5th/6th Grade Summer Camps

Register for 5th-6th Grade Camps


Week-long Day Camps

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’ 5th-6th grade summer science camps take a deeper dive into various scientific topics while integrating learning into daily local public trail exploration and hands-on activities.

All Summer Science Camps are age-appropriate and taught by qualified natural science educators that make learning safe and fun. Overnight camps take place at one of the historic 10th Mountain Division Huts!

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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!

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!

  • Avon: June 21 – June 23 (Shrine Ridge – Jay’s Hut) | $350
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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!

  • Avon: June 28 – June 30 (Shrine Ridge – Walter’s) | $350
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Who says stewardship can’t be fun? During this five-day, adventure-filled camp, campers will learn how to enjoy the wilderness while protecting the places we love.