Bent of the River Audubon Center


Grades 5 - 6 and 7 - 8

2024 Audubon Summer Day Camp


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June 24 - 28 — Great Bent Bird Mystery

Can you solve the mystery? Find clues left all over the Bent. Decode secret messages, solve riddles, and uncover the truth.  

July 1 - 5 — Survival Village Challenge

Find out how to survive in the great outdoors! Each day you will slip into the wilderness of BOTR to live in a life-sized village built by your own hands. You will use your imagination and the skills you learn to work as a community. The days will be spent building forts, forging rivers, and seeking adventure as you solve challenges and learn to survive by relying on each other. The session includes an overnight on Wednesday.

July 8 - 12 — Just Add Water

Are you ready to get wet and wild? This week spend the mornings exploring our aquatic habitats and finding the animals that live in them. Cool off in the afternoons by creating and playing water games.

July 15 - 19 — Crazy Careers

Spend the week getting your hands dirty and learning what it takes to have a wild job! Campers will spend the week learning from field professionals as they are introduced to many different types of environmental jobs

July 22 - 26 — Hogwarts Comes to the Bent

This magical camp week that is suitable even for muggles will connect campers to the natural world with a literary twist. 

July 29 - August 2— Wild Scientists

Conduct experiments outdoors and see how science goes beyond indoor labs. Learn from Conservation Scientists at Audubon and about research that is done at the Bent.

August 5 -  — Animal Artists

Unleash your imagination and get creative this week. Make sculptures using materials found on site. Weave baskets from plants and make your paint and paper from nature.

August 142- 16 — Twilight Explorers

*4 to 9 p.m.* Some animals are most active when the sun goes down. Venture into the twilight with us to meet bats, owls, and beavers!

EcoDiscoverers Camp Information

Tuition for EcoDiscoverers camp sessions is $350 per camper per week.

EcoDiscoverers Camp Hours & Length: Camp sessions last one week, Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Except for The Twilight Explorers week, which runs Monday - Friday from 4 to 9 p.m.

Camp Registration: Registration opens on January 15, 2023. Camp spots will be reserved only after registration is completed and tuition is received.

For more camp information, email or call 203-405-9113.

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