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REMINDER: Don’t miss out! You still have time to participate in our annual Bug-A-Boo indoor trick-or-treating event, with the last day on Saturday, October 30! Butterfly Pavilion will still be open during our regular hours on Halloween!

Kids, Ages 5-12, Nature Camps at Butterfly Pavilion

Join us during the winter for our out of school day camps below!

Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer Camps

PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent developments around COVID-19 in Colorado, Butterfly Pavilion has been following strict guidelines to keep campers and our staff safe. Please see our COVID-19 FAQ below. We are making many modifications and taking many precautions to continue providing a safe, fun in-person 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 boram@butterflies.org.


 

Winter Break Camps

Wednesday December 22:

Snails and Slugs: Have you ever seen a snail next to a slug? What’s the difference? Gather with us as we discover what makes a snail, versus a slug and how they like to shine bright like holiday lights!

 

Thursday December 23:

Beetles, Beetles, Beetles: Do you like beetles? If you do, this is the camp for you! Learn with us as we uncover the amazing qualities of these animals that make up most of the invertebrate population.

 

Monday December 27:

Bright Jellies: Do you know what a sea jelly is? Why do these animals light up? Dive down deep with us as we find out why they light up and what the various patterns and colors might mean.

 

Tuesday December 28:

Big and Small Jellies: How big can a sea jelly get? What is the smallest size of sea jelly? Spend the day with us as we learn about the different sizes of sea jellies and what that means for you the next time you go swimming.

 

Wednesday December 29:

Different Jellies: Sea jellies are only found in the oceans, right? Join us as we discover if sea jellies are found only in the sea and how they might change, depending on where they live.

 

Thursday December 30:

Cephalopods: Nautilus and Cuttles: What is a cephalopod? How are these animals similar? Spend one of the last days of the year with us as we try to answer these questions and discover how these animals relate to us.

 

Monday January 3:

Cephalopods: Squid and Octopus: How are an octopus and squid related? How can you tell them apart? Join us in the new year as we learn about these nautical creatures and how their colors, textures, and patterns help them survive.

 

Monday January 17:

Martin Luther King Day, Electric Pokémon: Join us for another spectacular day, all centered around electric type Pokémon! Learn about these amazing creatures and how they relate to animals found all around the world!


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.
  • Content is intended for children ages 5-12 years old

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!