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Set your imagination free this summer in some of Westchester's wildest preserves, as we go off-trail to explore new habitats, discover new skills & ancient crafts...and play lots of epic games!

Wild Summer sessions are led by a trained team of skilled naturalists and experienced counselors.


They are offered on a weekly basis this July and August at Croton Point Park (Croton on Hudson) and Marsh Sanctuary (Mount Kisco), for Grades 1-9, from 9 AM to 3 PM.

We are currently accept registrations for Mt. Kisco and Croton. 


Parents who had previously registered for either Croton or Somers can use their credit code for any of the programs below.  If you have any questions please contact us at

Hunter Gatherers

Learn to live off the land the way our ancestors did! Gather food and medicine from the forest. Catch fish from the water and learn to build survival traps without harming any animals. Cook meals over an open fire, and build whatever you need from what you find in the woods. 

Croton, July 13-17

Grades 1-3

Grades 4-6

Mount Kisco, July 27-31

Grades 1-3

Grades 4-6

Shipwrecked Pirates

Ahoy ye mateys! Join the crew of the infamous land-ship The Sandy Keel as you discover treasure maps, build pirate shanties, conduct secret raids and, of course, find treasure in this imaginative and immersive experience.  

Croton, July 20-24

Grades 1-3

Grades 4-6

Legends of the Shire

Your journey is just about to begin young adventurer.  Join your ragtag band of woodland nymph, elves, dwarves, and humans.  Learn how to use a bow, staff, and sword to battle the rouges who may block your way.  Cook your provisions over an open fire and learn delicious recipes for your travels.  Fantasy comes alive in this week of story driven creative play.

Mount Kisco, Aug 3-7

Grades 1-3

Grades 4-6

Stone-Age Tinkerers

Become a stone-age engineer! Our ancestors built everything they needed from what they found around them. In this program, you will use unique materials found in nature to build shelters, stone tools, baskets, and, of course, campfires.

Mount Kisco, Aug 10-14

Grades 1-3

Grades 4-6

School of Woodland Wizardry

Join the professors of the Mugwort School of Woodland Wizardry in studying the secrets of the forest! Make your own wand out of powerful woods. Unlock magical plants and use them to make powerful potions. Defend yourself against evil with stealth and concealment. Join your clan and compete for the coveted woodland cup. 

Mount Kisco, Aug 17-21

Grades 1-3

Grades 4-6

Zombie Survival

The Zombie Outbreak has resulted in a dual society where humans and zombies live side by side in relative peace.  But will the peace hold?  Play either as a human or as a zombie and keep the peace or survive the apocalypse.  You decide.  

Mount Kisco, Aug 24-28

Grades 5-6

Grades 7-9

Program Notes

Due to COVID-19 space is limited to 8 kids per program. Additionally, days with thunderstorm forecasts will be cancelled. Enrollment is nonrefundable. If a program is cancelled, program credit will be issued and can be used for any Rewilding School product.

Please note that due to COVID-19 concerns, our program has adopted steps to ensure everyone's safety.  You can check out these steps here.

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Parent Reviews

A great program for young naturalists with exploring minds. Highly recommend!


Such a positive atmosphere. So many learning opportunities in such a fun way.


My son doesn’t want to leave. That says it all. Great program!