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Seasonal Camps

Start a wild adventure at one of Blandford’s Camps!

 

Our enthusiastic camp instructors are waiting to share an amazing world of wonder with your child. Here, nature is the guide — and it leads us to tadpoles in the pond, pioneers in the garden and feet in the mud! We look forward to helping your family discover the wonders of the seasons.

REGISTRATION FOR 2019 SPRING BREAK CAMP IS OPEN!

 

Do you have Spring fever? get your kids outside at Blandford Nature Center for a spring adventure! Take hikes, see animals, make nature art and see how many signs of spring you can find!

 

Spring Break Camp are offered to kids in grades K-6. Camp runs 9:00am – 4:00pm daily.

Spring Break Camp are sold as a package: $120 for members, $160 for non-members. Campers should come prepared with outerwear, snack, lunch and water bottle.

 

Daily camp themes are as follows:

Monday, April 1st, 2019: Wonderful Wetlands

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019: Time Machine Tuesday

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019: Raptors of Michigan

Thursday, April 4th, 2019: Down on the Farm

Spring Break Camp Aides:

Every spring, Blandford provides an opportunity for teens ages 13-18 to volunteer for 1-2 weeks as a Camp Aide. Click here to sign-up. 

Questions?

Please contact our Community Programs Manager regarding Spring Break Camp at amber@blandfordnaturecenter.org or call 616-735-6240 ext. 111.

2019 SUMMER DAY CAMP STARTS IN JUNE!

Member registration opens on Monday, February 4th.

Non-member registration opens on Monday, March 4th.

 

View our Summer Day Camp Brochure to see camp dates, age groups, and themes then register using the approriate links below!

Your membership must be current when your camper(s)’ selected camps begin to receive member benefits (early registration and discounted pricing).

Nature Buds (ages 4-5)

Wild Sprouts (ages 6-7)

Trail Blazers (ages 8-9)

Outdoor Explorers (ages 10-12)

Need a Scholarship?

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to offer camp scholarships (camperships) to families who might not be able to afford a camp experience. A limited number of camperships are available each summer.

Apply for a Campership!

After applying, please wait for a confirmation email before registering. We will provide you with a discount code to use at registration.

Already registered?

Check out our camp information guides for more information on check-in/check-out, what to bring, expectations and more.

Camp Information Guide (for camps held on BNC main campus)

Farm Camp Information Guide (for camps held on BNC farm campus)

These information guides will be emailed to you a week prior to your child’s camp.

Sponsor Opportunities:

Interested in sponsoring Summer Day Camp? Click the photo to see levels, perks, & more!

Summer Camp Aides:

Each summer, Blandford provides an opportunity for teens ages 13-18 to volunteer for 1-2 weeks as a Summer Camp Aide. Click here for the Camp Aide application. The application deadline for camp aides is Monday, April 29th.

Questions?

Please contact our Camp Administrator regarding Summer Day Camp at maryrose@blandfordnaturecenter.org or call 616-735-6240.

2018/2019 WINTER BREAK CAMPS HAVE PASSED!

 

Please check back for 2019/2020 Winter Break Camp information.

 

Thank you campers, camp aides, parents and educators for a great camp season!

Questions?

Please contact our Community Programs Manager regarding Winter Break Camp at amber@blandfordnaturecenter.org or call 616-735-6240 ext. 111.