Westchester County Parks Nature Camps will open in July with modifications, including smaller groups, for operating safely under New York State COVID-19 guidelines at the following locations:

  • Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains (914) 428-1005
  • Lenoir Nature Preserve, Yonkers (914) 968-5851
  • Marshlands Conservancy, Rye (914) 835-4466

A new family camp concept is being introduced at the Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation in Cross River (914) 864-7322. There will be seven, five-week sessions starting July 6. Prior to their session, families will pick up a “Family Camp Box” containing materials and supplies for their week of on-site activities, Once at camp, each day will consist of one to two hours of self-guided activities combined with one naturalist-led activity. Heavy rain and thunderstorms will cancel camp.

Registration
Register for any of our camps at Nature Camps online registration system

Cranberry Nature Camp
Set within beautiful wetlands, cliffs and forest of Cranberry Nature Preserve, Cranberry Nature Camp focuses on mammals, habitats and more. Camp runs in six, five-day sessions, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting Monday, July 6.

Groups and Tuition:

  • Happy Campers: Grades 1 to 3; six, one-week sessions offered
  • Creative Campers: Grades 4 to 6; six, one-week sessions offered
  • Exploring Campers: Grades 7 to 9; two, two-week sessions and one, one-week session offered
  • Tuition is $350 per camper per week

Lenoir Nature Camp
Through hands-on experiences, children entering Grades 1 to 6 will explore the earth and all her treasures. Lenoir Nature Camp engages children with arts and crafts, nature study, outdoor skills, Native American folklore, and cooperative games during one-week sessions. Camp runs in six, five-day sessions, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting Monday, July 6.

Groups and Tuition:

  • Soaring Eagles: Grades 1 to 3; six, one-week sessions
  • Clever Coyotes: Grades 4 to 6; seven, one-week sessions
  • Tuition is $350 per camper per week

Marshlands Nature Camp
Get crab crazy, build shelters and explore the pond and more at Marshlands Nature Camp, beginning Monday, July 6 and runs for six, five day sessions, split into two daily sessions: 9 a.m. to noon for children in grades 1 – 3 and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for children in grades 4 – 6.

Groups and Tuition:

  • Falcons: Grades 1 to 3, seven, one-week sessions
  • Hawks: Grades 4 to 6, six, one-week sessions
  • Tuition is $175 per camper per week

Trailside Family Camp
Fun, adventure and learning are now something campers at Trailside Nature Museum will get to share with their family. In this new program, families will receive a box of supplies, self-guided activities, maps and the undivided attention of a professional naturalist for a portion of each camp day. All activities will take place in the beautiful, biologically diverse Ward Pound Ridge Reservation where you’ll learn about turtles, flowers, rocks, ancestral skills and more. Tuition is $250 per family and includes camp supplies.