ALNC CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19

All programs and events are canceled until further notice*, but our trails remain free and open to the public daily from dawn until dusk.

*Please note our facility’s date of reopen is based on public health recommendations and other factors.

With information changing rapidly, we thank you for your patience as we determine the right course of action.

Please stay tuned and do not hesitate to contact us with questions at alnc@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org. Thank you.

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 to join or renew!

SUMMER CAMP MEMBER REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Registration opens to the public on Friday, March 13th

The 2020 Summer Camp Brochure is here.

For flexibility for your busy family, ALNC offers more than 150 camp sessions for kids ages 2-16, including half-day sessions, full-day options, full-week packages and much more, including extended day options from 8 am to 5:30 pm.

Please see individual pages below for specific camp details.

 

  • SC-WB-SquareWonder Bugs (2-3 year olds) Introduce your toddler 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 5 times/week, Monday through Friday. Register for a package to attend weekly for the whole summer or choose your favorite sessions!
  • SC-Sprouts-SquareSprouts (4 year olds) Treat your child to a summer they’ll never forget with ALNC’s summer camps where young adventure-seekers can hike the trails, 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 combinations of 1 day (Fri), 4 days (Mon-Thu), or 5 days (Mon-Fri), and either half or full days. Extended Day options are available from 8 to 9 am and 4 to 5:30 pm.
  • SC-Tadpoles-SquareTadpoles (5 year olds) Treat your child to a summer they’ll never forget with ALNC’s summer camps where young adventure-seekers can hike the trails, 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 combinations of 1 day (Fri), 4 days (Mon-Thu), or 5 days (Mon-Fri), and either half or full days. Extended Day options are available from 8 to 9 am and 4 to 5:30 pm.
  • SC-Polliwogs-Square Polliwogs (6 year olds) Treat your child to a summer they’ll never forget with ALNC’s summer camps where young adventure-seekers can hike the trails, 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 combinations of 1 day (Fri), 4 days (Mon-Thu), or 5 days (Mon-Fri), and either half or full days. Extended Day options are available from 8 to 9 am and 4 to 5:30 pm.
  • SC-Wanderers-SquareWanderers (7-8 year olds) Treat your child to a summer they’ll never forget with ALNC’s summer camps where young adventure-seekers can hike the trails, budding scientists can discover pond critters, and future archaeologists can unearth ancient artifacts on a dig site! Sign up for a full-week package or choose your favorite individual session(s). Extended Day options are available from 8 to 9 am and 4 to 5:30 pm.
  • SC-Explorers-SquareExplorers (9-10 year olds) Treat your child to a summer they’ll never forget with ALNC’s summer camps where young adventure-seekers can hike the trails, budding scientists can discover pond critters, and future archaeologists can unearth ancient artifacts on a dig site! Sign up for a full-week package or choose your favorite individual session(s). Extended Day options are available from 8 to 9 am and 4 to 5:30 pm.
  • summer campsPope Farm Explorers (7-10 year olds) Join us on the west side for a full day nature camp! Westside Pope Farm Explorers camps meet at Blackhawk Ski Club, and will spend their days exploring Blackhawk and Pope Farm Conservancy.
  • SC-Adventurers-IAdventurers I (11-12 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 child hands-on opportunities to experience and enjoy the best of the outdoors as they backpack local trails, learn to canoe, camp and more!
  • SC-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 with week-long canoeing or backpacking trips!

Aldo Leopold Nature Center