2021 Summer Programs

We are so excited for summer camps this year! Don't miss out on some of the best opportunities to get your kiddos outside, in the dirt, and with their peers this summer. We have something for everyone from making pizza in our cob oven, mountain biking, learning about animals, to river rafting, and more! 

SAGE camps are for grades K-5th grade
Nature and Bike camps are for grades K-7th grade


Camp Schedule: Drop-off is between 8:45 - 9:00am and camp runs 9:00am - 3:00pm (M-Th) and 9:00am - 1:00pm (F)

*Monday-Thursday: full day camps with an extended aftercare option of 3:00pm - 5:00pm

*Friday: half day camp runs 9:00am - 1:00pm with an extended aftercare option 1:00 - 5:00pm

Looking for Caterpillar (Preschool) Camps? Click here.

Looking for a program your family can do together? Click here for more information about our Family Mornings in the Garden Program

Please note: Program schedules, topics, and format are subject to change due to Covid-19 impacts and guidance.

Your child's safety is our #1 priority. To see our Covid-19 protocol click here. 

Also be sure to view our Registration and Financial Policies

Nature Camp: Eco-Engineering

June 21st - June 25th

Build like a beaver, a bird, or a bee! Animals all around us are crafty constructors, join us as we learn from them by viewing various ecosystems! We will explore how creatures are engineers in their habitats, which are as small as an ant hill, as big as an osprey nest, and many in between.

Register here!

SAGE Camp: Wildcrafting Adventures

June 21st - June 25th

Immerse yourself into the wild world of the garden! On this wildcrafting adventure you will make natural dyes, weave with ivy and willow, make garden sun tea, and wild sodas. Explore local plants and their uses, and learn gardening basics as you investigate how food goes from seed to plate.

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Bike Camp: Wild Winged Bikers

June 28th - July 2nd

Buzz, flap and rise on the currents of an aerodynamic adventure! Glide down trails seeking bats, bees, butterflies and birds in high flying habitats. Explore how animals as small as a bee and as large as an eagle fly as we soar as bikers! This camp will have a group for early/ beginning cyclists. See our Bike FAQ for details.

Register here!

Nature Camp: Predator & Prey

July 6th - July 9th

Roar like mountain lions, howl at the moon like wolves, soar silently through the trees like raptors on our adventure into the woods. Tip-toe as silently as you can and camouflage to not get caught by a predator. (COVID guideline-dependent.)

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SAGE Camp: Farm to Fork

July 12th - July 16th

Ever wonder how the food you eat gets from the farm to your fork? Spend a week harvesting and eating right from the garden as we make salsa, quick pickled veggies, and our own tortillas. Experience your food all the way from the soil to your plate!

Register here!

Bike Camp: River Riders

July 19th - July 23rd

Navigate the physics of a river through experiments with current, flow, and momentum. Dive into designing rafts, dams, and bridges to discover the power of water! Take a biking adventure to local rivers with fun creek walks and river floats. See our Bike FAQ for details.

Register here!

Bike Camp: Planet Pedal

July 26th - July 30th 

Journey by bike on the rays of the sun through our solar system, atmosphere, and into the Earth’s molten core. Embark on a hunt for the hidden power of the sun’s energy and unearth the secrets to life on our planet! See our Bike FAQ for details.

Register here!

SAGE Camp: Savory Pizza Pie

August 2nd - August 6th

From dirt to delicious, explore some of our favorite foods! Make savory pizzas in our cob oven at SAGE during Camp Pizza Pie Session One. Each day has garden time, games, and pizza-making activities. Let's eat! Attend Session Two for sweet pizzas!

Register here!

Nature Camp: Geology Navigators

August 9th - August 13th

Discover plate tectonics, erosion, soil, and rocks that make the plunge from running rapids to beautiful waterfalls. Navigate through the different layers of the Earth. Join us as we rock the rock cycle while we explore earthquakes and volcanos.

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Bike Camp: Mountain Bike Explorers

August 16th - August 20th

Learn to maneuver your bike over bumps, down hills, around corners, over roots, rocks, and more. As we ride we will learn about the mountain ecology on the trails around us. Summit the best two-wheel destinations in Corvallis. Routes will be adjusted to meet different biking skill levels. See our Bike FAQ for details.

Register here!

SAGE Camp: Sweet Pizza Pie

August 23rd - August 27th

Sweet treats and yummy eats! Explore some of our favorite treats from the ground up. Make sweet pizzas during Session Two at SAGE garden - create your own berry jam, harvest edible flowers from our garden, and learn garden basics. Each day has garden time, games, and cooking activities.

Register here!

Adventure Camp

August 30th - September 3rd

Climb, swing, and jump into a week of outdoor nature challenges. Balance over logs, climb steep hills, balance on slacklines, and more! Have a new adventure each day with river floats, challenge courses, and all the best summer fun.

Register here!