Nature and Art Camp Registration (ages 5 through 12)

Spend the summer with the Cibolo Nature Center & Farm! We offer a full-day or a half-day experience immersed in our beautiful 160 acres of nature. Our morning sessions are filled with learning in nature and our afternoon sessions focus on creativity and art. Camps will use both the Cibolo Nature Center and Herff Farm campuses, and participants will have time in and around the creek everyday. Choose one of our fun adventures for a half or full day.

Nature Camp (morning) registration costs increase from $160 to $175 per camper at 9am on Monday, June 3rd!
Ages 5 through 12
9am - 1:30pm


Nature Camp (weeks 2 and 5 - fishing) registration costs increase from $185 to $200 at 9am on Monday, June 3rd!
Ages 5 though 12
9am - 1:30pm


Art Camp (afternoon) registration costs increase from $175 to $190 per camper at 9am on Monday, June 3rd! 
Ages 5 through 12 
1:30pm - 4:30pm

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY
Registration fees are non-refundable unless determined by a medical emergency or illness. A doctor's note must be provided for a medical cancellation refund. Any other refunds are subject to a $25 cancellation processing fee.

2020 Summer Camp Information

Descriptions & Registration Price

WEEK #1 Nature Focus

Wonders of Wildlife
June 8-12
9am-1:30pm
Take a deeper look into the life and environment of plants and animals! Meet skunks, opossums, bugs, reptiles and bats up close and personal. Learn how to find and identify native plants and how animals use plants everyday.

$160.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #1 Art Focus

Paint Your World
June 8-12
1:30pm-4:30pm
Take a walk through the CNC's four distinct ecosystems and paint the beautiful nature all around you that you can see. You will learn new techniques and will use many different types of media. This is a hands-on painting camp using the natural world as inspiration. We will also have fun swimming in the creek and exploring the outdoors every day!

$175.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #2 Nature Focus

Wet and Wild Fishing Camp
June 15-19
9am-1:30pm
Spend your week playing in the Cibolo Creek! Learn how to use different fishing methods in the creek and the marsh and learn about aquatic ecosystems and wildlife. Take a deep dive into the world of fish and their ecosystems, all while going for a swim in the coolest creek in Boerne.

$185.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #2 Art Focus

Weaving Wonderland
June 15-19
1:30pm-4:30pm
With natural materials from the creek, the prairie, and the woodlands at the CNC & Farm, we'll create art through the techniques of weaving, wet-felting and more. We'll have fun swimming in the creek and exploring nature every day!

$175.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #3 Nature Focus

Mad Scientists on the Land
June 22-26
9am-1:30pm
Become a young scientist! Become an expert on plants and animals and identify them right in your own backyard or on family hikes. We'll create science experiments using things we find in nature on the land and in the creek and we'll have fun exploring critters in our marsh.

$160.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #3 Art Focus

Found in Nature!
June 22-26
1:30pm-4:30pm
Explore your creative vision in three dimensions! We'll build masterpieces using found objects in nature and mixed media to be proud of. We'll have fun swimming in the creek and exploring nature outdoors every day.

$175.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #4 Nature Focus

Survive in the Wild!
July 6-10
9am-1:30pm
Do you know how to provide food and shelter for yourself in the wilderness? Learn how to look for animals using tracking techniques and how animals build shelters. We will take what we learn from animals and apply it to our world. We will build our own shelters, catch fish and learn how to survive in nature.

$160.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #4 Art Focus

Light, Shadows and Wind Art
July 6-10
1:30pm-4:30pm
Play with light and wind through art this week. We'll go outside and use our senses to create imaginative artworks. Imagine these possibilities of the sun and the wind while having fun swimming in the creek and exploring nature outdoors every day.

$175.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #5 Nature Focus

Wet and Wild Fishing Camp
July 13-17
9am-1:30pm
Spend your week playing in the Cibolo Creek! Learn how to use different fishing methods in the creek and the marsh and learn about aquatic ecosystems and wildlife. Take a deep dive into the world of fish and their ecosystems, all while going for a swim in the coolest creek in Boerne!

$185.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #5 Art Focus

Make Stuff with Nature
1:30pm-4:30pm
July 13-17
We'll marvel in the outdoors as young artists immersed in nature. We will use materials found in nature to make master works. Painting with mud and leaves and spending the afternoon among the creek, woods, and trails filled with the natural beauty of the outdoors. We'll have fun swimming in the creek and exploring every day.

$175.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK # 6 Nature Focus

Wildlife Scientist Camp
July 20-24
9am-1:30pm
Get up close with wildlife with a focus on reptiles and amphibians! Learn how to find, tag and track animals that live nearby. We will identify and observe animals in our four distinct ecosystems - the creek, the marsh, the woodlands and the prairie. Learn about snake movements and other reptile fun!

$160.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #6 Art Focus

Upcycled Art
July 20-24
1:30pm-4:30pm
Bring your imagination and we will work together to create artful masterpieces using recycled materials such as paper towel rolls, bottle caps, cereal boxes and more! Be a sustainable artist while also having fun swimming in the creek and exploring nature outdoors every day.

$175.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #7 Nature Focus

Wildlife Champions
July 27-31
9am-1:30pm
Let's explore plants, birds, fish, bugs, reptiles and amphibians together! We will explore animal behavior, habitats and ways we can help make a difference for them at the CNC and in our own backyards. We'll have fun in the creek and explore the four ecosystems of the nature center.

$160.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #7 Art Focus

Sketching in Nature
July 27-31
1:30pm-4:30pm
Let's have fun as we sketch from our imagination outdoors immersed in nature! This camp is for the new-to-drawing, the more experienced young artist and everyone in between. We'll have fun swimming in the creek and exploring nature every day.

$175.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #8 Nature Focus

Wild Things
August 3-7
9am-1:30pm
Let loose and have fun outdoors! We will spend our last camp of the summer in nature playing in the creek, making nature-based forts and enjoying all of the woods, wetlands, and grasslands of the nature center and having adventures galore!

$160.00
*REQUIRED

WEEK #8 Art Focus

Art Experiments
August 3-7
1:30pm-4:30pm
Using science to create works of art, such as creating your own paint brushes and natural dyes with items found in nature while using every day items to make amazing masterpieces. We'll have fun swimming in the creek and exploring nature outdoors every day!

$175.00
*REQUIRED