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Spring Break Camp

No homework required during this two-day mini camp for grades K-5. Spend your days off enjoying some good-natured fun with a Quarry Hill naturalist discovering the many signs of spring emerging in the park. Explorers, birders, photographers - read on to see which camp is designed especially for your age group.

  • Advance registration is required. Register online here beginning March 1.
  • Camp runs for two days - March 29 & March 30 OR April 1 & 2
  • Inclement weather back up date are scheduled. 
  • Please dress for weather conditions - campers will by outdoors for the majority of the camp.
  • Campers should wear shoes that can get wet & muddy.
  • Small class sizes ensure hands-on participation for all campers.
  • Understanding the movement of participants may not always allow for 6 ft distance, masks are required when unable to social distance outdoors. Masks are required at all times when indoors.

    Please read our COVID-19 Preparedness Guidelines here.

Register according to campers current grade:

Muck and Slime for grades K-1 
March 29 & 30 - 9:00 - 11:30 am
March 29 & 30 - 1:00 - 3:30 pm
April 1 & 2 - 9:00 - 11:30 am
Fee $60, $50 members 
Do you love ooey-gooey nature and science? Explore the wonders of sticky mud, messy nature, and slimy critters! From the classroom to the forest to the pond, we’ll have fun exploring, investigating and crafting with the messy side of nature!

Bonkers for Birds for grades 2-3 
March 29 & 30 - 9:00 - 11:30 am
March 29 & 30 - 1:00 - 3:30 pm
April 1 & 2 - 9:00 - 11:30 am
Fee $60, $50 members 
Join us this spring as things are ‘going to the birds’ at Quarry Hill.  We will trap live birds, hold them, band them, and release them. This bird focus will help us learn more about their amazing adaptations and their importance in our natural world.

Spring Nature Photography for grades 4-5
March 29 & 30 - 9:00 - 11:30 am
March 29 & 30 - 1:00 - 3:30 pm
April 1 & 2 - 9:00 - 11:30 am
Fee $65, $55 members 
Join Quarry Hill staff to explore the great outdoors with camera in hand – searching to capture the essence of all things spring! Quarry Hill will provide the digital cameras and laptops for editing photos. Campers will also be able to store photos on their own, Quarry Hill provided 4GB flash drive in order to take them home.