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2016 Junior Naturalist Summer Camp

Registration for the general public will be available on this website at 10am, May 1st.  Please go to our Registration page.

Become a Junior Naturalist and explore the great outdoors. Mingle with plants, animals and everything in between. Five days of nature activities - adventures galore!

A group of Junior Naturalists

Full day Junior Naturalist Camps are available to children who have just completed grades one to four, or four to six, with the exception of Camps #1, #6 and #9, which are half-day programs available to children who have completed kindergarten to grade 2.

Please note: Preschool children and/or children starting Kindergarten in September cannot be accepted.


JNCRegistration: Advance registration and discounts for members of the Friends of the Garden will be available at mid-April, 2016. Registrations must be submitted online. To register in person, please visit the Botanical Garden when it is open to the public, starting May 1, 2016.  Registrants will be asked to fill out an online form while at the Garden, using one of our computers.


2016 Registered Participants (**This section will be updated in June of 2016. To see what we asked the 2015 participants to bring to camp feel free to look at the 2015 JNC Confirmation Package)

The confirmation package for registered participants can be found here: 2016 JNC Confirmation Package

Please fill out the 2016 JNC Confirmation From here.  This includes required information for each participant including health info forms, and our photo release waiver.

Program Duration

Camps #1, #6, and #9: Half-day programs: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(Parents may drop-off children at 8:45 a.m. & pick them up before 1:30 p.m.)

Camps #2-5 and #7-8: Full day programs: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Parents may drop-off children at 8:45 a.m. & pick them up before 4:30 p.m.) 

Pick-up / Drop-off: Parents may drop-off children at 8:45 a.m. and must pick-up before 1:30 or 4:30 p.m., depending on the program.