Summer Camps

Hands-on nature camps for the Lehigh Valley and Carbon County, PA

Ecology Camp

Hybrid Format | June 22-25, 2021

Meet each morning at LGNC! Campers will…

  • Enjoy safe, socially-distanced outdoor nature explorations at the Lehigh Gap Wildlife Refuge from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Learn about birds, plants, insects, and other living and nonliving things
  • Receive a take-home kit with exploration tools and educational materials that campers will keep to continue their discoveries!

Continue exploring at home! Campers will…

  • Return home at 11:30 a.m. to investigate the day’s topic in their own backyard
  • Complete self-paced, inquiry-based activities and maintain a nature journal
  • Share their discoveries with Nature Center staff and other campers through an end-of-day virtual gathering!

Safety: In light of the pandemic, campers will remain distanced and will be required to wear a mask at all times. Masks will be provided upon request. Registration will be limited to 10 students.

Who is Eligible: Any student finishing grades 5-7!

Registration Fee: $80 per student. Financial aid is available upon request.

Schedule: The 2021 Ecology Camp will take place June 22-25. Daily schedule:

  • 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at LGNC
  • Afternoon at home
  • 4:00 p.m. on Zoom

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To Register: Click Here!

Budding Naturalist Mini-Camp

Limited In-person Format | July 13-15, 2021

Meet daily at LGNC!

In order to remain safely distanced, LGNC is offering two, smaller camp sessions this year. Sign up for either the morning (8:30-11:30) or afternoon (1:30-4:30) session.

Campers and their parent/guardian will…

  • Enjoy safe, socially-distanced outdoor nature explorations at the Lehigh Gap Wildlife Refuge
  • Participate in a read-along story time with Nature Center staff
  • Learn about birds, plants, insects, and other living and nonliving things
  • Receive a take-home kit with exploration tools and educational materials that campers will keep to continue their discoveries!

Safety: In light of the pandemic, camp attendees will remain distanced and will be required to wear a mask at all times. Masks will be provided upon request. Registration will be limited to 5 students + parent/guardian per session.

Who is Eligible: Any student finishing grades K-2! All campers must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Registration Fee: $60 per student. Financial aid is available upon request.

Schedule: The 2021 Ecology Camp will take place July 13-15.

  • Morning registrants attend 8:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Afternoon registrants attend 1:30-4:30 p.m.

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