Kids Nature Camps at Butterfly Pavilion
Spring & Summer Break Camp Registration will go live mid-January! Join us for any of our winter camps below!
Winter & Spring Camps
PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent developments around COVID-19 in Colorado, Butterfly Pavilion will be limiting our camp registration to 10 students per camp room (20 total campers) per day to encourage social distancing. We are making many modifications and taking many precautions in preparation for a safe, fun in-person summer camp and we will update parents and this site if this changes.
If you have questions or concerns, please email email@example.com.
Upcoming Winter Camps
This winter and spring we will be having a full day and half day camp-style workshops every Friday and on all out of school holidays to support learners ages 5-12. Whether your kiddo is doing remote learning, in-person, or a hybrid, we are here to support your families and children with fun, interactive themes with a safe cohort of students each week!
Friday January 8: Metamorphosis – Moths and Butterflies – Does a butterfly go into a chrysalis or a cocoon? How much do caterpillars eat? Come join us to learn about the incredible metamorphosis of moths and butterflies.
Friday January 15: Metamorphosis – Plants – Do plants have a life cycle? What are the different parts of a seed? Do bugs help plants grow? Come join us to learn about the incredible metamorphosis of plants.
Monday January 18 (MLK Day Camp): Tiny Giants – What is the biggest bug in the world? What about the smallest bug in the world? Do big and small bugs have the same adaptations? Come join us to learn about the different adaptations of the biggest and smallest bugs.
Friday January 22: Metamorphosis – Underwater – Does coral have a life cycle? Do sea jellies start out as baby jellies? Come join us to learn about the different ways underwater animals go through metamorphosis.
Friday January 29: Metamorphosis – Beetles, Ants, and Bees – Do beetles and bees have the same life cycle? What about ants and bees? How about beetles and ants? Come join us to learn about insect metamorphosis, and if all insects have the same life cycle.
Spring Break Camp: Colorado Ecosystems March 22-26
Have you ever wondered how animals in your backyard are different than those in the mountains? What about plants in the prairie vs. the plants in the wetlands? Come join us as we learn about the different plants and animals in the different biomes found in our home state.
Monday March 22: Prairie
Do tarantulas migrate down South? Are prairie dogs important for ecosystem health? What about ants? Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the prairie home.
Tuesday March 23: Wetland
Do dragonflies fly really fast? Are beavers important for wetland health? What kind of plants grow in a wetland? Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the wetland home.
Wednesday March 24: Mountain
Have you ever wondered where our state butterfly lives? What about if beetles harm the trees in the mountains or help them? Are wolves good for the environment or do they harm the environment. Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the mountains home.
Thursday March 25: Alpine
Does moss grow in the alpines? Do spiders live on the top of the mountains? What about butterflies? Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the alpine home.
Friday March 26: Urban
Are honey bees the only pollinators? Do centipedes like to live in or homes? What about spiders? Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the urban home.
Day 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.
- Full Day 9am-4pm: Non-member: $60, member $50
- Half Day: 9am-12pm: Non-member $36, member $30
- Full Week Full Day 9am-4pm: Non-member: $265, member $240
- Full Week Half Day: 9am-12pm: Non-member: $155, member $135
Extended Care Options
- Early Drop Off (8 am – 8:45 am): $10
- Late Pick Up (4:15 – 5:00 pm): $10
Butterfly Pavilion camps are designed to provide memorable experiences that connect kids to nature and encourage an appreciation for science. 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 STEAM disciplines.
- Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and experienced counselors who will inspire, and care for, your camper.
If you have feedback or want to see other fall offerings, please fill out our fall program survey here!