Blithewold February Vacation Camp
BLITHEWOLD FEBRUARY VACATION CAMP
February 18 - 22, 2013
Making plans for the upcoming February school vacation week? Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum is offering a fun-filled week of camp during February Vacation. Enroll your child for the full week, one day, or even a few half days! No child will want to miss an opportunity to play with friends and explore Blithewold’s winter wonderland. Camp staff will encourage children to get involved in active outdoor winter play such as nature hikes, and learning about winter ecology, as well as warm and cozy indoor activities such as exploring the Mansion, putting on plays, and taking part in games and winter arts and crafts. Each day has a new theme that will combine indoor and outdoor (weather permitting) activities.
Full Week: $140 Blithewold members, $160 Non-members
Member Day $35, Non-member Day $45.
Early bird option (drop off at 8am). Early bird member $45 ;
Early bird non-member $55 ; Early bird half day $35
Maximum amount of attendees not to exceed 25 children.
Camp spaces are limited so call today: 401-253-2707.
Tuesday, April 05
- Friday, May 13
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room
Wednesday, April 06
- Wednesday, October 05
Friday, April 15
- Friday, May 06
Daffodils at Dusk
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, May 28
Exploring the Spring Garden
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, October 08
Wednesday, May 04
- Wednesday, June 08
Watercolor Painting at Blithewold with Artist Mary Ellen Dwyer
A Boy’s Trip to Europe, 1869
(Apr 27, '16)
In 1869, 16-year-old Israel Pardee left his home in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for a one-year educational journey through Europe, accompanied by his younger sister Anne. Israel (known in the family as Izzie) was Bessie McKee’s older brother and became Marjorie Van Wickle’s favorite Uncle. Izzie and Anne had joined the family of their father’s friend, Dr. […]
(Apr 22, '16)
Daffodil Days here at Blithewold are in full swing. The soft, sweet fragrance of the flowers wafts toward me whenever I walk near the Bosquet. It’s positively enticing! I could wax poetic about each daffodil variety we have here, but I thought it would be better to let them speak for themselves. So, in lieu […]
(Apr 15, '16)
This post is written by Gail Read, the Gardens Manager here at Blithewold. She has been here at Blithewold for over 25 years and is a fountain of knowledge about the plants and the property. Daffodils lift our spirits when they bloom each year. They signal the end of our weary winter and the […]