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

Summer camps are canceled.

After careful consideration and with the health and safety of our campers and staff at the core of our decision making, Dodge Nature Center has made the difficult decision to cancel all currently planned 2020 summer camps. Based on the Minnesota Department of Health’s guidelines on COVID-19 and the number of campers registered, we cannot conduct these camps safely.

All families will receive a full refund. It may take up to two weeks to receive your refund, so we appreciate your patience during this time. We continue to review options for providing summer environmental education programming and will keep you updated. Check the homepage, social media, and your email for information.

Summer Camps

June - August

Summer Camps for children entering Grades 1-8
See Dodge Nature Preschool for Pre-K
June – August
These four day camps run Monday – 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!

Fall Camps

MEA Break October 2020

Fall Camps for Grades K-8
Thursday, Oct. 15 and Friday, Oct. 16, 2020
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. Featured camps, dates, and application will be posted in September 2020.

Spring Break Camps

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!

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