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Summer-Fun Camps

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, August 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107

Summer-Fun Camps

We’re made for adventure at the Springs Preserve! Kids age 6-12: Choose from NINE awesome adventures in 2017—every week features new, learning- and nature-based adventure themes!

Every camp week includes:

  • Acting with Drama Kids International
  • Swimming Fridays at the YMCA
  • Cool museum explorations
  • Hands-on learning and demos with our naturalists, zoologists and garden gurus
  • Weekly visit to our Nature Exchange
  • Fun crafts, awesome games and cool theme projects

Choose your Summer-Fun Camp adventures!

Week 1: Wild West (June 12–16)
Yeehaw! Saddle up and journey to the Wild West of Nevada’s past. Pan for gold, experience pioneer life and ride the train back in time to Boomtown 1905!

Week 2: Outerspace Adventures (June 19–23)
Blast off as we celebrate the Springs Preserve’s newest exhibit: Astronaut! Explore our solar system, check out a space lab, gaze at constellations and search for alien life.

Week 3: Time Travelers (June 26–30)
Hop aboard our time travelin’ machine: Discover Ancient Greece, get proper in Victorian England, sail the seven seas with pirates and explore life in a Viking village.

Week 4: Days! Days! Holidays! (July 3–7)
It’s not just an all-American Fourth of July week! Celebrate as we let the good times roll on Mardi Gras, honor our troops on Veterans Day, fix a desert feast on Thanksgiving and discover if Halloween will be a trick…or a treat!

Week 5: Under the Sea (July 10–14)
Make a splash as we learn about everything ocean—from the octopus to orcas and right down to the lost city of Atlantis!

Week 6: Jurassic Preserve (July 17–21)
Prehistoric legends come to life: Hunt for fossils and amber, then uncover the mysteries of dinosaurs—from the T-rex to those that roamed our own desert millions of years ago!

Week 7: Superheroes and Villains (July 24–28)
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s an epic week of camp! Join us, secret identity and all, and discover the science and secrets behind some of your favorite superheroes. But beware! You never know which nefarious villain may lurk just around the corner…

Week 8: Planes, Trains and Automobiles (July 31–August 4)
All aboard! Rev up and get in gear as we explore everything from the science of paper airplanes to the secret lives of recycled tires.

Week 9: Moving and Grooving (August 7–11)
Celebrate summer’s end and let loose. Dance, stomp, run, smash, shout, sing, clang and bang! We’ll get it all out of our systems with a week full of moving and grooving.