Nature Camp – Camp Backcountry

Our week-long nature camps provide kids with an unparalleled opportunity to play and explore outdoors, all while nurturing children’s wildly curious minds and instilling a love for nature. Each session follows a similar format with lots of traditional camp activities and outdoor adventures, with a different underlying science theme each week. 

Key Nature Camp Information

  • Ages 7-13, entering 2nd-8th grade
  • Campers are broken up into three groups based on age and grade: Explorers 7-8, Voyagers 9-10, Adventurers 11-13
  • Drop-off Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Pickup Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
  • Before & After Care available 
  • Counselor camper ratio is 1:8, with maximum group sizes of 16 campers
  • Campers will spend most of their time exploring, building, hiking, creating, and playing in nature. Every week has a different theme with unique science activities that make up a small part of the overall camp experience. Campers will have the best summer ever no matter which sessions they choose! 

2023 Nature Camp Themes

Session Dates Theme
Week 1 May 30 - June 2 Walk on the Wild Side
Week 2 June 5 - 9 Land of the Lost
Week 3 June 12 - 16 Nature’s Kitchen
Week 4 June 19 - 23 Totally Gross
Week 5 June 26 - 30 Wilderness Survival
Week 6 July 5 - 7 Beasts and Myths
Week 7 July 10 - 14 Rooted in Nature
Week 8 July 17 - 21 Geology Rocks
Week 9 July 24 - 28 Color Wars!
Week 10 July 31 - August 4 Best of Camp Backcountry


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More Camp Backcountry Information

For registration issues or questions contact member services at 303-471-7020.

For questions regarding Camp Backcountry contact [email protected].