Middle School Summer Day Camps


Elachee’s Middle School Summer Day Camp is for young people entering grades 6-8 in the fall. 

Summer Camp Overview

Camp Elachee 2018 offers five weekly middle school camps between May 29 and July 27, 2018.

Activities vary by camp week. Some camps are physically challenging, or may require specific equipment and gear. Among the exciting adventures campers may experience are visits from Elachee naturalists, special guest presenters and a unique evening program. Where noted, campers will enjoy an off-campus field trip or special overnight** adventure as part of the camp week.  
Middle School Camp Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (*extended hours for 4-day camp)
Middle School Camp Fees: $205 per child, per camp week 

  • Elachee members receive a $20 discount per child, per camp week. 
  • Pre-registration is required. Spaces are filled on a first-come basis. 

After Camp Child Care: Optional extended care is $60 per camper, per camp week. Offered daily from 2 to 5:15 p.m., this supervised child care is a convenient option for working parents.

Camp Elachee 2018: Middle School Camp Weekly Themes 

May 29–June 1: Camping 101*/**

*/**Extended hours, 4-day camp and overnight at Elachee, from 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. 
Campers will learn skills for multi-day outdoor camping and backpacking, then enjoy an overnight camping adventure.

June 11–15: Wilderness Survival**

“SURVIVOR”-style ‘tribes’ compete in team building activities, learn how to set up a shelter, navigate the woods, and have an overnight adventure at Elachee. 

June 25–29: Extreme Water Week

Campers will experience an awesome week of water fun, including an International Mud Day celebration and Water Olympics, with Messy Olympics rounding out the week!

July 9–13: Mad Science Mayhem**

Campers will conduct science and technology experiments galore alongside local scientists, get involved with environmental preservation, PLUS enjoy an overnight at Elachee.

July 23–27: Elachee Creature Care

Campers will learn how to care for, feed and handle Elachee’s live exhibit animals. They will also explore the habitats and environments of these creatures, and participate in the polar plunge and other wildlife-related activities.