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

Apple Pressing

Open House and Apple Pressing

Join The Nature Place for our autumn open house on Saturday, October 24th, between 1 and 4 pm. Stop by any time to take a tour of camp (the leaves should still be beautiful!), learn what we do during summertime, and why we do it (non-competitive or cooperative games and hands-on play and learning in nature), […]

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