Registration Open for Westchester County’s Nature Camps
Camp is on everyone’s mind this time of year. Westchester County offers many affordable and fun nature camps for kids entering pre-K to grade 9. Campers will enjoy access to Westchester’s parks and nature preserve as well as learn different theme every week related to nature. Some topics include include habitats, sea life, forests, animals, insects, plants and much more.
Camps locations include Cranberry Lake Preserve, Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenoir Preserve, Marshlands Conservancy, and Trailside Nature Museum. Programs are offered from Monday, July 10th-Friday, August 18th from 9:00am-3:00pm for grades 1-9 and from 9:00am-11:45am for pre-k. Read on to learn more about each camp and how to register.
Westchester County’s Nature Camps Details:
– The Cranberry Nature Camp at the Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains
This camp focuses on mammals, habitats and more. Located on the 200-acre nature preserve, kids will also enjoy access to the beautiful forest, cliffs, and wetlands $350 per week for residents, $400 per week for non-Westchester residents, or $750 per two-weeks for Westchester County and non-Westchester residents.
– Read Nature Camp at the Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Rye NY
– Lenoir Nature Camp at the Lenoir Preserve, Yonkers
Children entering grades 1-6 will explore the earth at this interactive nature camp. They will also enjoy arts and crafts, nature study, outdoor skills, Native American folklore, and games. $350 per week for residents or $400 per week for non-Westchester residents.
– Marshlands Nature Camp at the Marshlands Conservancy, Rye
– Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River
Kids will learn more about archaeological sites, crayfish catching, nature games, art and much more. $175 per week for residents and non-Westchester residents (for Pre-K) and $350 per week for non-Westchester residents: $400 per week.
Westchester County’s Nature Camp Registration
Registration opens Thursday, February 23rd at noon.
Check out more info here.