Summer Nature Camps

Our camp is designed to encourage wonder and excitement for nature through hands-on activities, games, crafts, and exploration. Campers learn about their environment, gain new skills and develop their confidence by spending time exploring the outdoors.


Ages 6-10. 


$350 per camper per (full day) week. Includes all supplies and camp t-shirt.

Typical Schedule

See below for approximate schedule but times are subject to change  **Please note: snacks and lunches are NOT provided.** 

  • 8:30-9:00 – Drop-Off & Free Play
  • 9:00-9:10 – Welcome & Intro to the Day
  • 9:10-10:05 – Activity 1
  • 10:05-10:30 – Snack & Free-Play
  • 10:30-11:25 – Activity 2
  • 11:25-12:25 – Lunch & Free-Play
  • 12:30-1:30 – Activity 3
  • 1:30-2:30 – Nature Journals/Finish Projects
  • 2:30-2:40 – Clean up
  • 3:00-4:00 – Free-Play & Pick-Up

Activities vary by day and by weekly theme. Free-play may include crafts/coloring, nature games, or outdoor exploration.

Weekly Themes

June 3-7: STEM Science Camp: From the microscopic to the cosmic, investigate the world and beyond through questions, experiments, and observations.


June 10-14: Kid Vs. Wild Camp: Intrepid explorers unite! Do you know how to use a map and compass? What about a first aid kit? Learn with us as we discover ways to explore nature and survive the great outdoors with or without these tools!


June 17-21: Junior Naturalist Camp: Explore the world around you to become an official Majestic View Junior Naturalist! From birds to bugs, trees to tracks, and we’ll spend each day having fun and learning new skills! 


June 24-28: Art & Nature Camp:  Whether you’re using natural materials to create temporary art or making a painting inspired by nature, it’s time to let your creativity flow!  


July 1: No Camp


July 8-12:Splish Splash Water Camp: Follow the fascinating journey of water around the world, learn how water is used by plants and animals, explore the park’s lake habitat, and have fun experimenting with the science of water! Have you ever wondered why water is important for living things or if the animals that live in freshwater are the same as the ones that live in saltwater? Come join us for a water themed week that will end with a splash!


July 15-19: Feathered Friends Camp: Calling all budding bird enthusiasts! From tiny hummingbirds to giant eagles, explore the fascinating world of birds.  Bust out those binoculars and soar like a hawk during this week of outdoor fun! 


July 22-26: Gardens & Pollinators Camp: Butterflies, bees, beetles, bats, and birds – oh my! Explore the pollinator garden and farm to discover the beauty and importance of the animals that make a living visiting flowers!  


July 29-Aug 2: Kindness Camp: Be the rainbow in someone’s cloud! Is your kiddo more on the introspective side? Let them immerse themselves in nature in an intentional week of art, movement, nature journaling, and all things that connect us to each other and the world around us. 


August 5-August 9: Muddy Buddies Wetlands Camp: Get ready to get muddy while we explore wetlands, play in the dirt, and feel the squish of mud beneath our toes!


Majestic View Nature Center
7030 Garrison Street, Arvada

Refund/Cancellation Policy

  • All cancellation requests received before end of business day on Monday, May 15, 2023, will receive a full refund minus a $50 processing fee.
  • A 50% refund will be given for cancellation requests made between May 15, 2023, and two weeks prior to the start of a registered session.
  • No refund will be given for cancellation requests made within the two weeks prior to the start of a registered session.
  • If for any reason Majestic View Nature Center cancels a camp session, campers will receive a full refund or the opportunity to transfer to another session if space is available.


If you would like to sign your child up for camp but are experiencing financial hardship, please consider applying for a scholarship. To apply, fill out the scholarship application and email it to

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is your staff to camper ratio? Campers will be supervised at all times by Nature Center Staff. There is an average ratio of 2 teachers for every 10 students.
  • What is your camp structure? Our summer camps are educational, outside, and active programs. Education will be hands-on and engaging, but will require listening, respect, and cooperation by the campers. Educational lessons will be broken up by snack-time, free-time, and other activities. It may be helpful to discuss the educational component with your child before they attend camp to ensure this camp is a good fit.
  • Do you offer any scholarships for low-income families? If you would like to sign your child up for camp but are experiencing financial hardship, please consider applying for a scholarship.