Day Camps/Youth Programs

The Kreher Preserve and Nature Center offers members a spring break camp in March as well as preschool programs each spring, summer, and fall and ecology youth camps during the summer months.

Spring Break Camp

KPNC will offer its Spring Break Camp- Zombie Survival Training on March 13, 14, and 15 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for 1st – 6th grades. Campers will join the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center naturalists for three days outside learning survival skills and enjoying some good-natured zombie fun.

Snacks will be provided; however children should bring their lunch and a refillable water bottle each day. Sessions are $120 (members), $130 (non-members) for all three days. Registration begins February 8th.   Register Here!


Forest Friends

This award winning program is held each spring and fall and offers a unique educational experience for preschool children and their parents that incorporates hands-on activities with nature and environmental awareness. Children will learn about a different topic each week of the 6-week session. Membership at the Magnolia level ($35) or above is required for registration. Registration is $45 for first child; a $5 discount for 2nd child is provided. A 3-day summer session is also scheduled for July. See our interactive calendar or Facebook page for details.

Summer Ecology Camps

This year’s summer ecology camp theme is the Web of Life where campers will learn about ways in which living things are related to and dependant on each other and on the physical environment.  Campers will investigate food webs and other interrelationships through active and participatory nature studies, crafts, games, hikes, and more!

Registration is $110 and includes a daily snack, all activities and projects, and a camp t-shirt. Membership at the Magnolia level ($35 or above) is required for registration. All sessions are 8:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Drop off begins at 7:45 a.m. Registration forms will be available for download from  beginning February 15th.

To view the camp dates for each grade level, visit the interactive calendar for  details.


Visit the interactive calendar to learn more about camps and preschool programs or contact the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center at (334) 844-8091 or e-mail (