Zion Nature Center Summer Camps

2017 Camp Information will be released February 2017.


Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Registration OPENS in March 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

Backyard Explorers

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 toad feels like and get creative!
Ages: 4 – 5 years

Nature Navigators

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

Biologist Boot Camp

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

Nature Day Camps

Looking for that camp experience, but a full week won’t work with your busy schedule? Each camp features exciting outdoor activities, discoveries and animal encounters all rolled up into one day! Register for one or all four!
Ages: 6 – 12 years

Summer Camp