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 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

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Camp Begins!

Our Staff Orientation week has come to an anticipatory close. We’ve learned, played and connected, and have spent five days immersed in the ins and outs, nuts and bolts, and overarching purpose of The Nature Place Day Camp – connecting with ourselves, with others, and the earth! Tomorrow it all begins, another summer full of wish, wonder, […]

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