Summer Camps

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Summer Camps 2017-08-10T19:11:43+00:00

There’s a Whole World of Adventure Waiting at Summer Camp!

NOTE: Our summer camp is in full swing with very limited availability for slots for upcoming weeks.  The website will indicate if space is available for the age of your camper when you visit the registration page.

Summer Nature Day Camps start just after 4th of July and continue through the summer until the end of August. Choose from traditional camp to specially-themed camps designed to focus on specific areas of nature exploration. Our camps are for children in grades preschool through 11th. Camp runs from 10am-3pm Monday-Friday. Our Nature’s Little Explorers camp (4- 5 year olds) runs from 10am-12pm. Before/after care is available along with multi-child and multi-week discounts.

Nature’s Little Explorers
Half Day Camp for Children Ages 4 and 5

Our experienced counselors are caring and dedicated to providing safe adventures for your child. Each day’s activities will nurture your child’s sense of wonder and connection to the environment, helping them to feel at home in nature. Limited to no more than 11 campers per session*, campers will explore Baltimore Woods, learn about the various plants and animals found in the woods, play nature-related games and make nature crafts. This program runs from 10am-12pm. To read descriptions about each weekly session, click here.

Little Explorer catches bugs

Traditional Camp
For Children in Grades K-8

This is the core of our summer camp programming, week long day camp adventures that promote discovery, physical fitness, problem-solving skills, social interaction, and awareness through direct contact with the natural world. Campers will find crayfish in the streams, build forts on Peanut Hill, explore the wonders of the beaver pond, catch frogs at Phillips Pond, build a campfire, roast hot dogs, get up close and personal with the swamp, play classic Baltimore Woods camp games like Camouflage and Kick the Can, make new friends, learn about the trees and birds, and get connected to the natural world in real and meaningful ways. Click here to read more. 

Voyager Camp
For Children in Grades 5-8

Baltimore Woods is offering special themed camp sessions for experienced campers looking to try something new or delve deeper into natural history and science concepts. Five sessions will cover topics ranging from Mammals to Wilderness Survival. Led by our experienced staff educators, these camps promise to be packed with fun and discovery. Camps meet daily from 10am-3pm, before and after care are available if needed. Sessions are limited to 11 campers per week and will be filled on a first come first served basis. Click here to read the weekly theme descriptions.

camper holding newt

Teen Camp
For Teens in Grades 9-11

Recognizing the need to continue the camp experience beyond our traditional summer day camp, we’ve put together some outstanding programs that will engage teens on multiple levels. Each week participants will engage in hands-on learning experiences that will challenge their minds, develop new skills, and dig deeper into nature conservation. Click here to explore the theme sessions for Summer 2017.