Summer Camps

Bug Camp (Ages 5-6)

5 and 6 year olds (with an adult) will “Go Buggy” along the tall grasses, the trails, around the pond edges as they search for butterflies, spiders, ants, dragonflies, bees, beetles, and more!  Hands-on investigations, games, and mini labs will take children on a nature adventure they will never forget!

Camp dates: June 27, 2017-June 29, 2017

Registration Cost: $75

Register by June 1, 2017 for the Early Bird Discount

2017 Bug Camp Indemnity Agreement (Please Read Before Registering)

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  • Registration Deadline: June 13, 2017
  • Early Bird Discount: $25

Fur and Feathers Camp (Ages 6-8)

Curiosity will take flight as campers learn about song-birds, birds of prey, and other birds native to our state along with mammals that inhabit our region.  Campers will take part in explorations, experiments, games, hikes and more as they explore Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve.

Camp dates: July 10, 2017-July 14, 2017

Registration Cost: $125

Register by June 1, 2017 for the Early Bird Discount

2017 Fur and Feathers Indemnity Agreement (Please Read Before Registering)

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  • Registration Deadline: June 26, 2017
  • Early Bird Discount: $25

Slime and Scales Camp (Ages 6-8)

Campers will enjoy a week of learning and adventure as they explore the slimy and scaly world of amphibians and reptiles.  Native toads, salamanders, frogs, turtles, and snakes will visit throughout the week as children learn about these cold-blooded creatures. Campers will create themed  crafts, and explore the natural areas of Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve in search of these fascinating creatures.

Camp dates: July 24, 2017-July 28, 2017

Registration Cost: $125

Register by June 1, 2017 for the Early Bird Discount

2017 Slime and Scales Indemnity Agreement (Please Read Before Registering)

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  • Registration Deadline: July 10, 2017
  • Early Bird Discount: $25

Eco-Adventure Camp (Ages 9-12)

Are you a budding naturalist? Like outdoor sports and adventure? Older explorers, join us for a week long experience!

Camp dates: July 31, 2017-August 4, 2017

Registration Cost: $125

Register by June 1st for the Early Bird Discount

2017 Eco Adventure Camp Indemnity Agreement (Please Read Before Registering)

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  • Registration Deadline: July 17, 2017
  • Early Bird Discount: $25

Scholarships Available (All Ages)

Through the generous donations from our annual Nature Night Out fundraiser, WPNR is able to offer tuition assistance through the WPNR Summer Camp Scholarship Fund to prospective campers with financial need. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to attend camp. For your child to be considered for a WPNR Summer Camp Scholarship, please click the link below to download a scholarship application. Completed applications must be received via mail or email by June 1, 2017.

2017 WPNR Summer Camp Scholarship Application

  • Registration Deadline: June 1, 2017