Environmental Education Center

W. Alton Jones Campus, 401 Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI 02817-2158

altonjones@uri.edu – 401.874.8200 (p); 401.397.3293 (f)

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Overnight Camp

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Alton Jones is built for overnight adventure.  Stay the week and explore, try something new, and make lasting friends.  Overnight camps are 6 day, 5 night adventures exploring our natural environment and trying multi-sport outdoor skills.  While we certainly enjoy the great outdoors, we also offer comfortable accommodations.  These include cozy cabins and screen houses with bunk beds and hot showers, a private lakefront, and great food in our dining hall!  Campers are separated by age into co-ed field groups and single-sex cabin areas.  All programs include swimming and traditional camp activities.

Each Sunday begins a new camp session. Check-in is Sunday from 2:00-3:00 PM.  Camp ends Friday with a family program at 2:00 PM  followed by check-out at 2:30 PM.

 

Earth Camp $ 625
Ages 9-13

Select from a variety of exciting activities highlighting outdoor skills and the natural environment.  Choose carefully since you won’t be able to do everything in one week.  You will make your own schedule based on your own interests to create your ultimate camp experience.  Activity options may include  paddle boarding (new this year), sailing, canoeing, kayaking, wilderness skills, compass course, arts and crafts, insecting, an epic adventure hike, archery, fire building, a swamp tromp, tree climbing, stream hike, animal tracking and even cooking from the garden. Each week will include a coastal field trip. Each Sunday and Thursday includes special all-camp opening and closing campfires.

Whatever you choose, you”ll still get the all-camp favorites that make Earth Camp special: camp programs, meals in the dining hall, recreation time after meals, campfires, friendships, and lots of fun.

 

Teen X Adventure Camp $750
Ages 13-16


Experience the best of Alton Jones multi-sport activities all wrapped into one week. Spend your week creating your own sport adventure while enjoying the camaraderie of other like-minded teens.

Pick from a menu of activity choices based on what you want to do.  Activity options will include paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, laser tag, rock climbing, tree climbing, hiking,  and swimming. Some of the activities will take place on the W. Alton Jones Campus property, while others will take place off-site within a one-hour drive.

Most of the daytime activities will be limited to small groups of about 10. You will eat, play,hang out together, and sleep village-style in single sex screen-house cottages.

At the end of the week there will be a Teen Versus WAJ Team Challenge adventure race that will involve all of the Adventure Camp participants. Each group will have the opportunity to earn points at a series of stations in a great race challenge.  The goal is for the teens to earn enough points to defeat WAJ (W. Alton Jones) by the end of the day.

Come with an open mind and sense of adventure. If you have never done some of the activities, relax. Experience is not a requirement, but a positive, cooperative attitude and a willingness to have fun while learning is!

 

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