The greatest gift a child can receive is a sense of wonder that will last a lifetime

The Nature Place Day Camp is an ACA accredited, nature-oriented and non-competitive summer day camp for children ages 4-16, located on 200 acres in Rockland County, New York. Campers come to us (we bus) from Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Rockland, Westchester and Bergen counties.  A typical day at camp is built around playing, learning, and growing outdoors, with friends, through hands-on, pressure-free programming supported by a well-trained staff.

Our Mission

To give campers a safe summer in which they can be themselves, have fun, be challenged, connect with others and the earth, develop new life skills and be supported throughout.

From the Blog


2016 Events, Open Houses, and Camp Fairs

The approaching winter and spring seasons are brimming with open houses, camp fairs, and events at The Nature Place. Public Programs Join us at camp for one or all of the events and activities we’re hosting. Attending one of our programs is a great way for new or inquiring camp families to experience some of what we […]

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