Field Trips, Gardening, Arts, Music, Spanish, Yoga & Handwork
*Extended drop off/pick up available 8:30-9:00am and 3:00-3:30pm
$275/week and $5/half hour of extended care if needed.
DIY Week July 10-14: Do you have great ideas? Bring them to life with us during our DIY Week! Build your own flying contraptions and send them soaring, work together to make the super fort of the century, design your own amazing kite, or create your own instruments to start a band. The possibilities are endless! This week’s field trip will take us all the way out to DD Ranch where kids will learn how to help take care of animals, plant and harvest food, and see how a working ranch operates.
“Imaginature” July 17-21: Connect with the natural world and let your imagination run wild! Join us as we explore the beauty of Bend and wonders of the world around us through hikes, local geocaching and creating treasure hunts of our own. Create nature art and bird nests using foraged materials, and track different birds, animals, and insects. Explore with new eyes around Shevlin Park and Deschutes River Trails. This week’s field trip will take us all the way out to Todd Lake to explore and learn about the natural diversity of local flora and fauna. Local Herbalist, Hailee Newman of Rushing River Botanicals, will be joining us throughout the week as we discover all Central Oregon has to offer.
Games through the Ages July 24-28: Did you know that Lacrosse was originally a game created and played by Native American tribes? Explore the origins of many of the modern-day games we know and love by playing them during our Games through the Ages camp! From Indigenous games to present day sports, challenge your mind and body through puzzles, board games, and physical activity. Bring home a game you have created to share with family and friends! For this week’s field trip we will skate and play at Cascade Indoor Sports.
Around the World July 31-August 4: Ever wish you could travel just by folding a map? Join us for the next best thing as we host a multi-sensory exploration of five different countries from around the world through food, games, songs and art. Inspire adventure and wanderlust in your kids as they expand their perspective of the world around us. Make Japanese Paste Paper, throw boomerangs like Australians, taste South American culture through cooking new culinary delights, and explore West Africa through music and dance. This week we will collaborate with local musicians and dancers to explore culture through movement.