Our week-long programs immerse campers in the richness of wildlife! These themed camps provide a detailed exploration of the topics at hand. See below for a list and details of this year’s upcoming camps.

All camps are Monday – Friday from 9am-3pm. We offer post-care from 3-5:15pm for $15/per day (per child).

We are excited to announce that we can offer partial scholarships (50%) and a limited number of full scholarships (100%) to each of our summer camps this year to those who qualify. We encourage all families to review our scholarship application process to determine eligibility!

Registration is now LIVE for 2022!

  • Our main registration form is available online at this link.
    • You may call or email us to request assistance and/or another registration format.
  • If you plan to send multiple children to camp, each child must be registered separately.
  • Please review our Youth Education Program policies prior to registration.
  • Waiting List: If a program is full, please call or email us to be added to the waitlist.

Wild About Wetlands

Week one: June 20 – 24

AGES 7 – 9. Explore our creek and pond to learn about the plants and animals that live there!

Ecosystem Investigators

Week two: June 27 – July 1

AGES 9 – 11. What makes an ecosystem thrive? Discover how living things in nature work and live together.

Take Flight!

Week three: July 11 – 15

AGES 7 – 9. Imagination takes flight as we zoom in on our winged friends, from bugs to bats to birds!

Junior Biologists

Week four: July 18 – 22

AGES 9-11. Become an expert on the plants and animals that are native to the Willamette Valley.

Buggin’ Out!

Week five: July 25 – 29

AGES 7-9. A deeper dive into all things creepy and crawly. What insects will we uncover at CWC?

Jr. Wildlife Rehabbers

Week six: August 1 – 5

AGES 9-11. Learn about the basics of wildlife rehab from our seasoned staff! We’ll practice kid-friendly (but life-saving!) ways to respond to an animal in need.

Reptiles & Amphibians

Week seven: August 8 – 12

AGES 7-9. Lizards, frogs, newts – oh my! Take a closer look at these cold-blooded creatures.

Wilderness 101

Weeks eight & ten: August 15 – 19; or August 29 – Sept 2

AGES 9-11. Learn and test basic survival skills including how to find shelter, water, and food.

Note: this session is repeated – we hear that kids who attend both do have fun both times!

Forest Explorers

Week nine: August 22 – 26

AGES 7-9. What will we find waiting in the woods? Explore and observe trees, mosses, insects, birds – and more!

Cancellation Policy

Chintimini Wildlife Center must receive cancellation requests two weeks prior to the first day of any program to be eligible for a full refund. Cancellation requests made within the two-week period may be eligible for credit toward a future youth program.

Please send cancellation requests to camp@chintiminiwildlife.org.