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Nature Camps

Nature Camps

Nature Camps

The adventure awaits! Campers will discover nature and wildlife, exercise creativity, all while learing to care for our environment. Camps take place when Pinellas County's schools are on break. See information below for ways to create amazing memories for your child. Fee assistance and discount options may be available. For more information, please contact (727) 893-7326.


Registration is first come, first served.



Participants must have an ADVANTAGE Membership.

Nature Programs

Not ready to sign up for a whole camp? Check out some of the other nature related programs we offer.

Young Naturalist Camp

November 25 - 27, 2019
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Environmental Studies AreaOak Hall


Kids in Young Naturalist Camp

Campers explore the natural world through nature hikes, games, and animal and plant studies. Through sharing discoveries, campers learn to work together, develop their personal creativity, and have fun.

Turtle Camp


November 25 - 27, 2019
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center


Kids in Pioneer Camp

Explore the fascinating world of turtles with hands-on learning, hikes, and live animal encounters. Campers spend time on the trails studying gopher tortoises, box turtles, and aquatic species.

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • $100
  • Extended care available from 8:00 to 9:00 AM and 4:00 to 5:00 PM for $15

Earth Science Camp

November 25 - 27, 2019
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center


Kids in Pioneer Camp

Campers learn about Florida's unique habitats and their inhabitants, get dirty during dip-netting, observe wildlife while hiking preserve trails, and acquire basic birding skills. Designed with new themes and guest programs throughout the summer, every day includes relevant natural history topics and exciting adventures, crafts, and activities. Different field trip destinations will be offered on Thursdays.

  • Ages 4 to 7
  • $100
  • Extended care available from 8:00 to 9:00 AM and 4:00 to 5:00 PM for $15

Pioneer Camp

November 25 - 27, 2019
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Environmental Studies Area Agricultural Building


Kids in Pioneer Camp

Campers will experience a time when family, friendship, and character were as important as food, water, and shelter. Activities are adapted from the Association of Experiential Education to foster team building.

School Groups

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve offers you and your students the perfect opportunity to learn more about Florida’s natural environment.

Students are invited to discover more about our natural and cultural heritage through our programs designed to help you achieve your curriculum learning objectives. Our programs connect with many aspects of the Sunshine Standards.

For more information or to schedule a program, call the Nature Center at (727) 893-7326 or email us.