Camp Quest Pioneer Valley
Who We Are
Camp Quest® is a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit that supports a growing network of independently operated Camp Quest programs across North America. Our secular, co-ed summer camps offer week-long residential and day programs for children aged 5-17.
Together, we seek to Question, Understand, Explore, Search, and Test!
About Camp Quest Pioneer Valley
Camp Quest Pioneer Valley is coming in 2023! This camp will feature three weeks of day camp and will be held on the beautiful 100-acre campus of Stoneleigh-Burnham school in New England, MA.
Programming will include classic Camp Quest activities: Socrates Cafe, Invisible Creatures, critical thinking and humanist values, as well as traditional camp activities to include swimming, outdoor fun, and arts and crafts.
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Want to know what your camper will be doing at camps?
Activities: A variety of developmentally appropriate activities are provided to create an inclusive period for all campers involved. Activities include: general swim, sports & games, arts & crafts, science, nature, pond exploration.
Special Events: Special events bring new adventures to camp in a fun and sometimes wacky way. Examples: Field Day, Treasure Hunts, and Themed days.
Lunch: Lunch is provided by Stoneleigh-Burnham School.
Swimming: 2 certified LGs will provide supervision of general swim time, also known as, “free swim”. Campers are closely supervised by lifeguards with camp counselors providing additional monitoring. Campers will be in shallow waters unless they have demonstrated specific set of skills proving they can swim in deep waters. This is known as the ‘deep water test’. Testing is done on the first day of camp.
Coming Summer 2023
Greenfield, MA, at the Stoneleigh-Burnham school campus
This camp is available for children entering grades 1-6 in Fall 2023.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CAMPER
- Group ratio 1:8 (one counselor for every 8 campers)
- Groups are co-ed and based on grade children are entering in September
- Counselors are hired based on desire to work with children and experience and/or training working with children. Counselors are supported by year-round camp professionals with over 20 years youth development experience.
- Campers experience wide-range of activities that are age-appropriate.
About Camp Quest Camps
Camp Quest programs are the synergy of our commitment to helping campers develop critical thinking skills, growing empathy in our relationships and communities, and offering a one-of-a-kind learning experience grounded in science, ethics, philosophy, and nature.
All Camp Quest programs focus on core educational content areas which form the foundation of our unique approach to program development. We pride ourselves on having innovative, leading-edge programming and empowering our camp leaders to incorporate the latest in research, technology, and best practices when developing camp activities.