Does your little one love playing outside?  

Come track animals, munch on wild edibles, and call out at circling hawks this summer! We won't miss a teachable moment as we explore the natural world together and wonder at the magic all around. 

Each day will include a sharing circle, story, and time to hike and explore. We'll use developmentally appropriate games and activities to enrich our learning about the day's theme. From frog eggs to fox tails, we'll be having fun and making new connections with every step!

Let's create, touch, watch, get quiet, be loud, move, build, climb, smell, and most importantly, DISCOVER. Who knows where a shimmery spider web or incredible egret sighting could lead us for the day?


Your child will walk away with knowledge about local flora and fauna, new friendships, and an inspired sense of connection to nature!

2021 Dates: June 7-11, June 14-18, June 21-25, June 28-July 2, July 5-9, July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30, August 2-6, August 9-13

Time: 9:00am-2:00pm Monday-Friday*

Extended Hours: We offer extended camp hours 8am - 3pm (drop-off 1 hour early and pick up 1 hour late) or only after-care for 3pm pick up, for an additional fee. Please note that our other camps (Nature Quest and Bushcraft Survival) end at 3pm each day. If you have another child in one of our other camps, you may want to add after-care to pick up at 3pm.

Cost: $325

Location: McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy, Austin, TX 78744 (Located in Southeast Austin, near the airport)

Ages: 3.5-5


FULL CAMPS: Week 1: June 7-11, Week 2: June 14-18, Week 3: June 21-25, Week 4: June 28-July 2, Week 5: July 5-9, Week 6: July 12-16, Week 7: July 19-23, Week 8: July 26-30, Week 9: August 2-6, Week 10: August 9-13

To join the waitlist use the JOIN WAITLISTS button.

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Buy an Earth Native Kleen Kanteen 

Stainless Steel Water Bottle (27 oz.)

Pick up on the first day of camp!

A link to your Camp Details is included in your confirmation email received right after enrollment.


If you do not see this email, please first check your spam folder. If the email is not found, contact us to have it resent.

Cancellation policy and info about switching camps weeks included in FAQ.

Licensing Information: Earth Native Wilderness School is a nature based education program. Earth Native Wilderness School is not a state licensed child care facility and is not required to be state licensed as such due to the type, scope, and duration of programming that we offer. Earth Native Wilderness School overnight summer camps are licensed through the Texas Department of State Health Services license # 250557

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