Overview

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Camp Wildcat - Teen Travel Week

Campers entering Grades 8-9 enjoy a variety of trips designed for teens who have outgrown Camp Wildcat.

 

Each Teen Travel Week consists of 5 field trips to local attractions such as parks, museums, and/or fun centers. Transportation is provided by a local school bus company. At least one of the five Teen Travel Week destinations will differ from that of Camp Wildcat younger participants. Spaces are limited.

 

Extended Care is available for Teen Travel week participants for an additional fee.

 

For the program website: Camp Wildcat

Travel Information

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Camp Wildcat - Teen Travel Week

Camp Wildcat Teen Travel Week base is at Boulder Field and the UNH student recreation area behind the UNH Field House, 145 Main St., Durham, NH:

Travel to Durham

Field Trips

All campers are required to wear their blue Camp Wildcat T-shirt on field trip days. Shirts will be distributed the second day of the session to first time Camp Wildcat attendees. Field trips are typically scheduled on Wednesdays of each two-week session. Session 1-Week 2’s field trip is scheduled on Thursday, July 5th as a result of the July 4 holiday.

Returning campers must wear their previously issued trip shirt. Additional shirts can be purchased for $5. Please send your child(ren) with a bagged, hearty non-perishable lunch and beverage/water. Several field trip destinations have snack shops and gift stores. You may send your child(ren) with some spending money. Your camper is responsible for any money sent with them. Camp Wildcat staff is not permitted to hold or handle your child(ren)’s cash.

The table below outlines the field trip dates for each session:

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Session #1 (no camp 7/4)

Wednesday, June 27

Thursday, July 5

Travel Week #1

Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 13

Session #2

Wednesday, July 18

Wednesday, July 25

Travel Week #2

Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3

Outdoor Adventure Week

Wednesday, August 8

Travel Week #3

Monday, August 13 – Friday, August 17

 

 

Program Staff

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Camp Wildcat - Teen Travel Week

  • Kay Lewis

    Kay Lewis is the Youth and Instructional Programs Coodinator within the UNH Department of Campus Recreation and is the Director of Camp Wildcat.

    Who works at Camp Wildcat?

    Camp Wildcat employs a diverse group of counselors with extensive experience working with children. Counselors are UNH undergraduate students majoring in education, early childhood, social work and other related areas of study. The camp staff is also comprised of teachers, graduate students and child care professionals. 

    What certifications are Camp Wildcat counselors required to obtain?

    Camp Wildcat staff must be certified in CPR, First-Aid and AED. A basic water safety training is also included in staff training. Each employee must also pass a criminal background check through the State of New Hampshire prior to being offered a position. Staff must also complete an extensive week of training on emergency procedures, behavior and risk management.

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