Nature Day Camp

Session 1: June 19-23       Session 2: June 26-30
Session 3: July 3-7             Session 4: July 10-1
Session 5: July 17-21         Session 6: July 24-28
Session 7: July 31-Aug 3  Session 8: August 7-11

Entering Grades K-4; Monday-Friday 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

$235 per session for members & $260 per session for non members

NOTE: Family membership must be valid through August of 2017 in order to receive the member discount please call 401-846-2577 if you have  questions about membership. 

Join us in our 325-acre outdoor classroom, as we hike along trails, investigate life in and around ponds, get eye-to-eye with snakes and salamanders, and much more! All camps include hiking, songs, spirited group games, and a trip to Third Beach. Children are grouped by age and led by trained educators.

Session 1: The Untouchables: Get to know nature’s slimiest, scaliest, and most misunderstood creatures in this exciting week of camp. Along the way we will hike the trails and even meet some of NBS’s animal ambassadors.

Session 2: Take to the Sky: Don’t forget to look up! Join us for a week filled with animals from the sky. Games, songs and crafts are all part of the fun as we search NBS for birds and other flying creatures.

Session 3: Creature Feature: Have you ever wondered what makes a bird a bird or why turtles have a shell? This week we will focus on a specific creature each day learning what makes them special. Campers will have a chance to meet animal ambassadors and hike the trails in search of creatures.

Session 4: Water, Water, Everywhere: This week, we will focus on water and how it moves through our world! Songs, crafts, and stories will helps us learn along the way.

Session 5: Herptile Haven: NBS is home to many reptiles and amphibians. Join us in learning what makes these cold blooded animals unique as we explore the trails in search of living examples.

Session 6: What’s Bugging You? This week we will focus on insects. Join us as we break out our bug nets and search the fields, under logs and even in the pond for our six legged friends. Games, songs and crafts are all part of the fun.

Session 7: Home Sweet Home: Forests, beaches, ponds, ridges and fields.  Here at NBS, there are many places for animals to live. Each day we will explore a different habitat in search of animals and their homes.

Session 8: Cool Colors & Camouflage: Explore colors and patterns of animals and see how they can help tham survive. Camouflage is not always about color; sometimes it’s about patterns.



Camp Registration (Registration opens Wednesday February 1st)

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Camp Director, Matt Schenck, at  or 401-846-2577 Ext 15

Assistant Camp Director, Mark Pagliarini, at or 401-846-2577 Ext 34

Norman Bird Sanctuary