Extraordinary explorations and adventures are on the agenda at the EcoTarium's popular Summer Discovery Camp for children ages 5-14, one of the longest-running summer day camps in the United States.
- Fill your summer with science and nature
- Look for life in forests, ponds, meadows -- and even in the treetops!
- Engage your inner engineer and explore how things work
- Challenge yourself to learn new outdoor skills
- Encounter animals large and small
- Make new friends and learn more about yourself
- Play and have fun!
Camp Themes - 2014
Customize your summer camp experience by topic and spend 1, 2 -- even 6 -- weeks at camp with our mix of one-week, themed camp sessions.
- Animal Keeper Camp: Care & Feeding, July 7 - 11
- EcoTarium Discovery Sampler Camp, July 14 - 18
- Gizmos and Gadgets Camp, July 21 - 25
- EcoTarium Adventure Camp, July 28 - August 1
- Gizmos and Gadgets Camp - Spy Edition, August 4 - 8
- Animal Keeper Camp: Toys & Training, August 11 - 15
Camper registration in our Summer Discovery Camp is almost full, but there is limited space in each camp session for Counselors-in-Training (ages 13-14).
Call 508-929-2703 to reserve space in these camp sessions.
Tadpole Camp - Ages 5-6
Tadpole camp is specially designed for children ages 5 and 6. With a maximum of 15 campers per session, a counselor-to-camper ratio of 1:5, and fun, age-appropriate activities, Tadpole camp is the perfect introduction to Summer Discovery Camp. Tadpoles choose any of the week-long themed camps and either a half-day or full-day session. Extended day options are also available to Tadpoles.
Camp for teens
What's camp like?
Every day camp is different. Learn what Summer Discovery Camp is like at the EcoTarium and what makes it special!
For instructions on how to register for camp, visit our Registration Page.
Summer Discovery Camp complies with all camp regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed by the local Board of Health.