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Summer Camps 2021

All Kids Outside Again!

This summer marks 18 years that Wild Earth will get kids outdoors in the Hudson Valley.

At Wild Earth, all of the senses are engaged as campers meet local plants and animals, learn wilderness skills, create natural crafts, and build deep connections with friends and inspiring adult and teen mentors.

Guided by patterns we’ve observed in nature, we begin each day by gathering in the woods through songs, expressing gratitude, and finding new ways to play. We form smaller groups and set up camp in the forest by building fire pits and shelters. Our instructors tailor activities to the interests of the campers, fostering curiosity and guiding learning through skillful questions, opportunities for appropriate risk-taking and empowering challenges.

We’re committed to being accessible to all. Financial aid is available.

If you need financial aid, be sure to register to hold your space! We cannot hold a space without your registration. Click here to read our summer camp registration policies and Q&A.

Our camps often start waitlisting as early as February. Don’t despair!

We now use a rolling admissions process; additional spaces are added to our camps throughout the spring. If you find a waitlist, please join our waitlist at no cost and our staff will reach out to you when a space becomes available.

— Summer Camp Announcements —

June 1, 2021
COVID-19 Safety Guidelines & Protocols

Please review our updated COVID safety information here.

Jan 10, 2021
🎆 2021 Camp Registration Launches February 1st AT NOON!

This summer, we are excited to hold the following camps: Kestrel, Raven, Kingfisher, and Ropes. To provide the safest programming possible, we have made the following decisions: Wild Earth will not run the typical two-week Screech Owl sessions, but we are hoping to meet 4-7 year olds in other ways. Raven and Ropes: Teen camps will be offered as two-week camps again this year. We will have two sessions of each camp. Registration opens Monday, February 1 at noon.

Jan 1, 2021
MMR/Measles Immunity Requirement

As per the Ulster County Dept of Health, Measles Immunity Is Required For All Campers & Staff. Every camper must provide proof of vaccination, immunity, or medical exemption. (Religious exemption does not meet this requirement.)


2-Week Day Camps

Kestrel Camp
7 - 10 year olds

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri. Click here for more info.
9-9:30 AM - 3-3:30 PM
Wild Earth's Home, Kerhonkson, NY

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  • Session 1: Jun 28 - Jul 9, 2021
  • Session 2: July 12 - 23, 2021
  • Session 3: Aug 2 - 13, 2021

Raven Camp
10 - 14 year olds

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri. Click here for more info.
9-9:30 AM - 3-3:30 PM
Clove Valley Road, High Falls, NY

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  • Session 1: June 28 - July 9, 2021
  • Session 2: July 12 - July 23, 2021

Ropes: Teen Camp
13 - 17 year olds

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri. Click here for more info.
9-9:30 AM - 3-3:30 PM
Wild Earth's Home, Kerhonkson, NY

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  • Session 1: June 28 - July 9, 2021
  • Session 2: July 12 - July 23, 2021

1-Week Day Camp

Kingfisher 5-Day Camp
10 - 13 year olds

M, T, W, Th, F. Click here for more info.
9AM-3:30PM
102 Kukuk Lane, Kingston, NY

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  • Session 1: Aug 2 - 6, 2021


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