Bent of the River Audubon Center


Grades 1 - 2 and 3 - 4

2024 Audubon Summer Day Camp


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June 24 - 28 — Nature Detectives

Explore the forest floor and look for interesting items that have fallen from trees and plants. Can you find colorful leaves, fluffy feathers, and clues of animal evidence? 

July 1 - 5 — Busy as Beavers

Let’s get busy! Spend this jam-packed week building dams, nests, and other shelters. Explore as many locations as we can find. Discover the many ways the animals at the Bent stay busy year-round.

July 8 - 12 — Wet & Wild

Cool off from the summer heat this week! Explore the river, dip into our vernal pool, play in Crayfish Alley, and discover the plants and animals that live here.  Meet live animals with special water adaptations. Explore the river, vernal pool, and Crayfish Alley and discover the plants and animals that live here. Meet live animals with special water adaptations.

July 15 - 19 — Wild Musicians

Quack, ribbit, and hoot! Can you hear the songs of nature? Discover and explore Animal Voices.  Make your instruments out of natural materials you find and play in nature's band. 

July 22 - 26 — Outdoor Magic

Take fun classes at Audubon Hogwarts this week here at the Bent. Make potions, play Quidditch, and find magical creatures around every corner! 

July 29 - August 2 — Conservation Heros

Transform into a Conservation Hero! Help rescue our native wildlife by doing conservation actions that help keep them thriving. Make your own animal mask. 

August 5 - 9 — Creative Critters

Become a nature artist for the week! Get messy and make mud sculptures, paint with leaves, and make bracelets out of materials we find throughout our meadow, river, and forest.

August 12 - 16 — Adventure-land

Join us for one last summer adventure, from water games to fort building, wetland traversing to log flipping! Try all of the Bent's favorite activities in one fun-filled week. You choose your adventure as the last “Hurrah” of the summer.

Naturalists Camp Information

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

Naturalists Camp Hours & Length: Camp sessions last one week, Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Camp Registration: Registration opens on January  15, 2024. 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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