Check Back for Summer 2022 Information

Summer is a great time to get kids outdoors to not only play but get connected to the greater world around them. Our summer camps are for youth ages 3-15, grouped by age. Each camp session has a different theme so your child can enjoy one or enjoy them all!

Registration for camp programs is required. Space is limited.

Mini Naturalists: Ages 3-6

A great hands-on introduction to nature for these budding naturalists. Our mini naturalists will have an hour long program that will include games, crafts, and hikes. Parents encouraged to stay for program.

Nature Navigators: Ages 7-10

This program will have kids investigating nature through hands-on experiences in the great outdoors. This two-hour long program will include fun nature activities, games, and crafts. 

Adventurers: Ages 11-15

Let's go on an outdoor adventure! This two-hour long program will have campers trying new activities, exploring nature, and staying overnight in a cabin during Outdoor Quest. 

**Outdoor Quest has been canceled for the 2021 summer. Check back for summer 2022 information.

Check Out These Great Partner Camps Too!

O'Brien County Conservation has partnered with different organizations throughout O'Brien County to offer even more nature programming for youth during the summer. To learn more click on the programs below.

With Iowa State University Extension & Outreach

  • Summer Solstice Camp
  • Paddle Camp

With Sheldon Parks & Recreation

  • Critter Encounter
  • Child vs. Wild
  • Get Your Paddle Wet