Why Earthplace Summer Camp?

What Our Parents Say

 “I would recommend the Earthplace camp for any child who loves animals and nature. It’s such a safe, fun and wonderful place for children.”   – An Earthplace Summer Camp Parent

“My kids always come home from Earthplace camp with smiles and lots to talk about. I love that.”   – An Earthplace Summer Camp Parent

“I feel happy after dropping my kids off at Earthplace camp. The staff is amazing and loves to interact with the kids–even if it means getting muddy! My son, who is often hesitant in new situations, told me, ‘I always have fun at Earthplace’.”   – An Earthplace Summer Camp Parent

What Earthplace Summer Camp Offers

  • 62 acres of unspoiled sanctuary, including Stony Brook and Frog Hollow Pond
  • Two miles of walking trails with open fields and protected wildlife habitats
  • Live animal collection with 50 resident animals, such as raptors, mammals and reptiles
  • Natureplace, a natural history focused interactive exhibit space

  • Counselors trained in CPR, First Aid and Medication Administration
  • Staff nurse on site daily
  • Teachers and camp counselors demonstrate safety first, enthusiasm for nature discovery, and a spirited approach to play

  • Nature excursions, including stream exploration, tree climbing and pond dipping
  • Outdoor living skills, like foraging and shelter building
  • Encounters with our resident animals under the guidance of trained naturalists
  • Classic and popular programs, such as arts and crafts and field trips, with a nature twist

  • 5-day a week programming
  • Register for one week, or every week
  • Camp is on rain or shine!