Campers have fun while gaining appreciation for nature by meeting live animals, building forts, and getting their hands dirty.

How to Apply

New online registration has begun for Fall Break Camps 2019! To register, select the desired camp below, complete the Camper Registration Form, and fill out the payment information under the ‘Register Now’ section. If you have any questions or run into issues with this new process, reach out to us at or 651-455-4531.

Fall Camps

MEA Break October 2019

Fall Camps for Grades K-8
Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday Oct. 18
Check-in: 8:15 -8:30 a.m.  Check-out: 3:00-3:15 p.m.
Fall camps are full of energy and seasonal color. Send the kids on over to the nature center during MEA break. The deadline to register is Friday, Oct. 4, 2019.

Grades K-1
Oct. 17 Mystical Beasts
Oct. 18 Farm, Food, Fun

Grades 2-4
Oct. 17 Farm, Food, Fun
Oct. 18 Outdoor Skills

Grades 5-8
Oct. 17 Stone Age Technology

Spring Break Camps

March 2020

Spring Camps for Grades K-8
Check-in: 8:15-8:30 a.m.  Check-out: 3:00-3:15 p.m.

Spend spring break outdoors. The weather might be unpredictable, but the forecast shows a 100% chance of fun. Featured camps, dates, and application will be posted in January 2020.

Summer Camps

June-August, 2020

Summer Camps for children entering Grades 1-8
See Dodge Nature Preschool for Pre-K
These 4 day camps run Monday through Thursday
Check-in: 8:15-8:30 a.m.  Check-out: 3:00-3:15 p.m.
Bring your sense of adventure to camp this summer. New friendships and a sense of independence included in this summer experience. Featured camps, dates, and application will be posted in February 2020.

Information You Need to Know

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