Day Off Camps at Irvine

Looking for something for your little nature enthusiast when school’s out but you still have to work? Get them outdoors and into nature with Day Off Camps at Irvine Nature Center!

Kids meet animals, explore the trails at Irvine and engage in interactive and hands-on nature exploration. Children will be split into two age groups (5-7 and 8-10).

Ages: 5 – 10 years old (Age as of September 1, 2016)
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.*
Price: $75 per day ($85 for non-members)*

*Aftercare until 6 p.m. is available for an additional $20 per day.

Our 2016-2017 Day Off Camps are registering now.

2016-2017 Day Off Camp Schedule

Monday, September 12
Theme: Animal Olympians

Monday, October 3
Theme: Nature’s Treasure Hunt

Wednesday, October 12
Theme: Dino-detectives

Friday, October 21
Theme: Hoot, Hoot, Hooray!

Tuesday, November 8
Theme: Ocean Adventures

Friday, November 11
Theme: Nature’s Feast

Tuesday, December 27
Wednesday, December 28
Thursday, December 29
Friday, December 30
Winter Wonderland Camp Series

Monday, January 16*
Theme: Eco-Adventures

Tuesday, January 17
Theme: Insect Investigators

Monday, February 20
Theme: Wizards & Lizards

Monday, April 10
Tuesday, April 11
Wednesday, April 12
Thursday, April 13
Friday, April 14
Spring Break Week Off Camp**

* Having so much fun at camp that you don’t want to leave? This date can include an overnight campout for an additional $25 fee. Stay for a special, fun-filled and totally unique after-hours experience. Includes interactive activities, meet and greets with nocturnal animals, a pizza dinner and s’mores around a campfire. Children sleep in tents in Irvine’s Exhibit Hall. Enjoy breakfast the next morning and then stay for another Day Off Camp!

** Spring Break Camp is available as a week only. The price is $300 for members and $350 for non-members.