Nature and Animal Camps

This page lists summer camps in the Gainesville, Florida area focusing on nature study and/or animals.
4-H Nature and Animal Summer Camps

All About Insects: July 15th - 19th / 9am - 4pm 8 yr - 12 yrs $175 Fascinated by insects and want to learn more? Spend the week learning all about ...

Camp Week: 7/15-7/19, 7/22-7/26
Half/Full: Full Day
July 15th - 26th, 2019
Grades: Elementary
Age: Varies depending on program
Varies depending on program
2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Camp Kids in the Woods at the Austin Cary Forest

Is your 7th-10th grade child looking for a fun adventure this summer? Consider Camp Kids in the Woods! Campers will conduct various field exploration ...

Camp Week: 6/10-6/14, 6/24-6/28
Half/Full: Full Day
June 10th - 14th and June 24th - 28th, 2019
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Grades: Middle School, High School
Age: rising 7th-10th graders
10625 NE Waldo Road, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Camp Shands Boy Scout Resident Summer Camp

Camp Shands’ summer camp program is designed for Boy Scouts who want to achieve advancement by earning merit badges, learn Scouting skills and have a ...

Half/Full: Full Day
June 16th - July 20th, 2019
Hours: Overnight
Age: Boys, rising 2-3rd grade and 4-5th grade
See website for rates
1453 Baden Powell Road, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
Costa Rica Family Rainforest Camp with Florida Museum of Natural History

The Florida Museum invites you and your family to join us at Selva Verde Rainforest Reserve in Costa Rica. Explore fascinating wildlife and forest eco ...

Camp Week: 7/1-7/5
Half/Full: Full Day
June 30th -July 6th 2019
Hours: 7 days - overnight
Grades: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Age: families with children ages 5-17
$1,570 per person (double occupancy) Land cost only. D...
c/o Holbrook Travel, Gainsville, FL, 32609
Eat Your Plants Summer Camp

Learn about gardening while tasting new food! Kids love eating different vegetables when they’ve planted, harvested, and cooked them. Your child will ...

Camp Week: 6/3-6/7, 6/10-6/14, 6/17-6/21, 6/24-6/28
Half/Full: Full Day
Hours: 9am-3pm
Age: 6-11
$225/week, $45 daily drop in
Pay by the Day: Yes
2025 NW 6th St, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Florida Museum of Natural History Summer Camps

Enjoy Summer Camps at the Museum! Camps create lasting friendships and memories through hands-on, minds-on activities and exploration. Unearth fossils ...

Registration Deadline: Pre-registration is required. Registration for each wee...
Camp Week: 6/10-6/14, 6/17-6/21, 6/24-6/28, 7/8-7/12, 7/15-7/19, 7/22-7/26, 7/29-8/2
Half/Full: Half Day Morning, Half Day Afternoon, Full Day
weekly sessions all summer except for July 4th week
Hours: Half-Day Camps: 8:30AM - 12:00Noon / 1:00PM - 4:30P...
Grades: Elementary, Middle School
Age: Camps are designed for students enrolled in grades 1-4 ...
see website for rates
3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, Florida, 32611
Millhopper Montessori School Summer Camps

Get ready for the ultimate experience of summer! Millhopper Montessori School (MMS) invites children ages 2 through 8th grade to join our adventure-fi ...

Camp Week: 6/10-6/14, 6/17-6/21, 6/24-6/28, 7/1-7/5, 7/8-7/12, 7/15-7/19
Half/Full: Half Day Morning, Full Day
June 10-July 19 (no camp on July 4th)
Hours: Half Day, Full Day
Grades: Preschool, Elementary, Middle School
Age: ages 2-8th grade
Morning Program * 7:30—9:00 a.m. $6/hour Half Day Opt...
8505 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32606
Oak Hall Summer Camps

Oak Hall offers more than 70 different summer camp programs including half and full day variety camps, and specialty camps for all ages. The Oak Hall ...

Camp Week: 6/3-6/7, 6/10-6/14, 6/17-6/21, 6/24-6/28, 7/1-7/5, 7/8-7/12, 7/15-7/19, 7/22-7/26
Half/Full: Half Day Morning, Half Day Afternoon, Full Day
Weekly Sessions all of June and July
Hours: full day and half day camps available. Visit website fo...
Age: 3 yrs - 18 yrs
Varies by camp. Visit website for details.
Oak Hall School: 7715 SW 14th Avenue,, Gainesville, FL, 32608
UF Entomology Field Summer Camp

Come join the Bug Club as we adventure outdoors on collecting trips, learn how to trap and curate insects, build pest resistant structures, plant butt ...

Camp Week: 6/24-6/28
Half/Full: Full Day
June 24th-28th 2019
Hours: 8:30am-4:00pm
Grades: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Age: rising 5th through 12th graders
$175 (fee includes T-shirt, insect collecting equipment...
University of Florida Entomology and Nematology Department, 1881 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, Florida, 32611
Young Leaders for Wild Florida Summer Program

Do you want to spend two weeks this summer out in the woods, coasts and swamps of North Florida? Do you want to empower yourself as a leader for Flori ...

Camp Week: 6/10-6/14, 6/17-6/21
Half/Full: Full Day
June 10-22
Hours: 9am-4pm
Grades: High School
Age: 16-19
$30-$270 ($30 for students on free/reduced lunch, $130 ...
Alachua Conservation Trust Prairie Creek Lodge, 7204 Co Rd 234, Gainesville, FL, 32641