Summer Camp



SUMMER CAMP 2020 - Registration Opens January 25, 2020

Summer Camp offers learning experiences that deepen the appreciation for the outdoors and encourage stewardship of the environment. The Nature Ranger Camp and Outdoor Explorer Camp offers a variety of outdoor activities including live animal presentations, creating crafts, building eco-structures, catching critters, and hiking ridges to beautiful views. Campers bond with like-minded campers and expand their nature knowledge.

Camp is limited in size so each child receives individual attention. Registration includes a camp shirt, water bottle and daily snack. Campers bring a lunch Monday-Thursday. All camps include Friday kosher hotdog lunch, ice cream desert and water games.
Nature Ranger Camp
Ages: 5 - 11
This mixed-aged camp is great for siblings that want to experience camp together. Campers will learn about native plants and animals through exploration, crafts and play. Each day has a different focus including the opportunity to explore the creek and the chance to interact with live animal visitors. Guest speakers provide the opportunity to learn from a variety of nature professionals and experts.
Nature Ranger I: June 1 - 5
Nature Ranger II: June 15 - 19
Nature Ranger III: July 13 - 17          
Nature Ranger IV: July 27 - 31

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $280/session ($260 before March 1)

Outdoor Explorer Camp
Ages: 5 - 11
Campers will become Outdoor Explorers as they learn about the natural world of Tennessee. Each day will inspire campers to learn about trees, plants, wildlife, watersheds and conservation issues. Through hands-on activities, guest speakers and daily hikes, campers will learn responsible environmental stewardship and how to make a difference. Some activities are divided age appropriately.

Outdoor Explorer I:  June 8 - 12
Outdoor Explorer II: July 6 - 10
Outdoor Explorer III: July 20 - 24
Outdoor Explorer IV: August 3 - 5 (Partial week)

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $280/session ($260 before March 1)

Animal Caretaker Camp
Ages: 12-16

Love animals? This is the camp designed for you. Campers will learn about the rewarding careers of working with animals. Campers will learn about animal related careers, including veterinary medicine, a visit with a wildlife officer, animal behavior training and animal welfare. Daily hands-on experience with educational animals.

Dates: June 22 - 26
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cost: $260/session ($250 before March 1) Camp is limited to 10 participants.