May 7th Update: We are still planning for our summer camp season based on current recommendations from the state of CT and the CDC. We are creating contingency plans to accommodate as many people as we safely can, with alternative virtual options should we not be able to offer camp in person. We know parents rely on Two Coyotes for their children’s summer activities and want to be there for you in any way that we can. More information on how we are planning for camp this summer, including updated registration policies and public health protocols, are available on our COVID-19 Updates page.
What Makes a Summer Camp Extraordinary?
Two Coyotes Wilderness School offers up to 9 weeklong day camp sessions at our Newtown & Granby locations. Each session is led by skilled nature mentors who will introduce your child to primitive and naturalist skills by tailoring each camp day to match the natural curiosity of their campers. Campers learn everything from how to craft handmade tools and art projects from natural materials, track animals, identify bird language, make friction fires, build forts and shelters, and forage for safe wild edibles. Our advanced sessions feature an overnight campout for kids age 9-15. Along the way, all campers learn nature-inspired games, songs, and have free time to explore streams, mountainsides, and other unexpected nature mysteries encountered throughout the day.
Above all, our nature summer camps get kids outside and having fun! Our mentors use the natural world to teach campers valuable life skills. We believe that nature is the perfect place for children to learn about their personal gifts and how to overcome life’s challenges. Our small group size and exceptional adult mentors ensure a high quality experience filled with memories and new friendships. Read parent & camper testimonials here.
A Typical Day at Camp
Camp starts with a morning game and gratitude circle. Mornings are spent focusing on wilderness projects and learning skills such as building a primitive shelter, making pottery, or learning how to sneak invisibly through the forest. After lunch, our afternoons are filled with storytelling, playing in the river, and games that apply the skills we learned in the morning. We close each day with a sharing circle and group song.
Choose your Location
Two Coyotes Summer Camp at Sticks & Stones Farm in Newtown, CT. Learn more ⤖
Two Coyotes Summer Camp at Holcomb Farm in Granby, CT. Learn more ⤖
Summer camp is for everyone! Learn more about scholarships and payment plans available. ⤖
2020 Summer Camp SessionsRegistration is Open!
WILD BOTANICALS CAMP
Make wild medicine and learn about wild edibles
WOODLAND ARTS CAMP
The art of self discovery
FORTS & SHELTERS CAMP
Build a primitive shelter
FEATHER, FUR & FIN CAMP
Learn about our two and four legged neighbors
FIRE, WOOD & STONE CAMP
Find and create from raw materials
COYOTE PUPS MINI-CAMP
Welcome to the Village!
Child-led play and exploration
FOREST STEALTH CAMP
Train to move shadow-like through the forest
Where the forest comes alive with magic
SCOUT TRACKER CAMP
Learn how to become invisible in the forest
ADVANCED SURVIVAL CAMP
Put your survival skills to the test
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