Summer Day Camps

at the Arboretum

Arboretum campers make new friends and explore science concepts while discovering the wonder of the natural world in a fun, hands-on setting through unique, nature-themed experiences.


bee day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-11) The Buzz About Bees: A Friday Favorite Mini Camp

Friday, July 8, 9 a.m.-noon

$32 member/$36 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

frog day camp

(Ages 5 - 7) Magic School Bus Adventure Half-Day Camp - morning

Monday-Thursday, July 11-14, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

Hogswood Forest camp

(Ages 7-9) Hogswood Forest School of Magic Half-Day Camp - Forest Fest Week

Monday-Thursday, July 11-14, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

Hogswood Forest camp

(Ages 9 - 11) Hogswood Forest School of Magic Half-Day Camp - Forest Fest Week

Monday-Thursday, July 11-14, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
1 spot available!

frog day camp

(Ages 5 - 7) Magic School Bus Adventure Half-Day Camp - afternoon

Monday-Thursday, July 11-14, 1-4 p.m.

$132 member/$147 non-member
1 spot available!

PINECRAFT day camp

(Ages 7-9) PINECRAFT Half-Day Camp: Take the World of MinecraftTM Outdoors! July

Monday-Thursday, July 11-14, 1-4 p.m.

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

ecospy camp

(Ages 9 - 11) Eco Spy Academy Half-Day Camp - July

Monday-Thursday, July 11-14, 1-4 p.m.

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

mud day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-11) Mud!: A Friday Favorite Mini Camp

Friday, July 15, 9 a.m.-noon

$32 member/$36 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

full day camp bundle

(Ages 5 - 7) Where the Wild Things Are + Wild Child Nature Play Full-Day Camp - July

Monday-Thursday, July 18-21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m

$265 member/$295 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-9) Pinecraft + Water Wonders Full-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, July 18-21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

$265 member/$295 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 9 - 11) Wild About Wildlife + Incredible Edible Cooking Challenge Full-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, July 18-21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m

$265 member/$295 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-11) Gooey, Sticky, Fizzy Science: A Friday Favorite Mini Camp

Friday, July 22, 9 a.m.-noon

$32 member/$36 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

Messtival Day Camp

(Ages 5 - 7) MESS-tival Festival Half-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, July 25-28, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

Messtival Day Camp

(Ages 7-9) MESS-tival Festival Half-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, July 25-28, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

Messtival Day Camp

(Ages 9 - 11) MESS-tival Festival Half-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, July 25-28, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
3 spots available!

ecospy camp

(Ages 7-9) Eco Spy Academy Half-Day Camp - July

Monday-Thursday, July 25-28, 1-4 p.m.

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

PINECRAFT day camp

(Ages 9 - 11) PINECRAFT Half-Day Camp: Take the World of MinecraftTM Outdoors! July

Monday-Thursday, July 25-28, 1-4 p.m.

$132 member/$147 non-member
1 spot available!

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 11-13) Eco-Trek Half-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, July 25-28, 1-4 p.m

$132 member/$147 non-member
2 spots available!

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-11) Kitchen Science: A Friday Favorite Mini Camp

Friday, July 29, 9 a.m.-noon

$32 member/$36 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 5 - 7) Creation Station + Wild Child Nature Play Full-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 1-4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m

$265 member/$295 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-9) Green Thumb Garden + Hogswood Full-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 1-4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m

$265 member/$295 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 9 - 11) PINECRAFT: Take the World of MinecraftTM Outdoors! + Water Wonders Full-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 1-4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m

$265 member/$295 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-11) CSI Arboretum: A Friday Favorite Mini Camp

Friday, August 5, 9 a.m.-noon

$32 member/$36 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

Nature Superheroes day camp

(Ages 5 - 7) Nature's Superheroes Half-Day Camp - morning

Monday-Thursday, August 8-11, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

wildlife day camp

(Ages 7-9) Wild About Wildlife Half-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 8-11, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 9 - 11) Mad Scientist's Laboratory Half-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 8-11, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
1 spot available

Nature Superheroes day camp

(Ages 5 - 7) Nature's Superheroes Half-Day Camp - afternoon

Monday-Thursday, August 8-11, 1-4 p.m.

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

Cooking camp, photo by Mindy Zittel

(Ages 7-9) Incredible Edible Cooking Challenge Half-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 8-11, 1-4 p.m.

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

ecospy camp

(Ages 9 - 11) Eco Spy Academy Half-Day Camp - Aug.

Monday-Thursday, August 8-11, 1-4 p.m.

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-11) Outdoor Survival Skills: A Friday Favorite Mini Camp

Friday, August 12, 9 a.m.-noon

$32 member/$36 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-9) Creative By Nature + Water Wonders Full-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 15-18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m

$265 member/$295 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 9 - 11) Green Thumb Garden + Eco Trek Full-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 15-18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m

$265 member/$295 non-member
1 spot available!

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 5 - 7) Magic School Bus + Wild Child Nature Play Full-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 15-18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m

$265 member/$295 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

day camp at the Arb

(Ages 7-11) Summer's Greatest Hits: A Friday Favorite Mini Camp

Friday, August 19, 9 a.m.-noon

$32 member/$36 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

boy with cucumbers, photo woodleywonderworks/Flikr

(Ages 5 - 7) Garden Harvest Hoopla Half-Day Camp

Monday-Thursday, August 22-25, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

PINECRAFT day camp

(Ages 7-9) PINECRAFT Half-Day Camp: Take the World of MinecraftTM Outdoors! Aug

Monday-Thursday, August 22-25, 9 a.m.-noon

$132 member/$147 non-member
SOLD OUT, waitlist available.

CIT

(Ages 12 - 15) Teen Counselor-in-Training

Applications are closed for Summer 2022.

$75 fee
Applications are closed for 2022.

 

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Effective Thursday, May 12, 2022, masks are no longer required for classes at the Arboretum. As a community, it is important that we continue to respect and honor the decision of those who choose to wear a mask, recognizing the concerns of those who are immunocompromised or are taking steps to protect their families or others.

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