Environmental Day Camp

Explore the environment while gaining an understanding of plants, animals, and the ecosystems in which they exist.

Guest speakers, wildlife encounters, games, crafts, outdoor activities, and more!

Summer day camp is open to campers ages 6-12 for weeks 1-4, and 5-12 week 5.

Camp runs from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, before / after care allows drop-off at 8:00 am and pick-up by 5:00 pm.


Week 1: Habitat 101 - June 17-21(Sold out! Please email: director@oaklandnaturepreserve.org to be placed on waitlist.)

Nests, and burrows, and dens, oh my! In this week of camp we will look at habitats where animals live, animal engineering, and the adaptations they use to survive. 

Week 2: Creatures of the Night - June 24-28 (Sold out! Please email: director@oaklandnaturepreserve.org to be placed on waitlist.)

Explore bats, owls and more as we look into the creatures that go ‘bump’ in the night at the Preserve.

Week 3: Backbone Not Required! - July 8-12

What do insects, spiders, snails, and centipedes have in common? They've got no spine! Join us for a week of exploring the amazing world of these spineless creatures. 

Week 4: Florida Time Warp! - July 15-19

From mammoths to marsupials, Florida's animals have changed greatly over time. Campers will travel through time and discover the wonders of Florida's animals and people.

Week 5: The Lorax, and more… - July 22-26

Once-lers and Bar-ba-loots, Swomee-Swans and Truffula fruits! Join us as we explore the natural world through the eyes of Dr. Seuss.  Open to campers ages 5-12.

$150 for Members /$175 for Non-Members

Before and after care available for $25/wk

Thank you!

ONP Environmental Summer Camps are made possible by the generous sponsorship of Duke Energy.