Summer Ecology Camp


The Kreher Preserve & Nature Center Summer Ecology Camp offers the opportunity to learn through nature in a safe and beautiful environment.  Campers will experience complete, nature-based lessons covering diverse educational topics; and enjoy exercise and fresh air through hikes and time on the Nature Playground.  Summer Ecology Camp is a great opportunity for your children to socialize with their peers, learn about nature and the important role it has in our lives, and see wildlife up close.

Camps run Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM.  Drop off begins at 7:45 AM.  Each week has a specified age range according the the list below.  Choose the correct week(s) for your child when you register.

Young Naturalist Camps – for upcoming 1st & 2nd graders.
Camp Discovery – for upcoming 3rd & 4th graders.
Junior Rangers Camps – for upcoming 5th – 7th graders.
Explorers Camps – for all ages, upcoming 1st – 7th graders.

2020 Summer Ecology Camp Schedule

  • May 26 – 29: Camp Discovery (includes a night session on Thursday)
  • June 1 – 5: Young Naturalist Camp
  • June 8 – 12: Explorers Camp
  • June 15 – 19: Junior Rangers Camp
  • June 22 – 26: Explorers Camp

2020 registration opens January 15. Summer Ecology Camp is $135 per camper for all five days and includes a daily snack, all camp activities, and a camp t-shirt.  Membership with the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center is required.  A discount of $10.00 per camper is available for siblings living in the same household.

This program will be held at the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center unless otherwise noted. The nature center is located at 2222 N. College Street near the AU Fisheries and Hwy 280. For more information, visit, email, or call 334-844-8091.