5th/6th Grade Summer Camps



Week-Long Day Camps and Overnight Hut Trips

Walking Mountains’ 5th-6th grade summer science camps take a deeper dive into various scientific topics while integrating learning into daily trail exploration and hands-on activities. All Summer Science Camps are age-appropriate and taught by qualified natural science educators who make learning safe and fun.

Overnight camps take place at one of the historic 10th Mountain Division Huts!


Avon: June 12 – June 16 $325
*this camp is for participants who identify as girls or non-binary

The study of microbiology allows us to learn about life that we can’t see with our eyes! Spend time exploring outside with gal pals who are also excited about STEM, conduct experiments, and peer through microscopes to uncover the world of cells, viruses, fungi, and more!

Avon: July 5 – July 7 (Peter Estin Hut) $375

Using geographic tools and resources, learn how to navigate the land around you by exploring how humans and animals find their way! Bond with other campers while playing games, cooking meals together, and staying overnight in a 10th Mountain Division Hut. Have fun while testing your skills by going on night hikes and ending the week with a navigation challenge!

Eagle: July 10 – July 14 $325

Become a builder, gardener, innovator, and all around tinkerer! Explore the ways that farmers and gardeners innovate to create solutions, often taking inspiration from nature. We’ll build small and large scale projects in the garden together throughout the week.

Avon: July 31- August 2 (Fowler-Hilliard Hut) $375

Summit a peak, hike a ridge, gaze at the stars, and find your way with a map and compass in this exhilarating mountain adventure. Spend your days exploring and your nights playing games, reading stories, and eating s’mores with new friends!