S.O.L.E. Camp


img_9913The Sustainable Outdoor Leadership EducationS.O.L.E. Camp is a nature-based, outdoor adventure day camp that strives to empower youth to be comfortable exploring nature and foster a sense of place by encouraging curiosity, observation, and respect. Activities include wildlife tracking & identification, habitat, watershed & wetlands exploration, hiking, gardening, fishing, science experiments, outdoor survival skills, and much, much more! Campers will learn skills to become naturalist and stewards of our natural world!


Campers should be prepared to spend the majority of each day outside exploring – regardless of weather, including rain (except in the case of severe weather)! Each week will include taking care of the S.O.L.E. Camp garden, hiking field trips to explore new places, and lots of games, crafts, exploration, and adventure!



2017 Camp Dates: 

Currently, all weeks of S.O.L.E. Camp are FULL! Please contact info@wvpd.org to be put on the wait-list for the week of your choice or to be added to our email list to receive notifications on registration for 2018.

Session 1: June 19 – 23 – WEEK FULL!

Session 2: June 26 – 30WEEK FULL!

Session 3: July 5 – 7* WEEK FULL!

Session 4: July 10 – 14 WEEK FULL!

Session 5: July 31 – August 4WEEK FULL!

Session 6: August 7 – 11 WEEK FULL!

Session 7: August 14 – 18 – WEEK FULL!

Session 8: August 21 – 25 – WEEK FULL!




Camp Details:

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Grades 1st – 4th (campers must be 6 years old at the start of camp and have completed kindergarten)

Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington

$215/week per camper

  • Sibling Discount – 15% of second child; 10% off additional after second
  • Scholarships available – see below
  • *Session 3: prorated week at $135/camper (No camp Monday and Tuesday, July 3 & 4)


Contact Camp Director, Lauren Chicote, at  info@wvpd.org or call (802) 863-5744 for more information.



Fill out an online registration form.


Download a registration form: 2017 S.O.L.E. Camp Registration Form

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is NOT GUARANTEED from filling out either of the above forms until notified by the WVPD. Space is limited to 12 campers per session and is filled on a first come, first served basis. You will receive notification via email on the status of your camper’s registration after submitting the registration form. Please contact info@wvpd.org with any questions.

Download a Scholarship Application: S.O.L.E. CAMP SCHOLARSHIP POLICY & Application

If applying for a scholarship, please submit the scholarship application with your registration form or contact info@wvpd.org to notify you will be applying for a scholarship. Registration forms and scholarship applications can be mailed to:

Winooski Valley Park District
Attn: S.O.L.E. Camp
1 Ethan Allen Homestead
Burlington, VT 05408

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