At the Tom Denney Nature Camp, sponsored by the Bolton Conservation Trust, families have the opportunity to engage in outdoor exploration and adventure. Founded in 1976, this non-profit organization helps children from kindergarten through high school connect with nature through activities, such as hiking, bird watching, and orienteering. With an affordable registration fee, families can access the Bowers Springs conservation area in Bolton, MA and experience the wonders of nature.
Programs at Tom Denney Nature Camp Bolton in Bolton, MA
Wide range of activities includes games in the fields and woods, swimming, kayaking, campfires to cook hot dogs and s’mores, exotic and local animals, camper created performances, environmental education, arts and crafts, field sports, shelter building, course challenges, hiking, tracking, and more!
Camp for Kindergarten through High School runs for six one-week sessions during the months of July and August, weekdays from 9am-3pm with Before and After Care available with our counselors.
Middle School campers in the Eco Adventures program are invited to spend the night at camp on Thursdays.
High School students are invited to be part of our Counselor-in-Training program.
CAMP FACILITIES AND LOGISTICS
The camp day is 9:00am – 3:00pm.
They play in the rain! Camp is only canceled if there is thunder/lightning.
Before/After Care Options: Counselors can be paid separately at the rate of $15 per hour per camper for Before and/or After Care. Before and After Care is available during the hours of 7:30am-9:00am and 3:00pm-6:00pm. Please email the camp (firstname.lastname@example.org) to work out your individual needs.
Two ponds for swimming, kayaking, raft building and ponding (catching, observing and releasing frogs and fish)
A large mowed field for games
Woods for games and shelter-building, as well as partial protection from the elements – sun and rain
Miles of well-maintained hiking trails.Camp Circle with logs for sitting, picnic tables for arts and crafts, sheds and a campfire pit. Large tent with sides.Porta-potties.
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