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Rosie's Discovery Camps

Summer Camp Registration Now Live!

Book your summer adventure today!

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. 
  • Content is intended for children ages 5-9 years old during the school year and 5-12 years old during the summer. 

Camp Policies and Procedures

Camp FAQs

Registration How To

Camp Pricing 

  • Please note: Payment is due at the time of registration. Scholarships are available for up to 25% 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 9am-4pm: Non-member: $75, member $60 
    • Full Week 9am-4pm: Non-member: $305, member $275 

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations with at least 3 weeks 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 weeks 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.

Have Questions? Contact us at 720-375-9986 or camps@butterflies.org

Are you in need of financial assistance?

We are a proud member of the My Spark Denver program which provides $1,000 to eligible middle school students to participate in youth activities. If your child is a DPS middle school student, apply for My Spark Denver today and use your card for any of our programs.

Rosie's Discovery Spring Camps

Join us for Spring Break Camp at Butterfly Pavilion.

Spring Break Camp

Rosie's Discovery Summer Camps

Join us for Summer Camp at Butterfly Pavilion.

Summer Camp

Rosie's Discovery Fall Camps

Join us for Fall Camp at Butterfly Pavilion.

Fall Break Camp

Rosie's Discovery Winter Camps

Join us for Winter Camp at Butterfly Pavilion.

Winter Camps

Exhibits

Origins

Discover the fascinating world of genetic building blocks and their role in shaping animal diversity.

Live Chrysalis Camera

See butterflies as they emerge in Butterfly Pavilion’s Wings of the Tropics with our high-definition zoo cams and live feeds.

Wings of the Tropics

Walk among free-flying butterflies in a tropical paradise.

Colorado Backyard

This immersive exhibit connects guests to the rich and diverse life that surrounds us, and inspires a greater commitment to conserve all of our natural treasures in Colorado and beyond.

Survival

Transport yourself to the Survival exhibit, home of Rosie the tarantula and other small wonders! Explore and learn about dozens of species of arthropods. Sharpen your observation skills as you discover animals hidden in their native habitats.

Water’s Edge

Explore the incredible diversity of underwater invertebrates.

Outdoor Gardens

Experience the wonder of Colorado’s wild invertebrates! The outdoor gardens at Butterfly Pavilion are designed to provide habitat for native invertebrates with a focus on native pollinators, while also providing four-season beauty and a place to wander, relax, and learn.

Upcoming Events

Butterfly Pavilion’s Adult Pride Night

June 20, 2024, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Register now!

Father's Day Pollinator Project!

Join us this Father's Day to celebrate Dad and our pollinator friends by building a Pollinator Hotel at Butterfly Pavilion!
Register Now!

Volunteer for Pollinators 2024

May 18, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Register now!