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Youth in TentDay Camps at Hartley!

All of Hartley's 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.


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. A wide variety of topics, options and activities. Click to read the 2017 Summer Camp Brochure. Registration opens March 15.


Camp Registration Options


For mail-in or walk-in registration, fill in and print out the following forms:

Camp Registration Form

Hartley Health Form (All camps and registration methods require a health form at the time of registration.)

Release Form (All camps and registration methods require a release form at the time of registration.)


Counselor in Training (CIT)

We are looking for 13-17 year olds to assist Hartley staff in our camp program. Help with things 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 CIT Application and send it to Hartley Nature Center. Email Jenni or call 724.6735 for more information.

Holiday Break Camp and Winter Break Camp

These winter day camp opportunities are offered during the school year when the Duluth school system is on break. December 27-30, 2016 and Winter Break Camp will be February 20-24, 2017. Click to view the 2016-2017 Winter Camp Brochure.



Hartley Nature Center

3001 Woodland Ave
Duluth, MN 55803


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