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.
Saturday, October 25
Capturing the Splendor of Nature: A Digital Photo Workshop at Blithewold, with Jan Armor
Sunday, October 26
Children's Pumpkin Flower-Arrangement Workshop
Thursday, October 30
Designing with Woodies and Shrubs with Polly Hutchison of Robin Hollow Farm
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
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 […]
Christmas at Blithewold “You Are Invited”
(Oct 13, '14)
Although Blithewold is closing to the public this week, it is anything but quiet around the Mansion. We are now preparing to get the Mansion dressed up for Christmas! It is a bit hard to imagine a snowy winter in the midst of this crisp fall weather, but our decorating volunteers have been prepping and […]