O‘ahu Nature Adventure Camps for Keiki

Week-long Nature Adventure Camps On O‘ahu

2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu | Call: 808.955.0100 x126 | Email: nac@hawaiinaturecenter.org

Our week-long Nature Adventure Camp for keiki, who are 6 to 11 years-old, will be held during the next school break.  Kids can go tech-free and high touch in nature in this five-day program held Monday through Friday from 8 am to 3 pm. Our program is led by expert environmental educators who specialize in outdoor exploration with hands-on education.

We provide 1 teacher for every 10 students to ensure that every child gets the best experience possible.

Winter 2022 O‘ahu Nature Adventure Camp | December 19 - 30, 2022 | Weekly Sessions | Winter Camp is SOLD OUT!

For Ages 6 to 11

Week 1: December 19-23 |  Only in Hawaii | This week is SOLD OUT!
Explore the species, geology, climates, culture and history of Hawai‘i. Learn how the islands were formed. Study volcanism, define ‘endemic,’ participate in cultural activities and hike throughout Makiki Valley to explore a unique mauka climate zone. Learn about Hawai‘i’s unique biology and culture, and develop your own ideas of what we can do to take care of this island home.

December 19 – 23 | O‘ahu 5-day program: $355 (for members) or $430 | This week is SOLD OUT!
8 am to 3 pm (drop-off as early as 7:45 am) | Extended Care Not Offered

Week 2: December 27-30 | Nature Reads | This week is SOLD OUT!
This 4-day program finds daily inspiration from books. Beginning each day, read a book with an environmental message and explore the book’s theme together. From Dr. Seuss’ tale of sustainability of the Lorax, to a snail’s action-packed encounter with invasive species in “Beyond ‘Ōhi‘a Valley,” these stories come to life with hands-on exploration, adventure and learning. Christmas Holiday will be observed on Monday, December 26. No programs will be held.

December 27 – 30 | O‘ahu 4-day program: $285 (for members) or $360 | This week is SOLD OUT!
8 am to 3 pm (drop-off as early as 7:45 am) | Extended Care Not Offered
If the week you are interested in is SOLD OUT, contact NAC@HawaiiNatureCenter.org to be added to our wait list. List the week(s) you want, the number of spots per week, and best phone number to reach you.

Day Camp Hours

8 am – 3 pm

Gear Up & Get Ready

  • Eat a hearty breakfast.
  • Wear clothes and closed-toe (hiking or athletic) shoes that can get wet and dirty.
  • Put on mosquito repellent and sunscreen at home.
  • Leave anything expensive, valuable, or fragile at home.

What to Pack Daily

  • Small backpack
  • Water bottle
  • Morning snacks and a big lunch (no refrigeration)
  • Extra change of clothes, raincoat/poncho and water shoes
  • Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses
  • Swimsuit and towel for beach day field trip
  • COVID face masks (optional)

CANCELLATION POLICY  If offered, we reserve the right to cancel the program and/or Extended Care if we do not have minimum enrollment. In this rare case, we will contact you as soon as possible and refund the program and/or Extended Care cost. If you cancel within seven days of the first day of each camp, your enrollment is non-refundable for any reason.

REFUND POLICY  With at least seven-days notice prior to the program’s start, we will refund your tuition. However, a $50 cancellation fee per child per week and administrative processing fees will be charged. Memberships purchased during enrollment are non-refundable.

THIRD PARTY REGISTRATION POLICY  Hawai’i Nature Center will no longer accept third party registrations or registrations on behalf of other friends or family–the registering child’s parent or guardian must be the individual to complete and submit all registration information. If we determine that a third party has completed your child’s registration, your registration will be cancelled and we will refund your tuition. Please note, a $50 cancellation fee per child per week and administrative processing fees will be charged.

COVID-19 SAFETY  Keeping children, families and our staff safe is our highest priority.  Health and safety measures are in place to keep participants safe. Modifications include smaller group size to accommodate social distancing. We’ve added six feet of social distancing in our seating arrangements. Mask must be worn inside and on field trip buses. More frequent and easier-to-monitor hand washing is required. Frequent disinfecting of surfaces and high traffic areas are performed. Since our programs are outdoors, we have lots of room to spread out and enjoy the fresh air while exploring nature.

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