Summer Camp Programs

We offer the following camps on an annual basis. Registration is currently closed, and will open on February 27 at 12:01am.
To create a CampMinder account ahead of registration, please navigate to a Register link below. Our Camp Team is available to answer questions between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Fledglings Summer Camp

In our Fledglings program, campers will make new friends, explore the Sanctuary's trails, beach and tide pools, listen to stories, create crafts, and sing songs. Our half-day Fledglings program is a perfect introduction to camp for your younger learner. This program benefits from a lower child to staff ratio with a maximum of 10 campers and 2 staff. Campers can choose from either a morning or afternoon session. Please note that campers must be potty trained.

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Nature Day Summer Camp

Join us in our 300-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 sessions include hiking, songs, spirited group games, and a trip to Third Beach. Children are grouped by age and led by trained educators. Groups will have a maximum of 13 campers and 2 staff per session.

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Explorers Summer Camp

These exciting sessions for older campers are filled with hiking, team-building activities, nature discovery, crafts, beach activities, and a Wednesday evening campfire. Please note the Wednesday schedule for all Explorers weeks. Groups will have a maximum of 13 campers and 2 staff per session

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Coastal Summer Camp

In this popular program, campers have the opportunity to explore tide pools, catch fish, and conduct experiments at our Coastal Education Center at Third Beach. Coastal Camp is offered to three different age groups in eight one-week sessions. Space is limited, so sign up quickly! Except for Monday registration, drop-off and pick-up will be at the Coastal Education Center at Third Beach. Groups will have a maximum of 10 campers.

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Scholarship Forms

Norman Bird Sanctuary strives to serve everyone in our community, regardless of financial circumstances. A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available. Full scholarship applications must be received by June 1 and applicants will be notified by June 15. Partial scholarship applications must be received by July 1 and applicants will be notified by July 15. Awards are based upon need and the number of spaces available in camp programs. All information will be kept confidential.

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