Picnicking by a creek

Catching bugs 

Harvesting potatoes and eating French fries made from them

Learning about local fish with educators from Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education

Nature scavenger hunts

Play-camping in tents

Cooling off with water balloons

Traditional Appalachian story-telling


​​​​​​​​Cost: $135 for 5-day sessions, $110 for 4-day session. Click here for dates and locations.

Hours: Preschool Camp runs from 9:00 am-12:00 pm.

     8:45-9:00 am - Drop-off

     12:00-12:10 pm - Pick-up


What to Expect:Preschool Camp is a half-day experience for curious 4 and 5 year olds! Your camper will connect with their peers and the world around them through songs, story-telling, games, hands-on activities, and exploratory play. Nurturing counselors lead campers through engaging, educational adventures while encouraging active, healthy lifestyles. Campers can expect to learn about a new theme each week while engaging in nature, music, art, community, and gardening activities.  


​What to Bring: Every day, your child will need a water bottle and sturdy camp shoes (we recommend sneakers / tennis shoes). Beyond that, please apply sunscreen each morning and send a rain jacket if it looks like rain. Mountain Roots provides a morning snack and all program supplies. 


Examples of Preschool Camp Activities:



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Mountain Roots, Inc.

Preschool Camp: Ages 4 and 5