Summer Nature Camp
at the Belle Isle Nature Center

Students in our week-long Belle Isle Nature Center Summer Nature Camp will examine the natural wonders and rich history of Belle Isle. Campers will investigate the plants and wildlife on the island and discover how they can care for the places in which they live.

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2017 Registration Full

Thank you for your interest in the Belle Isle Summer Nature Camp. Unfortunately, registration is full for Summer 2017. If you’d like to be added to the waiting list, please sign up here. We will notify you if spots become available during the summer.

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Our innovative camp curriculum meets the social and developmental needs of campers while giving them enriching experiences in nature, art, literacy, and math.

Belle Isle Nature Center Summer Nature Camp is a day camp divided into two groups for students 5 to 7 years old and 8 to 12 years old.

As the Belle Isle Nature Center Summer Nature Camp is a free camp, priority registration is given to those campers with demonstrated need.

  • Grasshoppers (5-7 years old)

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    Campers in our 5-to-7-year-old Grasshoppers camp will explore nature using their senses. They will investigate, observe, and engage with the world around them and have fun with new friends in nature. Campers will become more comfortable outdoors as they build their knowledge of the natural world.

  • Dragonflies (8-12 years old)

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    Students in our 8-to-12-year-old Dragonflies camp will build on their knowledge of the island as they consider their place in the natural world. As students make new friends and experiment with new forms of expression, they will learn about current conservation challenges of the plants and animals on Belle Isle. Campers will investigate how they can become stewards of the local plants and animals by completing a service project that benefits one of our island species.

    As the Belle Isle Nature Center Summer Nature Camp is a free camp, priority registration is given to those campers with demonstrated need.