Summer Camps

We offer a wide range of camps each summer for kids ages 4–14. At Shaver’s Creek, we’ve been inspiring discovery since 1976!

Wee WonderersWee Wonderers
Wee Wonderers - Ages: 4–5 (preschool/kindergarten)
In this all-day camp, preschoolers and kindergartners will meet friends of the forest and explore different habitats around Shaver's Creek.
Discovery CampDiscovery Camp
Discovery Camp - Ages: 6–8, entering first through third grades
Campers will delve into the amazing world of birds through hands-on activities, games, and exploration.
Explorer CampExplorer Camp
Explorer Camp - Ages: 9–11, entering fourth through sixth grades
Explorers will venture along the trails around Shaver’s woods, traveling further than their Discovery Camper counterparts, in their quest to discover all they can about mammals.
InvestigatorsInvestigators Camp
Investigators - Ages: 12–14
In 2024, Investigators will dive into the fantastic world of fungi! From identifying to tasting, we'll experience fungi in new and insightful ways.
Leaders-in-Training - Ages: 14–17
The LIT opportunity is for high school students interested in providing positive outdoor experiences to young campers!
Summer Camp JobsA group of summer campers make silly faces while posing for a picture.
Summer Camp Jobs - Find available positions for a variety of summer camps at Shaver's Creek.

Safety Plan

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