Fall-Spring Programs

Susque's fall-spring programs provide an excellent break from the daily routine of study. They offer a chance to get out into God's creation and into His classroom. They're the perfect addition to your ministry at home. All programs are taught from a Christian perspective by qualified teachers who seek to inspire youth and families to learn and discover God's truth.



Class & Grade Dates & Time Cost Description

Safety Day

all ages


Session#1   9AM-Noon

Session #2   1-4 PM


*no charge for adults to attend


Session#1 - 9AM-Noon

Session #2  - 1-4 PM


[Session # 2 participants are welcome to come at noon for lunch!]

Our Safety Day is a tradition for many families to kick off the new school year.  Come join us for our annual day of fun, fellowship, and exciting programs designed to meet your fire safety educational requirements.  In addition to the important program put on by our local fire company and the State Police, it is a great time for meeting new friends and reuniting with old ones.  From noon to 1:00 pm we will have hot dogs and other snacks available to purchase for a picnic lunch or you can bring your own.


Outdoor Adv. Skills Lvl 1


9/09, 9/23, 10/07, 10/21,

11/4, 11/18

1:00-4:00 PM


*parents may observe at no charge, no parental participation

This popular class will introduce and allow students to try a variety of outdoor recreation skills to gain confidence and knowledge.  Skills will include kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, hiking, survival skills, mountain biking, team-building, and basic wilderness medicine.

How to Can Peppers



1:00-4:00 PM


*parents may observe at no charge, no parental participation

Learn about the basics of canning and prepare your very own jar of canned peppers to take home and enjoy.

Pre-K Day

Pre-K - Kdg


9:00 – 12:00 PM


*charge per family, no additional costs or restrictions

Join us for a morning of hanging out at the playground area and a guided visit to our pond, where we will have nets available to search for critters along the bank. Parental supervision required for children at all times.

Honeybees 101



1:00-2:30 PM


*parents may observe at no charge, no parental participation

Come meet Susque’s bees! Students will learn about the lives of these amazing insects as well as the basics of beekeeping. Bring your questions!

Ceramic Christmas Ornaments

2nd-12th grades

Morning or afternoon classes!

2 day class - 10/9 & 10/30





*parents may participate at no additional charge

Join us in the pottery studio to make your very own ceramic Christmas ornaments to treasure for years to come! The first day involves shaping and cutting the clay, and the second day will be for glazing. Pick-up will be available 2 weeks after the second class.

Christmas Around the World: Tanzania

1st-12th grades 


10:00-12:00 PM


*parents may attend at no additional charge, no parental participation fee

Join us as we celebrate the country of Tanzania and learn about its history, how Christianity started, and how Christmas is celebrated.

Maple Sugaring

1st-12th grades

11/12, 2/18

1:30-3:00 PM


*parents may attend at no additional charge, no parental participation fee

Learn about maple sugaring from a local expert. Learn how to prepare taps, lines, and collect sap, and then on the second class, make syrup! One of the sweetest classes offered.



TerraNova 2/ CAT 6 Testing

1st-12th grades


9:30-1:00 PM


*no parental participation or observation, parents must wait in designated waiting areas

Camp Susque is pleased to offer the convenience of local standardized testing.  We will proctor the TerraNova 2/ CAT 6 for students (generally taken in grades 3, 5, and 8).  We will be offering the core portions of the test which cover Reading, Language, and Math.


All ages


12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Join us for our annual SWAPLUCK!  This is a potluck + swap day, so bring a small dish to share and some items from home that you would like to donate and swap, like clothing, books, toys, shoes, homeschool curriculum, and more!  Come and enjoy the food and fellowship, meet some new friends, and browse the tables to take home something new.

Animal Tracking

1st -6th


9:30-11:00 AM


*parents may attend/observe, at no charge, no parental participation fee

Come and take a walk around Susque in search of evidence of our four-footed friends.  Students will learn how to identify various common tracks found in the wild.  Each participant will cast a plaster track to take home as well as handouts for future tracking.  Be prepared to walk in the woods with appropriate footwear and clothing.

Earth Day: Weather

1st -12th


10:00-11:30 AM


*parents may attend/observe at no charge, no parental participation fee

Our annual Earth Day class will focus on the topic of weather.  What are the different components that contribute to the weather and how do we measure these components in order to create a weather forecast?

Climbing Wall Adventure

3rd -12th


1:00-3:00 PM


*parents may attend/observe at no charge, no parental participation fee

Come try out Camp Susque’s climbing wall.  Challenge yourself to set goals and follow through with them on both faces of the 25-foot wall.  This is personally and physically stretching – give it a try!

OAS Lvl 2

9th-12th OR

Successful completion of OAS Lvl 1


9:00 AM 4/29 to 2:00 PM 4/30


*no parental participation

Take your outdoor adventure skills to the next level.  Level II is a 2-day, 1 night camp-out opportunity which expands on, and puts into use, the skills learned in Outdoor Adventure Skills level 1.  Activities include kayaking, rock climbing, rappelling, and backpacking.



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