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Summer Camp Registration is OPEN!!

Summer Camp at Silver Lake Nature Center:

Silver Lake Nature Center’s grounds have about 4.5 miles of trails routed through a variety of habitats, including; Coastal Plain woodlands, lake, marshes, fields, wet meadows, and an unglaciated bog. Our facilities house animals, classrooms, and offices, providing ample space for campers to thrive.

The camp runs for nine weeks from June 25 to August 24, full day from 9 am to 4 pm, with before and after care also available. Our camp is one of the most affordable in the county, with rates of $200 per week, and you can sign up for one week or all nine! Children ages 6 to 14 will get the personal attention of an average staff to camper ratio of 1:5.

Our camp features: college educated, adult staff; small group size; ability for campers to choose their own activities; a combination of structured and free time; interactions with peers in a safe setting; endless memories; AND new this year – offering FREE LUNCHES!

Click here for additional info on our Summer Camp for 6 to 14 Year Olds AND/OR for info on our Preschool Nature Camp for 4 to 5 Year Olds.


Calling All Preschoolers!!

SLNC’s Preschool Nature Camp provides a half day of fun-filled outdoor play and exploration. Our Early Childhood Education Specialist, PattiAnn Cutter, designed this program to increase children’s awareness of and connection to our Natural world.

4 – 5 Year Olds* are invited to join us for TWO weeks this summer, from July 9th to 13th and August 20th to 24th, from 9am to 12pm.

Preschool Campers will get to engage in Nature exploration excursions, outdoor games, creative arts, free-play in our “Natural Play Area,” science experiments, being Nature detectives, making new friends, and much more!

Fee per Preschool Camper is $120 per week. ($35 Household Membership is required.)For more info on Preschool Nature Camp, contact PattiAnn Cutter at 267-880-5022 or


*Must be at least 4 years old and “potty-trained” for Preschool Nature Camp.