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 Notes

Safety Day

all ages


9:00-12:00 PM


*no charge for adults to attend

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 Red Cross, it is a great time for meeting new friends and reuniting with old ones.  After the programs are over, we will have hot dogs and other snacks available to purchase for a picnic lunch (or you can bring your own.

3-4 volunteers needed (1 for food, 3 group leaders/parking and check-in help)

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.

Always meet at WWR, consult Davis for additional locations

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. Meet at WWR, class located in HH dining room and kitchen, consult with Monique about supplies

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.

Check-in at pop-up tent/table, ask Peter about setting up registration without using CM, table with coffee/hot water/tea on Craft Shop porch

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! Check in at WWR, class in PV, possible outing to bee hives

Ceramic Christmas Ornaments


10/9, 10/30

10:00-11:30 AM


*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.

Check-in at WWR, class located in Pottery Studio

Christmas Around the World: Tanzania



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. Check-in at WWR, class in HH

Maple Sugaring


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. Check-in at WWR, class outside and at PV or Craft Shop



TerraNova 2/ CAT 6 Testing



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.

Check-in at WWR, testing locations TBD


All ages

3/25 FREE

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.

Go directly to HH, signs in parking lot to direct folks

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.

Check-in at WWR, class located in SOD classroom and outside

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? Check-in at WWR, class located in SOD classroom and outside

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! Check-in at WWR, class at climbing wall

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.

Check-in at WWR, outdoor locations TBD



To Register


By Phone: 570-998-2151

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