Explore Nature Provides different options to reach a wide range of ages and interests. Please read the full description in the 2024 Summer Camp Overview Document.pdf before signing up. 

All-Day camps

9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Price ranges from $120 to $150 per week 

Half-Day Preschool Camps

Preschool Discovery Mornings 

9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Price ranges from $80 to $100 per week


Preschool Camps at Nature Centers

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Price ranges from $75 to $125 per week 


Applications for Scholarships Opens February 2025  

This need-based scholarship opportunity has been made possible by generous public donors as well as the Cincinnati Parks Foundation Stephenson Sisters’ Scholarship Fund. This scholarship covers 80% of the cost of attending the camp. 


Camper Information

*Age-appropriate camps will appear once camper's age and grade have been filled in.*

You must fill out this section out BEFORE choosing your camp. 

Health and Medical Information Disclosure

Reasonable Accommodation

Cincinnati Parks is committed to providing a quality experience at all our parks and facilities by providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities upon request. If your child needs special assistance or accommodation such as adaptations for disabilities, cannot participate in certain activities, or if an interpreter is required, please select 'No' and complete the Special Accommodation Form. 

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all, campers are expected to:

  • Be toilet trained and able to use the toilet without assistance.
  • Stay with their assigned group with minimal reminders.
  • Be able to explore and move along natural terrain including trails, hills, and bridges. 
  • Engage appropriately in group activities and maintain self-control in social settings.


For detailed descriptions of each camp and other important information please refer to the 2024 Summer Camp Overview Document.pdf

Nature Camps in the Parks

    Preschool Discovery Mornings 

      California Woods 

        LaBoiteaux Woods

          Trailside Nature Center (Burnet Woods) 

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            Parent / Guardian Contact Information


            -I am 18 years or older
            -I hereby release and save harmless the Cincinnati Board of Park Commissioners and its employees from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or other claims arising out of this camp and its program.
            -In the event I cannot be reached in an emergency, I hereby give permission to the medical personnel selected by the camp director to administer treatment, including hospitalization, for my child as named above.
            -I give permission for my child to be photographed and for his/her picture to be used without identification or compensation in Park publications.
            -Camp fees are non-refundable and cannot be reduced for partial attendance. If a registered child cannot attend, you can DONATE your spot by calling 513-321-6208 . We will provide you with a donation letter.
            -In the event that a camp session is either cancelled or postponed, Cincinnati Parks will make every effort to contact every patron via e-mail, time permitting. While we regret the inconvenience caused by these circumstances, Cincinnati Parks cannot be held responsible for any cost or damage such postponement or cancellation may incur. All patrons purchasing from Cincinnati Parks must do so in the light of the above limitations.


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