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Please be advised: Butterfly Pavilion will be closing early on Sunday, March 3 at 2:00 p.m. with last admission at 1:15 p.m.

Kids, Ages 7-9, Rosie's Discovery Camps at Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion camps are designed to provide memorable experiences that connect kids to nature and encourage an appreciation for science and invertebrates, the tiny creatures that make the world work! Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

All Butterfly Pavilion camps feature…  

  • Hands-on activities that are engaging, informative, appeal to a variety of interests and abilities.  
  • Opportunities to explore Butterfly Pavilion and experience the plants and animals that call it home.  
  • Fun and exciting topics representing a range of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) disciplines.  
  • Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and experienced counselors who will inspire, and care for, your camper.  
  • Rosie’s Discovery Camps listed here are intended for children ages 7-9 years old.  


Rosie’s Discovery Camps for ages 7 – 9:

Junior Zookeeper

June 3-7 and July 22-26

Immerse yourself in the world of a zookeeper and experience what they do every day at Butterfly Pavilion!

**July 22-26 has only 2 spots left**

Aquatic Adventures

June 10-14 and July 8-12

Explore the world of aquatic animals and ecosystems in this adventure-filled camp!

Powerful Pollinators 

June 17-21  *To Celebrate National Pollinator Week* 

Explore the world of pollinators and discover their superpowers and why we rely on them!  Did you know that we wouldn’t have chocolate without them?

Creatures, Myths, and Legends

June 24-28

Where did the stories of sea monsters come from? What other real-life creatures have inspired some of our favorite tales? Join us as we explore cultural stories, myths, and legends centered around some of our most charismatic creatures!

**Sold Out**

Bug Bonanza

For the week of 4th of July, Butterfly Pavilion hosts one day camps.

July 1- Bug Bonanza Day One (Myriapod Mania): Join us as we explore the exciting universe of centipedes, millipedes, and other multiple-legged marvels.  

July 2- Bug Bonanza Day Two (Crustacean Crusaders): Dive deep into the world of crustaceans from marine coasts to freshwater creeks, and even your own backyard!  

July 3- Bug Bonanza Day Three (Insect Invasion): Get ready for an insect invasion, where we explore and discover the diverse and incredible lives of insects around the world! 

Spider Week

July 15-19 **To Celebrate Rosie's birthday** 

Join us as we learn more about our eight-legged friends, engage with these miraculous creatures, and hold Rosie, the tarantula! 

**Sold Out**

Backyard Biodiversity

July 29-August 2 

 From the biggest trees to the bunnies and bugs, to the microscopic critters living in the dirt and water, our own backyards and outdoor spaces are teeming with life. Join us as we explore the abundant universe of plants and animals bustling about all around us! 

Sensory Safari

August 5-9 

How do bugs experience the world? How do we perceive the bugs around us? Explore the five senses from the perspective of some of the most unique animals in the world!  

**Sold out**

Camp Policies and Procedures

Camp FAQs

Camp Registration FAQs

Camp Pricing 

  • Please note: Payment is due at the time of registration. Scholarships are available for up to 50% of camp cost for qualifying students. If you are applying for a scholarship, you must fill out the scholarship application form. 
  • Out-of-School Day Camps are sold as one-day camps, Spring Break and Summer Break are sold as week-long camps. 
    • Full Day 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. : : Non-member: $75, member $60 
    • Full Week 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. :  Non-member: $305, member $275 

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations with at least 3 week’s notice will be charged a 10% processing fee, and the remainder of the cost will be refunded to the customer. All cancellations and transfers must be made via e-mail to the Camp Director at least 3 weeks before the date of the camp and will be charged a 10% processing fee, with the remainder of the cost refunded to the customer. Transfers may only be made into camps that still have availability. No refund is given for cancellation with less than 3 week’s notice. This includes absence due to illness. A full refund will be given to the customer if the Butterfly Pavilion cancels a camp for any reason. 
  • *Please note, we close camp registration one week before the start date of camp. You will not be able to sign up for camps after registration closes. Thank you for your understanding. 

Medication at Camp

  • If your child requires emergency, prescription, or over-the-counter medication during camp, a parent/guardian and the child’s physician must complete and submit the appropriate Colorado Allergy and Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Plan, Colorado Asthma Care Plan, and/or Medication Administration form two weeks prior to your child’s first day of camp. Upon review of your camper’s forms, it may be necessary to meet with the parent/guardian to develop a Health Plan.

Is the Camp you want to register for sold out? Join our waitlist and be informed as soon as a spot opens up.

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