Adventure awaits

Want to explore one of America's biggest urban parks with new friends? Camps at Shelby Farms Park encourage kids to connect with nature through exploration, inspiration, discovery and fun! Campers will learn about wildilife, watersheds, local food systems, urban forests and about themselves thorough innovative, hands-on activities.

2017 Summer Camps

Nature Camp (grades K-2) and Adventure Camp (grades 3-6) fun includes nature hikes, archery, water recreation, fitness classes and environmental education session that are tailored to each camp's age groups. Equestrian Camp (grades 3-9) offers several options for beginners and one session for advanced riders. 


1:6 counselor/camper ratio | registered nurse on duty at all times
nutritious lunch + healthy snacks provided | lifeguard on duty during water recreation
CPR/First Aid certified counselors | camp director with teaching certification

All camps are in session from 8:30am-2:30pm.
Aftercare is available until 5:30pm upon request.*

Nature Camp (Grades K-2) | Download Registration Form
Session I: June 12-16
Session II: June 26-30

Adventure Camp (Grades 3-6) | Download Registration Form
Session I: June 5-9
Session II: 19-23

$180 (Park Members) | $200 (nonmembers)
Registration fee includes lunch and snacks. Multi-child discount availale.

*Aftercare is an additional $50 per week.


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Equestrian Camp offers beginner sessions and an advanced camp session for budding equestrians. 

Beginners (Grades 3-9) | Download Registration Form

Session I: June 5-9
Session II: June 12-16
Session III: June 19-23

Cost: $315 (Park Members) | $350 (nonmembers)

Advanced Session IV June 26-30 is FULL

Spring Break Camp

2018 dates coming soon!

Camp isn't just for summer! Spring Break Camp offers a wide variety of activities for grades 3-6 that encompass all the fun of summer! Spring Break Camp offers guided hikes nature hikes, archery lessons, water recreation, fitness classes and environmental education sessions.

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