HWS Campus

KINDER CAMP and Kids College

2021 Kinder Camp and Kids College have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Kinder Camp

2020 Themes

June 29 - July 2 (no July 3): Team Building Week
Field Trip: Museum of Intrigue
Price: $280 (includes lunch)
Ages: For students entering grades K-5

July 6-10: Shark Week
Field Trip: Roseland Waterpark
Price: $350 (includes lunch)
Ages: For students entering grades K-5

July 13-17: Artastic Week
No Field Trip
Price: $300 (includes lunch)
Ages: For students entering grades K-5

Directors: Patti Harling and Dan Miller

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are very excited for the return of our fun-filled academically based Kinder Camp. Campers will have the opportunity to choose different programs throughout the summer and will be provided with fun, hands-on experiences to expand and enhance the inner self.

Kinder Camp

Daily Schedule

8:30 – 9 a.m.
Drop-off at Emerson 001 (Kinder Camp) or Emerson 003 (Kids College) for opening day greetings and review of events

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Academic Programming: field trips, games, visits from faculty and staff

12 – 1 p.m.
Lunch at Scandling Campus Center
The Scandling Campus Center will provide a daily buffet-style lunch

1 – 3 p.m.

3 – 3:30 p.m.
Snack Time/Reading Time/Daily Review

3:30 – 4 p.m.
Outdoor games

4 - 5 p.m.
Pick-up from Emerson classrooms

(The daily schedule is subject to change)

Payment method

Online payment, cash or check payable to Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Please call Conferences and Events Office 315-781-3103 if requesting payment installment options for camp.

What is Included

  • Instruction/daily activities
  • Swimming
  • T-shirt
  • Lunch
  • Snack
  • Field trip on select weeks


Camp Info

Field Trip Permission Slips*

*Permissions slips are required to participate in field trips


Conferences & Events
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Mailing address: 300 Pulteney Street

Office address: Harris House
678 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 781-3103
Fax: (315) 781-4325
Email: events@hws.edu

Kinder Camp


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