summer camps

Summer Camps

Summer Camps

Treat your child to a summer they’ll never forget with ALNC’s summer camps where young adventure-seekers can canoe Wisconsin’s waters, budding scientists can discover pond critters, and future archaeologists can unearth ancient artifacts on a dig site! ALNC’s action-packed summer camps will provide your youngster with exciting, hands-on experiences to explore, learn and enjoy the wonders of nature.

Remember, in addition to early Summer Camp registration, ALNC Members also receive 10% off all summer camps – visit the Member Page now to join or renew!

For flexibility for your busy family, ALNC is offering more than 150 camp sessions for kids ages 2-16, including half day sessions, full day options, full week packages, and much more!

Update: 5/21/15
ATTENTION Summer Camp Parents/Guardians and Registrants:

Detailed summer camp information including registration confirmation,
parent info packet, and medical forms will be emailed to you in the coming weeks!
If you’d like to get a jump on forms (which we would love!), please fill out the
2015 Medical and Immunization form and
Authorization to Administer Medicine form
and mail to: 330 Femrite Drive, Monona, WI 53716
or email to alncreg@naturenet.com.

Registration for 2015 Summer Camps is OPEN NOW - ALNC Members receive 10% off camp fees!
Take a look at the
2015 Summer Camp Guide (low-res), or Contact Us if you’d like to request a mailed copy!

2015 Summer Camps will run June 15th* – August 28th.
*Wonder Bugs Summer Camp begins the week of June 8th.
Please see the individual pages below for specific camp details. 

  • Screen Shot 2013-02-15 at 12.53.41 PM  Wonder Bugs (2-3 year olds) -Introduce your toddler or pre-school aged child to a safe and wonderful natural world. This program is specifically designed for children ages 2-3 and their parent/caregiver. Each session is offered 4 times/week; choose one: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. Sign up for a package to attend weekly for the whole summer or choose your favorite sessions!
  • Screen-Shot-2013-02-15-at-12.30Sprouts (4 year olds) - Treat your child to a summer they’ll never forget with ALNC’s summer camps where young adventure-seekers can canoe Wisconsin’s waters, budding scientists can discover pond critters, and future archaeologists can unearth ancient artifacts on a dig site! Nature Discovery Summer Camp sessions are available in various combinations from 1 day to 5 days and either half or full days. Extended Day options are available from 8:30-9am and 4:00-5:30pm.
  • Screen Shot 2013-02-15 at 12.30.05 PM Tadpoles (5-6 year olds) -Treat your child to a summer they’ll never forget with ALNC’s summer camps where young adventure-seekers can canoe Wisconsin’s waters, budding scientists can discover pond critters, and future archaeologists can unearth ancient artifacts on a dig site! Nature Discovery Summer Camp sessions are available in various combinations from 1 day to 5 days and either half or full days. Extended Day options are available from 8:30-9am and 4:00-5:30pm.
  • summer campsExplorers (7-9 year olds)- Treat your child to a summer they’ll never forget with ALNC’s summer camps where young adventure-seekers can canoe Wisconsin’s waters, budding scientists can discover pond critters, and future archaeologists can unearth ancient artifacts on a dig site! Sign up for a full-week package Nature Discovery SummerCamp or choose your favorite individual session(s).
  • school and daycare programsAdventurers I (10-12 year olds) - Looking for an exciting, affordable and educational experience this summer? Check out the Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s Adventure Summer Camps! These camps will give your tween/teen hands-on opportunities to experience and enjoy the best of the outdoors as they backpack local trails, learn to canoe, camp and more!
  • Adventurers IIAdventurers II (13-16 year olds) - Looking for an exciting, affordable and educational experience this summer? Check out the Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s Adventure Summer Camps! These camps will give your teen hands-on opportunities to experience and enjoy the best of the outdoors as they backpack local trails, learn to canoe, camp and more!