Placer Nature Center Summer Camp

3700 Christian Valley RoadAuburn, CA 95602
Phone: (530) 878-6053Email: programs@PlacerNatureCenter.orgWebsite: Visit Website

2024 Summer Day Camps Experience 

Discover & Explore the Great Outdoors! Our camp sessions focus on different nature-related themes with hands-on science investigations! Limited scholarships are available.

Placer Nature Center's summer camp allows children to experience, discover, and explore the great outdoors! These three-day camp sessions focus on different nature-related themes with hands-on science investigations that meet California Content Standards in education! Each camp incorporates art, structured and unstructured play, writing, reading, and theme-related science experiments—they won't realize they are learning while having so much fun! Children are welcome to attend more than one camp. Scholarships are available! Visit  for more information.

Themes & Dates for Summer 2024

Dirt Made My Lunch, June 11-13, Ages 6-12 ~ Did you know that Honeybee’s dance? Would you like to find out why & more?

Bugs-Pollinators, Pests and Predators – June 18-20, 2010, Ages 6-12 ~Do those bumblebee bees have a fur coat? Does the praying mantis have claws? Who is that crawling through the bushes?   

Howlers – June 25-27 Ages 6-12 ~ Would you like to explore the world of Mammals? Want to learn how to read animal trails & navigate the web of life?

Dino Days – July 9-11, Ages 6-12 ~ Do you know what Dino relatives are alive today?

Geology and Rocks - July 16-18 - Ages 6-12  Do you know what minerals are in your toothpaste?

Water Worlds – July 23-25, Ages 6-12 ~ Explore all the wonders of water and who lives there.

Tuesday through Thursday

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reserve your child’s spot today before registration closes! 

~Please be reminded that EVERYONE must PREREGISTER. ~ 
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3700 Christian Valley Rd. Auburn, CA  95602

(530) 878-6053