Summer Camps

WEE Explorers | Citizen Science | Pioneers

It’s that time again! We are just under three months away from summer, and we all know those three months fly by quickly. So here is what you need to know about summer camp options at Blackacre, and how you can sign your child(ren) up to experience the magic!


WEE Explorers (Pre K and K), will be held June 15th-19th from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.and will focus on using the five senses to discover the wonders of nature. Through hands-on explorations, crafts, games, and stories, campers will develop an awareness and appreciation for our natural environment. Cost is $75 per child.


Summer Camp - butterfly identification

Citizen Science Camp (4th, 5th, and 6th grades), will be held July 6th-10th from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will focus on exploring the different environments of Blackacre. This camp will give campers the opportunity to learn about different field methods to contribute to data that assists scientists with plant and animal research. Participants will even be taught how to start their own project at home or in the community. Cost is $120 per child.


Summer Camp - petting a snake

Pioneers, Then and Now (1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades), will be held July 20th-24th from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will focus on discovering Kentucky’s natural heritage through exploration of Blackacre’s 1790s pioneer farm and natural areas, including ponds, forests, and fields. Campers will engage in nature and pioneer investigations, art/crafts, games, and will use cameras to snap photos of butterflies, insects, and other creatures on a photo safari. Cost is $120 per child.