Camp 2 U!

Live & Interactive Videos | Hands-on Kits | Get-outdoors Activities

Introducing Camp 2 U!

Your Wildlands Conservancy summer camp team is bringing all the fun, adventure and wonder of the nature right to your home! Our sought-after on-age-level experiences will excite and engage via live and interactive videos, hands-on kits and get-outdoors activities.


We will not offer in-person summer camp this season. Instead, we will continue to deliver Camp 2 U!, a kid-centered, nature-focused experience that fosters a greater connection with nature, right here at home, safe, interactive, fun, and completely Wildlands.

What’s in a Week of Camp 2 U!?

Delivered via Google Classroom with age-level sessions for You & Me/Pre-K, K-2, 3-5 and 6+, each week includes:

  • A camp-filled day focused being outside – minimal screen time!
  • Live and interactive video presentations with our educators
  • Dedicated time for campers to connect with campers
  • Nature hikes, led remotely by summer camp educators
  • Animal Ambassador presentations
  • Hands-on activity kits (picked up in advance)
  • Friday “campfire” to close out the week!

One week of Camp 2 U! –  $75.00/session


Camp 2 U! Daily Schedule:


  • 9 AM Good morning and welcome! Kids will meet in a Google Classroom with their age-group instructor to go over the lesson for the day and to interact with fellow campers.  (approx. 15 minutes)

  • A guided hike or nature-exploration experience. (approx. 15-20 minutes)

  • A craft or activity related to the day’s lesson (approx. 15 minutes)

  • Animal Ambassador Presentation: an educational meet & greet with our favorite furry, feathered and scaly friends.  (approx. 15 minutes)

  • Independent camper time – explore lessons on your own!

Camp materials kits will be available for pick up at our Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary the Saturday before camp starts. Additional information will be sent to you regarding kit pick-up upon registering. If you prefer to have these materials shipped to you and be charged $20 for shipping you may choose this option during registration. Kit shipment requests must be made at least 10 days before the first day of camp.


Register Today to Bring Camp 2 U!

June 15-19 | Rhythm of Nature |Levels: You & Me, Preschool, K-2, 3-5, 6+

Learn to hear the individual natural rhythms that play around us each day. Wind, pattering rain, bird song, insect hum and human noise blend into a symphony. Campers acquire the tools, knowledge and insight to deconstruct the rhythm and rebuild one of their own. Each day includes a sound based theme and recognizes nature’s rhythm is more than sound.

Fee: $75

Register : You & Me/Preschool  | K-2 | 3-5 | 6+

*please note that for You & Me/Preschool, an adult must be present to assist their campers. Please register one person per adult/child team.

June 22-26 | Outdoor Skills |Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6+

Sharpen your survival skills while developing a strong connection to nature. Campers acquire the techniques needed in order to survive in any type of outdoor environment. Throughout the week, learn to track wildlife, build shelter, and make fire. Our trained educators will introduce these and other basic wilderness survival skills using fun, hands-on lessons.

Fee: $75

Register: K-2 | 3-5 | 6+

June 29- July 2 | Outside Art |Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6+

Campers are immersed in principles guiding the natural world before employing the principles of art.  We understand the biodiversity found in our world by viewing it through someone else’s eyes. Featuring hands on exploration, drawing, painting, sculpting and other basic art forms.

Fee: $75

Register: K-2 | 3-5 | 6+

July 6-10 | Wild Things |Levels: You & Me/Preschool, K-2, 3-5, 6+

Solve challenges affecting wildlife caused by bizarre invasive species and humans, too! Discover what to do to make things better for animals where you live.  Explore habitats, meet our animal ambassadors, and have fun with experiments and educational games.

Fee: $75

Register: You & Me/Preschool | K-23-5 | 6+

*please note that for You & Me/Preschool, an adult must be present to assist their campers. Please register one person per adult/child team.

July 13-17 | Stories For The Wild Child |Levels: You & Me/Preschool, K-2, 3-5, 6+

When fiction meets reality, hungry caterpillars, Hedwig the owl and Stuart Little rustle in the leaves. Imagination, knowledge and exploration allow us to see the world in a new light. Our adventure begins when a story comes to life! Guest readers, games, crafts and experiments are the hub of our week. 6+ work together to create their own story.

Fee: $75

Register: You & Me/Preschool | K-23-5 | 6+

*please note that for You & Me/Preschool, an adult must be present to assist their campers. Please register one person per adult/child team.

July 20-24 | Water's Edge |Levels: You & Me/Preschool, K-2, 3-5, 6+

Find out what makes water behave the way it does, why it is fun to play with and weird things we can make it do. A week of fun and educational games, experiments, water play and discovery ends with you creating your own water obstacle course!

Fee: $75

Register: You & Me/Preschool | K-23-5 | 6+

*please note that for You & Me/Preschool, an adult must be present to assist their campers. Please register one person per adult/child team.

July 27-31 | Science in Nature |Levels: You & Me/Preschool, K-2, 3-5, 6+

Curiosity, experimentation, and discovery- unearth the thrill of science, technology and engineering enmeshed in the beauty of the natural world. Many of humankind’s greatest inventions were inspires by biomimicry and what a receptive mind observed in nature. What will you see?  What will you create? What part of nature will inspire you? Put your STEM glasses on through many hands-on experiments and investigations. 

Fee: $75

Register: You & Me/Preschool | K-23-5 | 6+

*please note that for You & Me/Preschool, an adult must be present to assist their campers. Please register one person per adult/child team.

August 3-7 | Running Water |Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6+

The second of our three water weeks, focuses on how humans effect water. We make choices every day. If we do not understand their impact, wrong choices unknowingly damage nature and the water it holds. Now is a great time to change our actions- to leave a positive trail behind us. Let’s play, experiment, discover and do better. Have fun and learn how to be a water warrior!

Fee: $75

Register: K-23-5 | 6+

August 10-14 | Realm of The Forest |Levels: You & Me/Preschool, K-2, 3-5, 6+

Magic and mystery fill the air! Come with us on an adventure into another realm! With the right mindset, the line between what we know as reality and what could be- what we see as fantasy, blurs. Is there possibility that what is beyond the tree line is truly enchanted? There is a bit of truth in every story.  Focus is on exploration, immersing ourselves in fantasy, myths and legends and proving or disproving they are real! It is fairy time for the younger campers!

Fee: $75

Register: You & Me/Preschool | K-23-5 | 6+

*please note that for You & Me/Preschool, an adult must be present to assist their campers. Please register one person per adult/child team.

August 17-21 | Living Water |Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6+

Did you know that there is more water in a potato than a chicken? Or that water can be found in rocks and the desert? Water is everywhere. People, crickets, robins, deer, frogs and all living things need it to live. On average, it makes up 65% of our bodies. Our third and final water week focuses on the relationship between animals and water. Curiosity, experimentation and discovery fill our days.  Let’s get wet!

Fee: $75

Register: K-23-5 | 6+

August 24-28 | Ecowarriors |Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6+

Discover how knowledge and action can start a movement. Together we will learn how to adjust our simple everyday habits in order to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. With hands on activities and fun experiments we will explore ways we can protect the environment we live in. SPECIAL GUESTS! Local Ecowarriors teach us what they do for planet earth.  It’s true, a single person, maybe you, makes a positive change.

Fee: $75

Register: K-23-5 | 6+

August 31- September 4 | Wild Endings |Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6+

Look 3 weeks into the future and you can see autumn. We have one last week of camp to dig into the outdoors together! What is in that kit to carry you through your final summer days and the months ahead? Join us for one last week of discovery and exploration until camp returns in 2021.

Fee: $75

Register: K-23-5 | 6+


Questions?

Contact Brandon Swayser, Education Administrator & Animal Care Manager

610.965.4397 X136

bswayser@wildlandspa.org.