: Overnight Camps :
A $100.00 deposit is required for each enrollment to reserve the camper's place. Deposit is applied towards the program fee. Program fee for regular Overnight Camps is $285.00. Program fee for Overnight Mini Camps is $175.00.
|Week 1: June 10-14||
Week 5: July 8-12
|Week 2: June 17-21||Week 6: July 15-19|
|Week 3: June 24-28||Week 7: July 22-26|
|Week 4: July 1-3 (Mini Camp)|
|overnight camps||ages||week number|
|Eco Art (Mini Camp)||8-10||•|
|Frontier Ohio (Mini Camp)||9-11||•|
|Earth Avengers (Mini Camp)||12-14||•|
|Trailblazers (Mini Camp)||13-14||•|
|Leaders in Training Camp||14-15||•|
Looking for a transitional camp between day and overnight? Check out Challenge Camp for 8-9 year olds!
Regular Overnight Camps: $285
Regular Overnight Camps begin Monday at 9:00AM and run until Friday at 2:00PM. Come Friday at 2:00PM to see the Parent Program, a short production by campers.
Critter Encounter (ages 8-10)
This camp is an animal lover’s dream! Get up close and personal with reptiles, mammals, raptors and more. You will even take care of the Outdoor Education Center’s resident Box Turtles!
Aqua Explorers (ages 9-11)
Get wet and wild as you explore pretty ponds, quick creeks, and mucky bogs. Discover the water cycle through a variety of games and activities. A trip to the London Fish Hatchery makes this camp even wetter and better.
Rock Stars (ages 9-11)
Explore the rocks, fossils, and caves of the Glen, and the stars of the summer night sky. Go fossil hunting at Caesar Creek and enjoy a planetarium show at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery.
Go Green (ages 11-13)
Learn how to take care of the planet one action at a time. Plant seeds, build a solar oven, and visit a recycling center. You'll even have a chance to make recycled art!
Raptor Camp (ages 11-13)
Hawks, eagles, and owls are the focus of this awesome camp! Campers search for raptors in the Glen, and take trips to raptor habitats and nesting sites. Youll even care for a resident bird of prey at the Glen Helen Raptor Center. By popular demand, Raptor Camp will be offered twice this year....sign up early!
Night Camp (ages 11-13 and 13-14)
Become nocturnal, sleeping by day and exploring Glen Helen by night! Flying squirrels, owls, bats, and luna moths are your nighttime companions as you ramble through the woods and meander through the moonlight. SIgn up early for our most popular camp!
Survivor Camp (ages 12-14)
Can you build a campfire, navigate a trail, or construct an emergency shelter in the woods? Sharpen your survival skills while completing fun challenges to see if you have what it takes.
New Camp! Leaders in Training Camp (ages 14-15)
Would you like to do more for your community, home or school? Communication, decision-making, and conflict resolution will be taught through team-building challenges while still enjoying the hiking nd activities that make Ecocamp so much fun!
NEW! Mini Camps offered July 1-3, 2013: $175
Overnight Mini Camps begin Monday, July 1st at 9:00AM and run until Wednesday, July 3rd at 2:00PM. Come Wednesday, July 3rd at 2:00PM to see the Parent Program, a short production by campers.
EcoArt (ages 8-10)
Painting, sculpture, drawing, poetry, and more! Use the natural materials of Glen Helen to create cool art and fun crafts. Explore the Glen and let the discoveries you make in nature inspire the artist within you.
Frontier Ohio (ages 9-11)
Go back in time, experiment with pioneer cooking, make pioneer crafts, and experience artifacts from 8,000 years ago! Find out what life was like for kids living along the Ohio River in 1796. Campers go on a special field trip to Sunwatch Indian Village!
Earth Avengers (ages 12-13)
Become one of the planet's greatest superheros in this action-packed camp! Help discover how to harness the energy of the sun and streams, and turn trash into treasure. You will visit the Antioch Farm and perhaps even be able to "pick" your own lunch!
Trail Blazers (ages 13-14)
Hang out with your friends, and make new ones too, as you traverse the paths less traveled in the Glen. Using a map and compass, you will work as a team to survive the "wilderness" of the South Glen and the Little Miami River.