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.
Sunday, November 02
Pruning Practices and Winter Interest Plant Walk
Thursday, November 06
Garden Design Luncheon The Slow Flowers Movement: From Field to Vase
Friday, November 07
Eco-Floral Hands-On Workshop with Debra Prinzing
Friday, November 14
Dahlia Days with Rick Peckham's Greenhouse, Little Compton, RI
Saturday, November 22
Children's Thanksgiving Floral Workshop
Friday, November 28
- Sunday, January 04
Christmas at Blithewold
(Oct 24, '14)
I’d prefer to think that the season is in transition rather than ending but when we start throwing some of summer’s best blooms into the bed of Blithewold’s truck, it definitely feels more like a goodbye than a see-you-later. This week, once again, the rain and a woolly nor’easter held off just long enough for […]
Celebrating Our Arboretum
(Oct 23, '14)
There’s something very new and exciting going on this year in Blithewold’s Visitor’s Center during Christmas at Blithewold. Gail Read, Gardens Manager, Kris Green, Interpretive Horticulturist, and Betsy Ekholm, Horticulturist, have partnered with the garden volunteers to design a display to Celebrate Our Arboretum. Essentially, they are pulling different natural features from throughout the Grounds, preserving […]
A rabbit’s eye view with Noel Kingsbury
(Oct 17, '14)
We are so lucky that yesterday’s rain held off just long enough to take a ground-level tour of Blithewold’s gardens with British garden designer/plantsman/author, Noel Kingsbury. He showed us, plant by plant, exactly what to look for to help predict how different plants will behave in our gardens. He reminded us that plant growth falls along […]