Zion Nature Center Summer Camps

Registration



Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Registration OPENS March 4, 2017 at 9 a.m.
and must be completed in person at Zion Nature Center, during normal business hours.

To register please bring:
1. Completed waiver forms – one per child
2. Check payable to Zionsville Parks, exact cash amount or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover are accepted)

  • Camp fees are non-refundable.
  • Waiver form and payment must be received during registration to secure your child’s spot.
  • Mail-in registration will not be accepted.
  • Children must be correct age at start of their camp.
  • Registration forms are available by clicking HERE, or can be picked up at the Zion Nature Center during normal business hours (Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sundays noon – 5 p.m.)
Focus on Forests

Wet and Wild Camp - CAMP FULL
Thursday, June 8


Time to get down and dirty in our parks. Spend the day exploring in the wetland and creek of Zion Nature Sanctuary. What lives down in the water? Join us to find out...and perhaps get a little wet in the process!
Ages: 6 - 12 years
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fee: $20


Backyard Explorers - CAMPS FULL

June 19 - 22 or July 17 - 20


Discover animals and habitats in your backyard as we turn over logs, hike trails, and explore nature with all our senses. Get up-close to a turtle, discover what a snake feels like and get creative!
Ages: 4 – 5 years
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Fee: $45


Nature Navigators - CAMPS FULL


June 26 – 30


Join us for an exciting week of outdoor activities while learning about nature in your backyard. Become a Junior Naturalist as we identify trees; explore wetlands, use binoculars to spot birds, and so much more!
Ages: 6 – 8 years
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
or 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Fee: $85

My Grandperson and ME!  - CAMP FULL
Thursday, July 6


Kids, here’s your chance to bring your grandparent to spend the day at summer camp, and share in all the activities and explorations! It’s okay if siblings share a grandperson. 
Ages: 4 - 6 years with grandparent
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fee; $20


Nocturnal Nature Camp - CAMP FULL
Friday, July 7


Are you afraid of the dark? Join us to explore the park at dark! We'll discover all things nocturnal with activities and a hike. Then end the evening enjoying a crackling campfire and roasting marshmallows.
Ages: 8 - 12 years
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Fee: $20


Bonkers for Birds Camp - CAMP FULL
Thursday, July 13


Whether your bonkers for birds or have never birded before, this camp is perfect for you. Explore birding basics with a bird hike through the park (complete with binoculars). We'll discover the world of birds with fun activities, including making our own bird feeders.

Ages: 6 - 12 years
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fee: $20

Summer Camp

Biologist Boot Camp - ONLY 2 spots left!
July 17 - 21


Pull on those hiking boots and prepare for a week of outdoor activities and hands-on habitat investigations with biologists. Explore the animals and plants in your backyard with nets, binoculars, microscopes and science!
Ages: 9 – 11 years
1 pm – 4 pm
Fee: $85


Fantastic Beasts Camp - CAMP FULL
Thursday, July 27


The world is full of fantastic beasts...let's go find them! Join us as we search high and low through the forest, field and wetland in pursuit of the fascinating and fantastic animals that call our backyards home.
Ages: 6 - 12 years
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fee: $20