2019 Summer Nature Camp


Do you love exploring forests and streams?

Do you love climbing trees, playing in the mud, staying outside all day long?

Do you wonder what the animals are doing all day?

Then come join the MVCS staff in our Summer Nature Camp! Explore the forests, streams, and ponds of our beautiful Baker River Valley!

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camp sessions and cost

Week 1: july 8 - july 12

week 2: july 15 - july 19

week 3: july 22 - july 26

Early Bird- $150 / week (ends 4/19/2019)

Regular- $175 / week

Need-based scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please choose one of the scholarship options on the registration form.

For all rising 1st - 8th graders. Campers do not need to be enrolled at MVCS. Camp runs from 9:00am - 3:00pm. 

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At Nature Camp, we will hone our outdoor living skills, building a long-term shelter and learning skills for living with nature. Activities may include,

Nature Awareness

  • staying safe in the woods

  • tree identification

  • animal tracking

  • secret lives of animals and forest mysteries

  • bird language

  • river walking and creatures

  • nature art

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Outdoor and Wilderness Living Skills

  • shelter building

  • wild edibles and medicinal plants

  • basketry

  • knots and lashing

  • fire building / cooking

  • wilderness living


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