Summer Camp Programs


Seedlings Half-Day Camps for Ages 4-6

Ages 4-6

AM Session: 9:30am - 12:00pm

PM Session: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Adventurous and curious, preschoolers love to learn about nature through discovery and play. Each week, mini-lessons on the theme build campers' knowledge of natural concepts while games, crafts, hikes, animal encounters, and free-time to explore make learning tons of fun.

Pond Pals and Playmates

Instructor: Seasonal Staff

#302  AM or PM       June 8-12 - cancelled

#403  AM or PM       July 13-17

#507  AM or PM       August 17-21


Get ready to splish and splash this summer! Explore the Briar Bush pond by catching frogs, tadpoles, and insects. Meet Briar Bush’s resident turtles and observe the wild ones at the pond. Get wet and wild while learning about the importance of water!

Nests, Holes, and Homes

Instructor: Seasonal Staff

#303  AM or PM       June 15-19 - cancelled

#407  AM or PM       July 20-24

#510  AM or PM        August 24-28


Explore habitats found at Briar Bush and discover the animals that live there. Wander through the forest, dig deep into the soil, catch critters at the pond, and then explore some more! 

Scales, Tails, and Slime

Instructor: Seasonal Staff

#305 AM or PM       June 22-26 - cancelled

#410 AM or PM       July 27-31


From bugs to slugs, Briar Bush is home to some critters that will make you wriggle and squirm. Learn more about these critters and their icky yet awesome body coverings.

Woodland Wonderland

Instructor: Seasonal Staff

#308 AM or PM        June 29-July 2 ($140.00; No camp on July 3rd)

#500 AM or PM        August 3-7


It’s time to use your imagination, climb down the rabbit hole, and get “lost” in Briar Bush’s enchanted forest. Explore our resident woodland creatures and maybe spot a fairy or gnome along the way. Get ready to discover the hidden treasures of the forest!

Nature Play-Date

Instructor: Seasonal Staff

#400 AM or PM        July 6-10

#503 AM or PM        August 10-14


When children engage in nature play, amazing things happen – they explore, imagine, and observe; think creatively; cultivate a sense of place and self; and gain perspective of the world around them. It’s time to use your imagination and connect with nature!

Extended Care

Before Care is available for Seedlings Half-Day Campers in the AM Session. Please register for Before Care at the time of camp registration.

Before Care

8:30am - 9:30am



If you have any questions,

please call Briar Bush at (215) 887-6603.