Day Camps

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.

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. Check out the 2020 summer camp brochure below to find out what will is offered. Day camps are planned for July 6-August 14 with new safety procedures in place. Please read our plan for summer

2020 camp brochure

Registration & Scholarships

Online Registration: You can register by visiting the Camp Registration Site. You can also use the site to update account information, sign up for memberships, and review registration history.

Scholarships: Camp scholarships are available (for up to 2 camp sessions) to any child/family who qualifies for a federal, state or local government 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 still accepting applications for RETURNING CITs only. We will not be accepting applications for new CITs this year.  If you have completed a summer as a CIT and are interested in coming back, please fill out this Application for Returning CITs and send it to Jenni. Please contact Jenni with any questions.