Mini-Camps-Side

Mini Camps

Children ages 1-5 with an adult buddy

Children ages 1 through 5 will explore nature with an adult companion through crafts, activities, songs, and stories. This spring, we will offer both in-person and take home options; please note your preference when you register online. In-person camps meet on the west lawn at Rock Springs Nature Center. Pre-packaged kits contain activities, games, and crafts exploring each camp theme. Kits will need to be picked up from Rock Springs Nature Center during the time frame specified in registration. Each kit includes materials for one participant.

Kits and in-person camps are $6/each. Online registration required. Maximum of 15 kits available for each theme. All camps meet at Rock Springs Nature Center. Each camp accepts a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 10.

Summer Mini Camps

Children ages 1 through 5 will explore nature with an adult companion through crafts, activities, songs, and stories. These camps are a great stepping stone for little ones to spend time with other children and have the comfort of a loved one nearby. Camp will meet in the west lawn area at Rock Springs Nature Center. $6/child. Register online by noon the day before camp. Min/Max: 4/10.

bird feeding

Beautiful Birds

Tuesday, June 7, 9:30-10:30am
Thursday, June 9, 10-11am

Fly into the feathery realm of birds through movement and games.

Register online by noon the day before camp.

Amazing Rocks

Amazing Rocks

Tuesday, June 14, 9:30-10:30am
Thursday, June 16, 10-11am

Uncover treasures beneath our feet as we paint with rocks, sort rocks, and magnify rocks in this fun adventure.

Register online by noon the day before camp.

tall trees

Tall Trees

Tuesday, June 21, 9:30-10:30am
Thursday, June 23, 10-11am

Discover leaves, bark, and roots through sight, touch, and play.

Register online by noon the day before camp.

sunshine

Shining Sun

Tuesday, June 28, 9:30-10:30am
Thursday, June 30, 10-11am

Explore the mysteries and wonders of the warm and shining sun through hands-on activities.

Register online by noon the day before camp.

mini camp ladybugs

Lovely Ladybugs

Tuesday, July 5, 9:30-10:30am
Thursday, July 7, 10-11am

Delight in the world of tiny ladybugs by using our senses and movement.

Register online by noon the day before camp.

Snake Turtle Show

Zany Reptiles

Tuesday, July 12, 9:30-10:30am
Thursday, July 14, 10-11am

Slither and crawl into the lives of turtles and snakes through activities, play and more!

Register online by noon the day before camp.

fish pond

Pond Life

Tuesday, July 19, 9:30-10:30am
Thursday, July 21, 10-11am

Plunge into the amazing world of pond life and take a walk to the Cattail Ponds to look for fish, turtles, and algae.

Register online by noon the day before camp.

butterfly net

Fluttering Wings

Tuesday, July 26, 9:30-10:30am
Thursday, July 28, 10-11am

Flutter into the sky as we take nets into the great outdoors on a butterfly hunt.

Register online by noon the day before camp.