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Nature Camps

Nature Camps

The adventure awaits! Campers will discover nature and wildlife, exercise creativity, all while learning to care for our environment. Camps take place when Pinellas County's schools are on break. See information below for ways to create amazing memories for your child. Fee assistance and discount options may be available. For more information, please contact (727) 893-7326.


Registration is first come, first served.


Registration Information

REGISTRATION FOR FALL CAMPS IS NOW OPEN

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Nature Programs

Not ready to sign up for a camp? Check out some of the other nature related programs we offer.

Exploring Fall in Florida

November 21-23, 2022
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Hammock Hall3010 31st St. S., Gate 2


Explore the changes that occur during the fall season in Florida. Campers will investigate a variety of topics, including mushrooms, the changing colors of leaves, Florida's wild turkeys, and much more! Campers will head out on the trails each day and do fun hands-on activities.

  • Ages 7-8

  • Camp Fee:
  • $90/nonmembers
  • $75/Pinellas Pioneer Settlement members

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Nature Survival 101

November 21-23, 2022
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Ospey's Roost2900 31st St. S., Gate 1


Campers will spend the week learning how to identify and collect wild edible plants and how these plants were traditionally used in Florida.

  • Ages 6-11

  • Camp Fee:
  • $110/camper

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Pioneer Camp

November 21-23, 2022
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Agriculture Education Building 3010 31st St. S., Gate 2


Campers experience a time when family, friendship, and character were as important as food, water, and shelter. Activities are adapted from the Association of Experiential Education to foster team building, leadership, and self-esteem.

  • Ages 7-13

  • Camp Fee:
  • $90/nonmembers
  • $75/Pinellas Pioneer Settlement members
  • Extended Care fee: $15

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Sprouts Camp

November 21-23, 2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hammock Hall3010 31st St. S., Gate 2


Each day, the program includes a combination of nature stories, songs, games, crafts, and hikes to explore the outdoors. The goal is to nurture a child's curiosity, help them acquire developmentally appropriate skills, and instill appreciation and respect for the natural world.

  • Ages 3-4

  • Camp Fee:
  • $60/nonmembers
  • $40/Friends of Boyd Hill members

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Turtle Camp

November 21-23, 2022
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center 1101 Country Club Way S.


Explore the fascinating world of turtles with hands-on learning, hikes, and live animal encounters. Campers spend time on the trails studying gopher tortoises, box turtles, and aquatic species.

  • Ages 7-11

  • Camp Fee:
  • $110/camper

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Young Naturalist

November 21-23, 2022
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Hammock Hall 3010 31st St. S., Gate 2


Young Naturalist Camp focuses on nature and science topics. Exciting activities include nature hikes, games, and animal and plant studies. Campers explore the natural world, learn to share discoveries, work together, develop their personal creativity, and have fun.

  • Ages 5-6

  • Camp Fee:
  • $90/nonmembers
  • $75/Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve members

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School Groups

Explore the natural wonder of Florida with hands-on exploration, interactive games, field excursions, hikes, crafts, and songs designed to nuture a love of the great outdoors.

For more information or to schedule a program, call the Nature Center at (727) 893-7326 or email us.