Camp Sessions

Find out about our great camp programs below! We have a week for everyone, from adventure seeking explorers to science obsessed future engineers of America. Sign up today!

The Conservancy is committed to connecting all to nature. Learn more about our Justice Diversity Equity and Inclusion practices.

Environment Engineers Camp

calendar June 17 – June 21clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Start your summer by building the tallest towers, constructing the toughest bridges, and investigating animal architects’ feats of engineering! Explore nests, burrows, dams and dens to become an environment engineer. 

 

Ferns, Flowers, and Fungi

calendar June 24 – June 28clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Explore the secret  world of the plants and fungus among us! From giant oaks reaching to the skies to the underground networks of mushrooms, learn about the great, small and strange of our environment’s flora. 

 

Bug’s Eye View (no camp July 4th)

calendar July 1-3, 5clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Ants and spiders and bees, oh my! Dig through logs to search for roly-polies and worms, scout the blossoms for butterflies and bees and explore the forest for spiders and centipedes. Map webs, practice your waggle dance and prepare for fun as bug explorers! 

(4 day camp $295*)

 

Birds of a Feather

calendar July 8 – July 12clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Flock together this summer! Learn how the chickadee sings, the eagle soars, and the owl sees. From identifying backyard birds, learning birds’ favorite snacks, and sharing their best crow caws, campers will explore the sensational life of our feathered friends! 

 

Marvelous Mammals

calendar July 15 – July 19clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Fly like a bat, sneak like a fox, and build like a beaver with us! This week, campers will explore the world of mammals by listening for sounds with their deer ears, searching for tracks and other clues and meeting our resident goats! 

 

Snakes to Salamanders

calendar July 22 – July 26clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

This week we investigate the lives of reptiles and amphibians. Search for frogs among the reeds, flip logs to look for salamanders, and meet our resident snake and terrapin! Campers will learn about the slithery, the scaly, and the slimy with games, crafts, and activities. 

 

Puddles and Ponds

calendar July 29 – August 2clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Splash and stomp through the wonderful world of water! Just how deep is the ocean blue? What’s the best way to catch a crayfish? Campers will dive deep to learn about lakes, streams and beyond through scientific observation, experimentation, and fun! 

 

Legends and Lore

calendar August 5 – August 9clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Tall tales and stories galore! Join us this week to explore storytelling traditions from across the globe. Campers will learn tales old and new, spin their own yarns, and discover the secrets of the natural world around us. 

 

Survival Skills

calendar August 12 – August 16clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Grab your shovels and practice tying your knots! During survival skills week campers will learn the tricks of the trade for forging their way in the great outdoors. Craft tools, paint caves, and learn what it takes to survive in the wild! 

 

Climate Camp

calendar August 12 – August 16clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 9 -12

Prepare to be future climate scientists! Campers will learn about climate science and solutions through experiments, games, artistic exploration, and observation of the changing world around us. 

 

Investigation: Nature

calendar August 19 – August 23clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Pull out your magnifying glasses and find your field guides! To close out summer, campers will search for evidence of the who’s, what’s, when’s and where’s of natural life at the Conservancy. Investigate the food web to find out who ate who, look for clues along our trails, and uncover the mysteries of life in nature!

 

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