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The Nature Camp in the Village is located in the heart of Gates Mills - just perfect for exploring Nature's wonderful creations! We explore nature, science, math, art and physical education, all while building self-esteem and positive character in each camper.

You can reach us at (440) 953-1524 or

The Nature Camps in the Village offers 3 camps to meet the needs of all age groups: Preschool Nature Camp (3-4 year olds), The Nature Camp (K-5th Grade) and Extreme Teen Camp (6th-8th Grade).

Preschool Nature Camp offers an exciting opportunity for children ages 3 and 4 (must be potty trained) to experience fun, friendships and exploration as they investigate the great outdoors through the picturesque Village of Gates Mills. We now offer a morning and an afternoon session fore each of our one-week sessions.

2024 dates: Week 1: June 3rd--7th; Week 2: June 17th-21st; Week 3: June 24th-28th; Week 4: July 8th-12th; Week 5: July 15th-19th.  For more information click 2024 Nature Camp Flyer.pdf

The Nature Camp in the Village provides campers Kindergarten-5th grade with the opportunity to foster an appreciation for and love of nature by inviting the campers to explore the world around them through hands-on, outdoor, experiential learning. Campers will have many life long memories through field trips, river activities, nature hikes and many other daily adventures!

2024 dates:  Session I: June 10th-June 28th;  Session II: July 1st-July 26th (No camp on July 4th); Mini Camp A: July 22nd - 26th; Mini Camp B: July 29th-August 2nd. For more information click 2024 Nature Camp Flyer.pdf

The Nature Camp...Extreme Teen Camp(ETC) is more than a summer Extreme Teen Camp for campers in 6th-8th grade. While our campers are having the time of their lives on multiple field trips, canoeing, hiking, camping, discovering science truths and participating in many adventurous activities in some of the greatest scenery throughout Northeast Ohio, something else is happening. They will be growing in numerous ways: self-confidence, social achievement, teamwork, leadership and new outdoor skills, to name just a few.

2024 dates: Session I: June 10th-June 21st; Session II: June 24th-July 5th; Session III: July 8th - July 19th. For more information click 2024 Nature Camp Flyer.pdf

Enrollment is limited. 

For more information email or call 440-953-1524


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