3rd/4th Grade Summer Camps

Register for 3rd-4th Grade Camps

Overview

June-August
Week-Long Day Camps
$240-$350

All 2021 Summer Science Camps are currently SOLD OUT. If you would like to be put on a waitlist, email summercamp@walkingmountains.org with your name, the camp name, and date, and a good phone number to reach you at.     


Walking  Mountains’ 3rd/4th grade summer science camps allows children to explore their curious nature through scientific education and daily exploration of local trail systems. All Summer Science Camps are age-appropriate and taught by qualified natural science educators that make learning safe and fun.

View the full schedule and register for week-long day and overnight camps below. All overnight camps are based out of one of the historic 10th Mountain Division hut system.

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Have you ever wondered how butterflies talk to each other, or how a bee knows where to find flowers? Entomologists like you study insects to discover their hidden wonders. Come explore the world of entomology and use real research techniques alongside working scientists to make discoveries about insects in Colorado!

Here in the Rocky Mountains, a diversity of habitats provide specialized living environments for plants and animals. Discover where your favorite wild things thrive, survive, and come alive! Let the wild rumpus begin!

Embark on a creative journey of nature exploration, art, and science! We will look to nature for inspiration during this overnight adventure. Perfect for the creative young naturalist who wants to develop their art skills in a beautiful place.

  • Avon: July 6 – July 8 (Shrine Ridge – Walter’s Hut) | $350
  • Register here

Discover what makes birds such incredible creatures by learning about their unique adaptations and behaviors. Learn to identify birds and become an expert ornithologist through fun, hands-on experiments!

Delve into the past and discover Eagle Valley’s rich mining history. Learn about the rocks, minerals, and gems that make Colorado so colorful, and maybe even strike it rich panning for gold!

  • Eagle: July 12 – July 16 | $300
  • Avon: July 26 – July 30 | $300
  • Register here

What does it take to grow a garden? Join us on an exciting journey throughout the Eagle River Valley as we solve plant mysteries of all kinds! We will develop our green thumbs, help our garden thrive, and have some exciting adventures along the way.

Delve into the past and discover Eagle Valley’s rich mining history. Learn about the rocks, minerals, and gems that make Colorado so colorful, and maybe even strike it rich panning for gold!

  • Eagle: July 12 – July 16 | $300
  • Avon: July 26 – July 30 | $300
  • Register here

Hike through magical mountain life zones, wander the Eagle River Watershed, and find your way with map and compass. Take a look at what it really means to live downstream and participate in a local river clean-up project.