Nature Camps

Nature Camps

The Houston Arboretum offers winter, spring and summer camps for children ages 5 – 12. Kids will love meeting new friends, learning about nature, and spending time in the outdoors at the Arboretum’s Nature Camps.


Nature Trekkers Summer Camp 2015

For Explorers ages 5 to 12 June 8 – August 14 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join Houston Arboretum & Nature Center Naturalist teachers for fun-filled week long camps that explore the natural world through active hands-on indoor and outdoor adventures and hikes at this 155-acre nature sanctuary. Children are taught in classes by age: (5 & 6 yrs., 7 & 8 yrs., and 9-12 yrs.).

Fees: Members Nonmembers

Half Day 9:00 a.m.–Noon



Full Day 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.



2015 Summer Art Camp

CityWorksLogo June 8 – August 14, 2015 3:00–5:00 p.m. $110 Members / $135 Nonmembers This summer we invite your children to join us for amazing art camps focused on learning and applying specific techniques, creative and educational projects, and fun and varied art materials.


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