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Kids Nature Camps at Butterfly Pavilion

Spring Camp Registration is Live and Summer Camps Will Be Available on February 1! Join us for any of our winter camps below!

Winter, Spring & Summer 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.

 Butterfly Pavilion Camp COVID-19 FAQ

 Camp FAQs

If you have questions or concerns, please email mcopan@butterflies.org.


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

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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! 

Special thanks to our camp sponsor!

Spring Camps

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? Join us as we learn about the different plants and animals in the different biomes found in our home state.

Learn More About Spring Camps

Summer Camps - 6/1 - 8/13

Explore the world of invertebrates this summer with Butterfly Pavilion in a series of hands on summer camp programs that your kids will love!

Learn More About Summer Camps

Winter Camps with Butterfly Pavilion

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.

Learn More About Winter Camps

Exhibits

Live Chrysalis Camera

See butterflies as they emerge in Butterfly Pavilion’s Wings of the Tropics!

Colorado Backyard

Butterfly Pavilion's newest interactive 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.

Wings of the Tropics

Walk among free-flying butterflies in a tropical paradise.

Crawl-A-See-Em

Transport yourself to the Crawl-A-See-Em, 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 & Nature Trails

Explore the lifecycle of a Colorado ecosystem.

Daily Programs & Showtimes

There’s always something new to discover at Butterfly Pavilion! Join Butterfly Pavilion’s interpretive specialists to learn more about the amazing plants and animals at the zoo. Daily programs can include feeding demonstrations, animal encounters, guided tours, and interactive presentations.

Upcoming Events

Winter Camps at Butterfly Pavilion

Explore the world of invertebrates with Butterfly Pavilion this Winter!
Register For Winter Camps

2021 Summer Camps at Butterfly Pavilion

6/1 - 8/13
Explore the world of invertebrates this summer with Butterfly Pavilion in a series of hands on summer camp programs that your kids will love!
Register Here

Spring Break Camps: Colorado Ecosystems

March 22nd - April 2nd
Discover the incredible plants & invertebrates that inhabit our local Colorado ecosystems!
Register Here