Summer Camps

Camps are first come, first serve. Each camp is limited to 10 campers. Online payment is required in order to reserve your child's spot in camp. At this time, all campers will remain at the Nahant Marsh preserve; there are no off-site field trips scheduled at this time.

Registration Process:

  1. Click on one of the camp titles below to be directed to the online registration.
  2. Enter your child’s name and click the "Register" button at the bottom of the page.
  3. Enter your (the parent/guardian) contact info.
  4. Click the "PayPal" Button. This will redirect you to PayPal; you can check out as a guest if you do not have a PayPal account.
  5. Complete the Registration Form and email to with the subject: {Camp Name},{Child's Last Name}.
  6. You will receive a parent letter via email with details about the camp within 3-5 days of registering.
  7. Bring your signed and printed copy of the COVID-19 Disclaimer when dropping off children at camp.

COVID-19 Disclaimer

Grades are based on the grade your child completed in the 2019-2020 school year. 

Wilderness Skills Camp (Grades 5-7): In this camp, youth will explore the outdoors while learning practical survival skills. Activities will include fire building, shelter building, and navigation skills. July 8-9. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cost: $90

FULL Marsh Explorer Camp (Grades K-2): Campers will be running amuck while exploring the marsh and the creatures that live in and around the water. Be sure to bring your rubber boots! July 16. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cost: $45

Prairies and Fairies Camp (Grades 3-5): Discover enchanting wild things and wildflowers as we immerse ourselves in the prairie. Campers will create fairy houses, learn about wildflowers, and collect beautiful, winged creatures. July 23. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cost: $45

Critter Camp (Grades K-2): Connect your child with nature as they learn about insects, reptiles, and other critters. Children will be fully engaged with activities such as live animal encounters and outdoor explorations. July 28. 1 - 4 p.m. Cost: $20

Taste the Wild Camp (Grades 3-5): Getting back to the basics, kids will learn about local wild foods and how to safely identify them. We will also be creating dishes to flavor and savor. July 30. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cost: $45

Getting Buggy With It Camp (Grades 3-5): Summer day camp focusing on butterflies, dragonflies, native bees, aquatic insects and more. Through a variety of hands-on, interactive field activities camp will teach kids how amazing insects are. Campers will gain skills in the field and lab setting and will learn about insect conservation and the vital relationship between humans and insects. August 5-6. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cost: $90