Not ready for summer camp yet?
Try Pine Forest Explorer Camp
Come up for the weekend for two fun-filled days and one night at camp! If your child is entering 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade and is not yet ready for camp, we encourage you to visit while camp is in session and try our Explorer Camp.
Saturday, July 9th – Sunday, July 10th
Saturday, July 16th – Sunday, July 17th
Saturday, July 30th – Sunday, July 31st
Available from the New York City area.
$200 (credited towards tuition upon registration)
- Bathing suit
- Beach towel
- Shower towel
- Hair brush or comb
- Warm clothes for evening
- Sleeping Bag
- Toothbrush & toothpaste
- Change of clothes for Sunday
- Water Bottle
- A smile
Please label all items!
Sample Explorer Mini-Camp Schedule
11:30amWelcome Explorer campers and a tour of Pine Forest Camp.
12:30pmHealthy Lunch; could be grilled cheese, hamburgers and hot dogs, always paired with delicious salad choices.
1:00pmExplorers join our youngest bunks for supervised play both inside a real cabin and outside group games.
1:45pmOrganized games and athletics with Chad, our Athletic Director who’s been at camp for over 40 years.
2:30pmGet Ready for a nature hike to The Lake for boating, sailing and jumping off the iceberg.
4:30pmChoice Activity; What do you love to do? Join our incredible staff to learn gymnastics, cooking, nature, model rocketry, yoga, and more!
6pmDinner; What’s on the menu tonight? Baked chicken, tacos, Chinese food, something healthy and appetizing offer each night paired with your choice of delicious sides.
6:30pmLine up! Hear about awesome evening activities, listen to the news of the day and lower the flag.
6:45pmArts and Crafts; make a pillow or a candle to bring home.
7:30pmEvening activities; join in with our Junior campers and counselors for unique night time fun.
8:30pmCampfire with s’mores, songs and stories.
8:20amBreakfast with bagels, eggs, fruit and cereal.
9:30am–11:30amLower and upper rope elements at our Adventure Course.
11:30amGroup, bunk pictures by the Explorer Cabin.
12pmDeparture with box lunches.