Junior Naturalist Spring Break Camp

2018 SPRING BREAK DATES:  March 19 – 23, 2018

Enrich and enliven your child’s spring break by giving them an outdoor experience led by Central Arkansas Master Naturalists at Wildwood Park for the Arts! This day camp, for ages 7 -12, runs from 9AM – 4PM each day with drop off beginning at 8:45 AM and pick up lasting until 4:30 PM.

The camp features nature adventures with outdoor projects from 9AM – 4PM. Bill Toland, a certified Arkansas Master Naturalist and a NAI Certified Interpretive Guide, leads the naturalist programming with additional certified Central Arkansas Master Naturalists. Campers will enjoy a week of fun hiking Wildwood’s winding trails, playing outdoor games, and engaging in hands-on instruction including lake ecology, reptiles and insects native to Arkansas, and how to stay safe in the woods!

Pick up begins at 4PM and goes until 4:30PM. Students may use this time to create using Wildwood’s art and craft supplies, read a book, or play games.

Need-based scholarship funds may be available for students registered for the entire week, please email a letter of request to Ashley Nipp at education@wildwoodpark.org.

*Note: Full refunds are available through January 31, 1/2 tuition refunds are available from February 1-March 5, and no refunds are available after March 6.*

Once you’ve completed the online enrollment process, click here to complete the Wildwood Spring Break Camp Registration Forms, which include: Wildwood’s Medical/Emergency Release, Photography/Video Waiver, Behavior & Code of Conduction information, and dress code requirements. Please complete this document and scan and email to education@wildwoodpark.org.

Need-based scholarship funds may be available for students registered for the entire week, please email a letter of request to Ashley Nipp at education@wildwoodpark.org.

Wildwood Academy of Music & the Arts – Summer 2018

Wildwood Academy of Music and the Arts (WAMA) is a summer music festival and arts camp designed for students ages 6–18 who are interested in studying music. The academy’s mission is to provide the highest standards in music and arts education to Arkansas students of all ages and backgrounds. We invite your students to hone their skills and continue their pursuit of music through the summer with us!

WAMA 2018 dates have been announced! Click here to learn more!

WILDKids Cook! Summer Camp 2018

Monday, July 30  Friday, August 3, 2018 

9:00AM – 12:00PM daily

Open to kids 8 years old & up

$200 per student for 5 days; includes $50 non-refundable registration fee, recipe book and snacks.

Kids Cook! Arkansas delighted to be back at Wildwood Park for the Arts this summer!  Campers will receive hands-on training in the kitchen and basic cooking and food preparation skills while exploring various cuisines from around the world including Mexican, African, Italian and more!  Wild Kids Cook! includes a field trip to the Historic Arkansas Museum garden and will culminate in a camper-prepared lunch for friends and family.

Daily classes will be held at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock, AR 72223

Maximum enrollment:  12 students

Register online here or contact Ashley Nipp, Educational Programs Coordinator, at 501.821.7275 or education@wildwoodpark.org

Please note the KIDSCook! Cancellation Policy: Fees are due at the time of sign-up in order to reserve your place. In order to avoid being charged the full price of the class, cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance. Registrations cancelled 72 hours in advance will be refunded minus a $15 administrative fee.  You may transfer your registration to another participant or another class and avoid the fee.  In some cases, the sponsoring school or organization’s cancellation/refund policy may take precedence and a refund may not be available.  Inquire at 501-821-7275 if you are uncertain.

Meet Faith

Faith Anaya is passionate about food and kids.  She lived in San Francisco for 14 years before moving to Little Rock in 1999.  Working in a number of gourmet food businesses in California gave her an appreciation for fresh ingredients, local sources and healthy eating.  She has traveled extensively, lived in Europe and gathered recipes from around the globe.   In the fall of 2003, Faith began working with kindergarteners on cooking projects.  By January 2004 Faith was certain that she wanted to launch a new business focused on teaching kids to enjoy the art of cooking and eating, and Kids Cook!™ was born.