NATURE CAMPS
 

Camp UMLY & Club Woodsy 
Ages 4-16
June 8 - August 14
1416 Berwyn-Paoli Road, Berwyn
Summer exploration at UMLY's Environmental & STEM Education Complex! Includes Nature Center, Raptor Center, STEM Lab, Micro-Farm, and Cassatt Preserve’s wooded trails, Darby Creek and pond on the 54-acre campus. Financial assistance available.
610-647-9622 x2013, umlyeecenter@ymcagbw.org
ymcagbw.org/camp

 
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation History and Nature Camps 

Ridley Creek State Park, Media
An historic adventure awaits your child! Day camps at the Colonial Plantation are an exciting way for your child to experience history and nature in an immersive, hands-on way. Each camper will make their own camp journal, pose for a souvenir picture in camp-themed attire, use natural ingredients to dye their own t-shirt, and take home other daily crafts. Each week has a different historical theme.
610-566-1725, education@colonialplantation.org 
colonialplantation.org 

 
Elmwood Park Zoo Summer Camp 
Norristown, PA
Spend a week with the Elmwood Park Zoo Zookeepers and discover the secrets of their very unique careers. Go behind the scenes and see first-hand how the animals are fed, trained and cared for. Through various presentations and activities, you'll learn what it takes to work as a zookeeper and understand the importance of wildlife conservation.
elmwoodparkzoo.org 

 
Riverbend Environmental Education Center Summer Exploration Camp 

Ages 3- 13 years, Specialty Camps for ages 10- 13 
Riverbend, 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne
Riverbend campers have been enjoying the great outdoors on our 30 acre nature preserve for 35 years. Riverbend welcomes more than 600 campers each summer for p rograms onsite and across the region with Navigator sessions for 10-13 year olds. Kids from ages 3- 13 spend their days exploring our stream, meadow, forest and ponds in search of animals, plants, and bugs. Riverbend educators use these opportunities to encourage campers to practice 21st century skills like resiliency, self-reflection and grit. Each week focuses on a different nature theme; from Nature's Superheroes to Wilderness Survival to Little Einsteins.
610-527-5234 , hkunz@riverbendeec.org 
riverbendeec.org

 
School in Rose Valley Summer Camp, The

Ages 3 - 15 years
June 22 – August 14
20 School Lane, Rose Valley
Bring your children to our beautiful wooded campus where their days will be filled with fun and adventure. At SRV summer camp, children design their days by choosing from a wide variety of activities including: Swimming, Art, Nature, Dance, Drama, Sports & Games, Archery, Woodshop, Music, Cooking & Gardening.
610-566-1088, summercamp@theschoolinrosevalley.org
theschoolinrosevalley.org/summer-mini-camps/summer-camp/

 
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education's Summer Nature Ramblers & Teen Adventure Treks 
Ages 3 – 15 
8480 Hagy's Mill Rd., Philadelphia

The Schuylkill Center's Summer Camp is an environmentally-based day camp located on 340 acres of fields and forests. Each camp session features a theme that deepens campers' knowledge and awareness of the natural world, throughout the summer and beyond. Themes include nature photography, birds, air and space, ecology, water, and city farms. Campers hike, explore, play in the water, and learn through hands-on discoveries. 
215-482-7300 x110, 
schuylkillcenter.org

 
Tyler Arboretum's Nature Explorers Camp
515 Painter Rd., Media

Connects campers & the environment through nature programs, crafts & hikes. 
610-566-9134, ext. 212
tylerarboretum.org