At Hartley Nature Center our day camps feature a mix of traditional camp activities with a focus on exploring our natural surroundings, no matter what the weather! The 660-acre Hartley Park serves as our primary launch pad for adventures aplenty, with additional off-site opportunities for older youth.
Holiday & Winter Break Camp
These wintertime day camp opportunities are offered during the school year when the Duluth school system is on break. This year Holiday Break Camp will be December 27-29, 2017 and Winter Break Camp will be February 19-23, 2018. Registration opens November 15. Check out the 2016-2017 Winter Camp Brochure in the forms area below.
Summer Day Camp
Looking for a variety of options for summertime fun and exploration? Hartley offers ten weeks of summer camp for ages 3-12 with a wide variety of topics, options and activities. Registration opens March 14, 2018. Check out the 2017 Summer Camp Brochure in the forms area below.
Registration, Camp Forms & Scholarship Options
Online Registration: Click HERE to enter online registration site
Mail-in/walk-in Registration: Fill in and print out the following forms:
- Camp registration
- Camp Health & Release Form (Each camper needs this 2 page form to complete registration.)
Scholarships: Camp scholarships are available (for up to 2 camp sessions) to any child/family who qualifies for a federal, state or local governmental aid program. Call HNC to confirm availability of funds, then attach documentation from your school district and apply the following rates:
50% off member/non-member rates
Additionally, families whose children qualify for the scholarship program can purchase an annual family membership (discounted 50%) for just $25.
Counselor in Training (CIT)
We are looking for 13-17 year olds to assist Hartley staff with our camp programs. CITs will help with many activities from games and crafts, to canoeing and fishing! Learn new skills, help young people enjoy the outdoors and gain valuable work experience. (Plus we’ll throw some cool gear and perks your way as well.) Read more about it in our summer camp brochure. Interested? Fill out this 2017 CIT Application and send it to Hartley Nature Center. Email Jenni or call 724.6735 for more information.