Camps and Programming for Kids

Hiram College's James H. Barrow Field Station is home to nature education programming and summer camps for kids. Special events and programming are held throughout the fall and spring. Each summer, Field Station staff, students and Hiram faculty conduct summer camps for kids of all ages.

Weeklong Nature Camps


Bring your senses (and an adult) as we explore nature as young children see and exciting.

Aug. 3-7, 2015 (9:30-11 a.m.) For ages 3-4 Cost: $45

Half-Day Hikers

A variety of sensory and creative explorations in nature.

Aug. 3-7, 2015 (9 a.m.-noon) For ages 5-7 Cost: $85

Nature Explorers

Explore the slimy, smelly, wet and dirty parts of ecosystems as you hike, crawl, wade and slog through forests, fields, ponds and streams.

Aug. 3-7, 2015 (9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) For ages 8-10 Cost: $150

Gardening Camp

Butterfly Hill Gardening Camp

Children ages 6-12 will plant and maintain their own flower and vegetable plots during this 10-week gardening camp. The plots will be located at the James H. Barrow Field Station’s Butterfly Hill Garden.

Thursdays, June 11-Aug. 13, 2015, 9-11 a.m.

For ages 6-12 Cost: $115

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