School Break Programs

When school is OUT, we’re in the woods!

School BREAK Days

Single Break Days
Spring, Fall, Winter 2024

AGES 6-12

9:00AM – 3:00PM

Winter Camp

Winter Break 2, 3 or 5 days
February 19-23,
2024

AGES 6-12

9:00AM – 3:00PM

NEW!

Winter Camp - OTM

Winter Camp On the Move!
February 21-23, 2024

AGES 12-16

8:45AM – 3:15PM

Spring Camp

Spring Break 2, 3 or 5 days
April 1-5, 2024

AGES 6-12

9:00AM – 3:00PM

Single Break Days

School is out! Come outside to enjoy the best the natural world has to offer – with us!

For Ages 6-12

Come spend your day playing games, telling stories, carving, building shelters, cooking on campfires, and making crafts with materials we find in the forest. School’s out and fun and adventure are in at Primitive Pursuits! 

$85 – $100  (Choose your price sliding scale)

Memorial Day, May 27, 2024

Fall and Winter Dates Coming Soon!

Winter camp

February 19-23, 2024

Ages 6-12

4-H Acres will come alive with winter fun! Snow forts, tracking, magical ice sculptures, followed by warming up by the fire with stories and games. Come for 2, 3, or all 5 days of fun and adventure!

Each day runs from 9:00AM to 3:00PM filled with fun and adventure.

Self-selected sliding scale and scholarships available!

NEW! Winter camp on the move

February 21-23, 2024

Ages 12-16

Come connect with one another and the spectacular wild places around Ithaca! Give your mind, body and spirit the rejuvenating gift of moving through and connecting with the earth, wind and water of this spectacular landscape. Deepen your understanding of local geology and habitat types, plant species, animal signs and tracks, how to read the changing landscape, local human history, and leave no trace principles.

Explore opening your senses while you move as well as taking time to be still and soak in special places. And of course, make new friends who love exploring too!

This is a hiking focused program that will travel to various locations throughout the Finger Lakes area. Each day participants will hike 4-8 miles of trail in a variety of terrains.

Drop-off and pick-up will be at 4-H Acres. Participants will then travel to and from the various locations in a 4-H van.

Each day runs from 9AM to 3PM

Self-selected sliding scale and scholarships available!

Spring Camp

APRIL 1 -5, 2024

For Ages 6-12

Help us welcome Spring back to the Finger Lakes region with 5 days of wild adventures, outdoor skill-building, and resounding FUN!.

Each day runs from 9:00AM to 3:00PM filled with fun and adventure.

Self-selected sliding scale and scholarships available!