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The Nature Place Day Camp

Six Weeks: July 1 – August 9, 2019

For children ages 4-16

For 33 summers The Nature Place has been providing a nature-oriented, non-competitive camp experience where children can truly be themselves, connecting with others and with the earth.

We will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

See our Rates & Discounts.

Farm & Garden Days

One Week: August 12 – 16, 2019

For children ages 5-13

Farm and Garden Days is a collaboration between The Nature Place and Threefold Educational Foundation’s Pfeiffer Center. Campers in this hands-on program focus on exploring Duryea Farm and the Pfeiffer Center’s biodynamic gardens on our campus.

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One Week: August 11 – 16, 2019

For adolescents ages 13-16

Passages is a week-long overnight wilderness experience that provides a nurturing and meaningful rite-of-passage experience for adolescents ages 13-16. This program guides and supports young adult campers through an immersive week of exploring their relationship to self, to community, and to the earth.

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Art & Earth

One Week: August 12 – 16, 2019

For children ages 9-14

Where fine art and nature unite! Art & Earth is an art & nature-based program for young people who have a passion for visual art and who find inspiration in nature. Campers in this program learn to work with a variety of art mediums and techniques, including (but not limited to) watercolor, charcoal, and clay.

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Primitive Living Skills

Year-round series

Series offered for Children (10-14), Adults (17+), and Families.

Our Primitive Living Skills is an immersive, hands-on (and hands-in—the fire pit, the dirt, the stream) weekend program, designed to build a foundation in the ancestral skills of building shelter and fire, and securing food and water from nature. Learn more here.

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Please visit the Primitive Living Skills page to enroll.