Summer Camps 2019

Forest Camp: June 17-21

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 Melissa Garrett.  

Circus Camp:  June 24-27

The circus returns to West Asheville Playschool! Your kids don’t have to run away from home to join the circus. This week we will explore the many skills that will allow you to find your inner circus performer.  Hooping, clowning, juggling, walking the tightrope and partner tricks will be taught in a week packed with big top excitement! We will end this fun week with a performance for our parents. Lion taming optional.  Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130 Taught by Erin Colberg and Samantha Erway.

Fanciful Forts & Creative Constructions Camp July 8-11

Let your imagination go wild!  Blocks, boxes, sticks and rocks are the foundation for a week of fun filled building adventures!  We will build indoor and outdoor forts and create cozy spaces for stuffed animals & tiny friends. We will use basic tools to create up-cycled wood projects. Building challenges and cooperative construction will make for an exciting week! Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130  Taught by Erin Colberg

The 5 Senses Camp:  July 15-18

Exploring the 5 senses through hands on, messy fun and games.  Smelly, mushy, sparkly, popping and tasty adventures await campers this week!  Art project and sensory play engage your senses and allow for lots of good times.  Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130 Taught by Erin Colberg and Summer Whelden (playschool alumni parent and current educator at Hall Fletcher Elementary)

Magical Creatures Camp:  July 22-25 FULL!

Fairies and gnomes, unicorns and dragons!  Lots of creative costume making, storytelling, plays and movement make for an enchanting week together.  The possibilities are endless during our week exploring our favorite magical creatures. Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130  Taught by Erin Colberg and Samantha Erway

Superhero Camp:  July 29- Aug 1

Be your own hero! Spend a week creating your very own superhero character!  Choose your SuperHero name and design a costume and logo. Discover your powers and the proper way to use them, challenge yourself with obstacle courses and super villain games. Our creativity will allow us to be strong and brave without the use of weapons or violence!  Help us save the day!! Ages 4-10, M-Th. 9-1. $130  Taught by Erin Colberg and Samantha Erway

Forest Camp:  Aug 5-8 

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 Melissa Garrett (former Playschool teacher and alumni parent)

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