Through The Trees

BLP Information


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Daily camp flow

Camp Day: Monday - Thursday

7:30-9:00: Drop-off time**
9:00-9:45: Morning Council, Snack, “My Stuff” Time
9:45-11:45: Mindful Motion:
Move the body and activate the senses through physical movement, games, group and individual challenges, & more FUN!
11:45-12:45: Recharge: Lunch & “Rest and Digest”
12:45-3:00: Explore: Campers have the opportunity to choose the path their afternoon takes through play, adventures, crafts, field games & more! 
3:00-3:30: Snack and “My Stuff” Time, Closing Council
3:30-4:30: Nature Training
4:30-5:45: Pick-up time**
**Parents, please email, text or call if you need to drop-off or pick-up outside of these times.

Camp Day: Friday

7:30-9:00: Drop-off time**
9:00-9:45: Morning Council, Snack, “My Stuff” Time
9:45-11:45: Mindful Motion:
Move the body and activate the senses through physical movement, games, group and individual challenges, & more FUN!
11:45-12:45: Recharge: Lunch & “Rest and Digest”
12:45-2:00: Explore: Campers have the opportunity to choose the path their afternoon takes through play, adventures, crafts, field games & more! 
2:00-4:00: Nature Training
4:00-4:30: Snack and “My Stuff” Time, Closing Council
4:30-5:45: Pick-up time**
**Parents, please email, text or call if you need to drop-off or pick-up outside of these times.



Frequently Asked Questions

  • What type of camp are you?
    Through The Trees offers a nature-based day camp located on a stunning 22 acres in the heart of Topsham, Maine for kids ages 6-17.  Campers enjoy spending their summer vacation outside exploring, learning nature skills, making new friends and having wholesome fun!
  • What should we bring to camp?
    Change of clothes (shirt, pants, socks, footwear)
    Towel and swimsuit
    Comfortable footwear (Keen sandals are a great example for a comfortable summer shoe)
    Plastic bags for wet/muddy gear
    Warm layers and rain gear
    Water bottle
    2 snacks and lunch (or $ for the Snack Shack or hot lunch)
    Backpack/bag to carry gear on hikes
    Sunscreen/bugspray
  • What should we bring to class?
    Change of clothes (shirt, pants, socks, footwear)
    Towel
    Comfortable footwear (Keen sandals are a great example for a comfortable summer shoe)
    Plastic bags for wet/muddy gear
    Water bottle
    Sunscreen/bug spray
  • What are the camp hot lunch options?
    Through The Trees works with the Sky-Hy Adult Day Program to offer daily hot lunch options for $5.  The hot lunch menu will be advertised the week before camp on The Bright Light Project Facebook Group.  Through The Trees also offers snacks for $.50.
  • What are good snack options for my camper?
    Campers are very active throughout the day and eat a lot of food.  Please pack extra snacks and lunch!  Some good snack & lunch options are:
    - Foods with healthy fats: avocado, peanut butter, nuts, trail mix
    - Foods with protein: cheese, beef jerky, bacon, hard boiled eggs
    Try to avoid foods high in sugar, soda, etc.
  • Can I sign up for just one or two days of camp?
    Yes!  You can specify individual days when you register for Summer Camp and you pay our daily rate!
  • Where can I find up-to-date information about Through The Trees?
    Join The Bright Light Project Facebook Group for frequent program updates.  Also like Through The Trees Facebook Page and keep an eye out for our monthly newsletter!
  • Can my child with food allergies come to camp?
    Yes!  If your child has food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform Through The Trees staff on your child's registration.  Hot lunch options and snack options are allergy-friendly.
  • Do you have a place to swim?
    We do not have on-site swimming.  However, there will be on-site water activities, so please pack a swimsuit/change of clothes!
  • What is your sibling discount?
    Summer Camp Discounts are:
      -  Weekly: $200 for the first sibling, $175 for all other siblings.
      -  Daily: $60 for the first sibling, $50 for all other siblings.
    Kids/Teen After School Program Discounts are:
      -  3 days/week: $200/month for the first sibling, $160/month for all other siblings.
      -  5 days/week: $300/month for the first sibling, $250/month for all other siblings.
    Kids/Teen Movement Discounts are:
      -  Monthly: $100 for the first sibling, $90 for all other siblings.

We look forward to seeing you soon!