Summer Nature Camp Week 7

July 22 – July 26

Theme: Aqua Zone!

In addition to classic nature camp activities, Aqua-zone campers dive deep into the ecology of local pond and stream life. Whether dip netting or frog catching, there’s lots to explore in pond waters and many aquatic animals to discover!

For all the details about what your child needs for camp, camp forms and our Summer Camp FAQs, click here!

Fledglings (Age 3 & 4)

An Early Childhood Program

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

9:30 am-11:30 am

Let your little ones, ages 3 to 4 years, experience nature this summer! Your children will make summer discoveries as they explore the habitats around the Nature Center. Each week children will meet live animals, hike, and play games. Bring a snack, water bottle and a change of clothes and sturdy shoes that can get muddy (no crocs or flip-flops)

Sign up per session.

Members: $76.50, Nonmembers: $90

 

Classic Camps

Join us at the Nature Center for a week of outdoor fun! Each morning we’ll start off with free play as campers arrive and check in. Throughout the day, campers will hike, have live animal encounters, and participate in games and activities that relate to the theme of the week. Please provide a morning snack, non-perishable lunch, water bottle and change of clothes. Sturdy shoes that can get wet and muddy are essential at camp! No Crocs or flip flops, please.

Eagles (Ages 4-6)

Half Day 

9 am – 1 pm

Members: $200, Non-members: $235

Rangers (Ages 5 & 6)

Full Day

Staggered drop off and pick up times according to camper’s last name:
(A-H 8:30 am – 3:30 pm),
(I-Q 8:45 am – 3:45 pm),
(R-Z 9 am – 4pm)

Members: $310, Non-members: $365

Investigators (Ages 7 & 8)

Full Day 

Staggered drop off and pick up times according to camper’s last name:
(A-H 8:30 am – 3:30 pm),
(I-Q 8:45 am – 3:45 pm),
(R-Z 9 am – 4pm)
Members: $310, Non-members: $365

Explorers (Ages 9 & 10)

Full Day

Staggered drop off and pick up times according to camper’s last name:
(A-H 8:30 am – 3:30 pm),
(I-Q 8:45 am – 3:45 pm),
(R-Z 9 am – 4pm)
Members: $310, Non-members: $365

Specialty Camps

Art and Nature

Naturalists/Adventurers (Ages 11-15)

Drawing, painting, crafts, sculpture and more! So many artistic creations are inspired by nature. During Art & Nature week, campers will search their surroundings as they explore nature each day, seeking creative inspiration for a variety of forms of artistic expression.

Full Day

Staggered drop off and pick up times according to camper’s last name
(A-H 8:30 am – 3:30 pm),
(I-Q 8:45 am – 3:45 pm),
(R-Z 9 am -4pm)
Members: $310, Nonmembers: $365

Peace, Paddles and Pastries

(Ages 10-13)

The popular “Peace, Paddles & Pastries” camp is back in 2024! PPP campers spend time at DPNC, Mystic’s Peace Sanctuary and out on the Mystic River using kayaks and paddleboards. Adventure days finish with a sweet reward: the option of pastries from a local vendor in downtown Mystic.

Full Day

Staggered drop off and pick up times according to camper’s last name
(A-H 8:30 am – 3:30 pm),
(I-Q 8:45 am – 3:45 pm),
(R-Z 9 am -4pm)
Members: $365, Nonmembers: $420

Summer Camp Week 7 – July 22 – 26

Explorers (Ages 9 & 10)

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm

Investigators (Ages 7 & 8)

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm

Art and Nature (Ages 11-15)

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm

Eagles (Ages 4-6)

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 1:00 pm