CISF Programs

Programs, Classes & Workshops

Happy 2022!

We are taking January off from offering programs to get organized for the coming year.
Below is our schedule through Fall, 2022, so mark your calendars!

WINTER, 2022: January 31 – March 4

Backyard Explorers, Winter edition, January 31 – March 4, registration opens Monday, January 24, $50/person
This popular after-school program will be offered during the winter season. Students will explore, adventure, and learn about the natural world. Children will be picked up from their classes and will explore the outdoor environment at school once a week for five weeks with Ms. Haley Barber & Ms Fiona Christie.

– Monday’s, First grade
– Tuesday’s, Second grade
– Wednesday’s, Third grade
– Thursday’s, Fourth grade

Eco-Club, January 31 – March 4, Registration opens Monday, January 24
Eco-club will meet virtually for this session and begin to plan and work on a new project that will be completed in person later this Spring!
Monday’s, 4 – 5 pm, $20/person for five weeks

Session 1: March 21 – April 29
Session 2: May 2 – June 3

Session 1 Programs; Registration opens March 7:
Eco-Club, grades 5-8, Monday’s
Backyard Explorers, grade 1, Monday’s and grade 2, Wednesday’s
Fairy House and Mini Fort Building, grades 1-4, Tuesday’s
Leadership Club, grades 5-8, Wednesday’s
Nature Journaling, grades 2-4, Thursday’s
Games at Getty, grades 1-3, Friday’s

Session 2 Programs; Registration opens April 25:
Eco-Club, grades 5-8, Monday’s
Backyard Explorers, grade 3, Monday’s and grade 4, Wednesday’s
Outdoor Rocks!, grades 2-4 and 5-8, Wednesday’s
K-2 Nature Exploration, grades K-2, Thursday’s
Intermediate Sailing, grades 4 and 5, Friday’s

Session 1: September 12 – October 14
Session 2: October 17 – November 18

Session 1 Fall Programs
After-school Sailing, grades 3-8
After-school Kayaking, grades 5-8
Backyard Explorers, grades 1 and 2

Session 2 Fall Programs
Eco-club, grades 5-8
Backyard Explorers, grades 3 and 4
K-2 Nature Exploration
Nature Art, grades 4-6
And, more programs to come

Friday Home-School Programs

SPRING, 2022:
Session 1: March 21 – April 29
Session 2: May 2 – June 3

Junior Nature Explorers, ages 4-7; Tuesday’s and Thursday’s, 10 am – 12 pm
A continuation of our program for 4-7 year olds to explore nature, learn, and play at Fort Getty. Session 1: March 21 – April 29; Session 2: May 2 – June 3

Home-School Grades 3-8:
Spring Session 1: March 21 – April 29, ROV’s and Trees
Work on your engineering and arborist skills. Learn about and build ROV’s; explore the nature paths and coastal shoreline of Fort Getty and learn more about trees.

Spring Session 2: May 2 – June 3
Learn about the weather systems through fun hands-on activities. And, get your hands dirty gardening as we prepare and plant our garden space.

We will start back up in March with our Home school programs for this age  group. One-day drop in sessions will continue to be offered December through February though. Information will be posted here and emailed out.

FALL Home-School Sessions, 2022:
Session 1: September 12 – October 14
, Sailing and Marine Science
Session 2: October 17 – November 18
, Survival Skills and Natural Science

If interested in learning more about our Homeschool programs or to get on our Home school email list, please contact Meg Myles ( or Fiona Christie (

Home-school Explorations
(drop-in sessions)

Explorations are on Fridays
Ages 4-15
Cost: $25/person/session
Time: 12:30-2:30 pm

February 4, 2022: Rock Climbing at Fort Getty

• February 18, 2022: Birding Hike at Conanicut Sanctuary Trail

Additional drop-in sessions will be added during spring sessions in March from 12-3 pm. Come and spend a Friday afternoon learning and exploring hands on outside at Fort Getty! This Spring we will have days focused on geology, STEM challenges, sun and shadows, all about trees, and more!

Join our homeschool mailing list by contacting Meg Myles or Fiona Christie: or

Program Payment: By check or credit card via our website.

Scholarship information: CISF scholarship applications will be rolling throughout the year for those who need financial assistance to participate in CISF-offered programs. CISF does not want cost to prevent children from participating in our programs.
To learn more about applying for a scholarship contact Meg Myles,, or fill out an online application:

Scholarships will be awarded based on need.

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We strive to make Jamestown Sea Adventure Camp the best that it can be every season. Parent and camper feedback is crucial to our continued success. Please download a survey/feedback form and either mail it in or e-mail it to CISF Executive Director, Meg Myles.