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.

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!

Registration for 2014 Summer Camps is now closed. We enjoyed an amazing summer and are looking forward to an even better one next year!  Feel free to browse the summer camp details below to get an idea of what we offer annually and keep an eye out for Summer 2015 details coming in February!

  • Screen Shot 2013-02-15 at 12.53.41 PM Wonder Bugs (Ages 2-3) -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!
  • Black Earth CampusDriftless Explorer Camps (7-12 year olds) - New this year! Driftless Explorers Camps at the Black Earth Campus! Aldo Leopold Nature Center is proud to host summer camps for children ages 7-12 years old at the Black Earth Campus in partnership with the Driftless Area Land Conservancy!