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.


Play in the Park

October 9-13, 2017
9am - 12pm

Shelby Farms Park has teamed up with Theatre Memphis to bring an Acting Improv Camp for young actors ages 8-17!

Young actors will:

  • Be introduced to the principles of improvisation
  • Learn to work collaboratively with others
  • Use movement, voice and body to create an improvisation

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Nature Camp - June 4-8, 2018 + June 18-22, 2018
Adventure Camp - June 11-15, 2018 + June 25-29, 2018

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Nature Camp (grades K-2) and Adventure Camp (grades 3-6) fun includes nature hikes, archery, water recreation, fitness classes and environmental education sessions 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


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June 4-29, 2018
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Equestrian Camp offers beginner sessions and an advanced camp session for budding equestrians. 

Spring Break Camp

March 12-16, 2018
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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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