Summer Camps 2020

How To Sign up for Summer Camps at

West Asheville Playschool:

First be sure your child is aged 4-10 years old or has been enrolled as a playschooler during the past year. Having met those qualifications, use the paypal form to the left of this page to check the camps your child (or children) will attend and make payment. Last but certainly not least, fill out this summer camp registration form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1O0RQ4sHk0jUbZZJzs9205F3KFozLY5d-wyWkIorlx7I/edit
If you have questions or run into trouble during the process please email us

Forest Camp: June 15-18-CANCELLED can switch to Forest camp the weeks of July 27, Aug. 3,  or Aug. 10

Spend the week having forest adventures! This camp will be based out of the Bent Creek Community Park (drop-off & pick-up will be at the park.) We’ll spend each day splashing in the creeks that run through the Pisgah National Forest in Bent Creek, hunting for salamanders, water bugs and frogs, climbing trees, building forts, singing songs, telling stories, looking for fairies, hiking in the woods and enjoying being forest explorers. Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130  Taught by Erin Colberg and Summer Whelden.  

Messy Camp:  June 22-25- REVISED SCHEDULE moved to week of JULY 27-30

Messy Camp is back by popular demand!  Get ready to make some splattery, squishy, mushy, sparkly messes together.  We will combine art projects, sensory experiences, some mad science and outdoor games for the perfect blend of messy magic.  Bring an open mind and a change of clothes for a week of fun!  Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130 Taught by Erin Colberg and Samantha Erway.

 Gnomes and Gardens  July 6-9-REVISED MOVED TO AUG. 3-10

Let’s have some fun in the garden with our gnome friends.  This week we will do lots of gnome crafting and storytelling.  Along with that, we will work hard in our playschool green spaces to plant beautiful flowers, veggies and do some magical landscaping to attract our gnome friends to come and plant some roots in the paradise of playschool.  Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130  Taught by Erin Colberg and Summer Whelden

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July 13-16  Mission to Mars-CANCELLED

Join us as we blast off into space. We will explore the idea of living on Mars through science and imagination and see where this mission leads us. We can build rovers and rockets, create models of housing on Mars, train like astronauts, and behave like sci fi cosmic travelers.  Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130 Taught by Erin Colberg and Samantha Erway.

July 20-23   Buggin’ Out-CANCELLED

Calling all entomologists….let’s bug out!!  You never know what you will find when you go on an insect safari at camp!  If you find something interesting, collect it and let’s build a habitat for it.  There are so many opportunities to learn about insects by observing them. We will also create things that will attract our bug friends to our school, like a bug hotel!!  Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130 Taught by Erin Colberg and Samantha Erway

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July 27-30  Budding Builders -REVISED SCHEDULE CHANGE TO EITHER Gnomes and Gardens or Forest Camp for this week.   

Let’s build together!  Each day we will take on a building challenge working with wood, cardboard, blocks and bricks.  Imagine the things we can create when we work together. The possibilities are endless when you join us for a week of creative building.Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130 Taught by Erin Colberg and Summer Whelden

 Aug 3-6 Forest Camp or Messy Camp 

Spend the week having forest adventures! This camp will be based out of the Bent Creek Community Park (drop-off & pick-up will be at the park.) We’ll spend each day splashing in the creeks that run through the Pisgah National Forest in Bent Creek, hunting for salamanders, water bugs and frogs, climbing trees, building forts, singing songs, telling stories, looking for fairies, hiking in the woods and enjoying being forest explorers. Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130  Taught by Erin Colberg and Allison Chapman

All camps with the exception of Forest Camp will be located at
65 Lees Creek Rd.!

August 10-13 Forest Camp

Spend the week having forest adventures! This camp will be based out of the Bent Creek Community Park (drop-off & pick-up will be at the park.) We’ll spend each day splashing in the creeks that run through the Pisgah National Forest in Bent Creek, hunting for salamanders, water bugs and frogs, climbing trees, building forts, singing songs, telling stories, looking for fairies, hiking in the woods and enjoying being forest explorers. Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130  Taught by Erin Colberg and Samantha Erway