Wilderness Wednesdays

for Fourth to Sixth Graders




Jump into the natural world around you.

Find out what makes it all tick!

Dig into the forest floor.

Dip into the pond.

Explore the biodiversity of our ecosystems.

Document your observations in your own nature journal!

Watch the world change around you as the seasons shift!

Students by the pond

For more information, email Chris at christine@merckforest.org


Wednesdays, 9am – 3pm 

Session 1: September 23rd & 30 and October 7th & 14th

Session 2: October 21st & 28 and November 4th and 11th

$200 per session; Maximum 10 students per session

Each day’s activities will be aligned with Next Generation Science Standards.

Students in Session 1 wishing to join Session 2 will be wait-listed so that we can accommodate as many children as possible.

Merck Forest is committed to providing a safe learning environment for students.

We follow COVID guidelines issued by the American Camp Association set forth in consultation with the CDC. (For more information on the ACA Field Guide, please go to www.acacamps.org.)