Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy's popular summer camps are unique, age-specific programs held in beautiful Frick Park. Led by Parks Conservancy educators, these five-day camps encourage children to learn, play, and grow in our city's biggest classrooms: parks!

All Parks Conservancy summer camps are based out of the Frick Environmental Center. Click here for directions. 

2018 REGISTRATION - NOW OPEN!

2018 AFTERCARE

This year, we're excited to offer aftercare for children attending Kids Nature Camp, Outdoor Expeditions, and Survival Camp. Campers can be enrolled in aftercare at any time before their week of camp for $20/day, or $80/week. Aftercare is held from 3 - 6PM. Click here for aftercare information.

KINDER NATURE CAMP (HALF DAY) | $90

For children who are three years old at time of camp through those who will be entering kindergarten in fall 2018. Campers sing songs, dig for worms, play games, plant seeds, tell stories, and take walks in the woods. Campers also do hands-on projects to help the park. Morning Kinder Nature Camp is from 9 - 11:30AM. Afternoon Kinder Nature Camp is from 12:30 - 3PM

Week 1: June 11– 15
Week 2: June 18 – 22
Week 3: June 25 – 29
Week 4: July 9 – 13
Week 5: July 16 – 20

Campership-eligible families: Please contact Lan Tran at ltran@pittsburghparks.org or 412-586-4576 for information about registering for these camps.

Morning Kinder Camp Registration

Afternoon Kinder Camp Registration

KIDS NATURE CAMP | $170

For children who will be entering 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade in fall 2018. Campers experience different programs based on their grade level. Campers explore nature through art, cooperative games, restoration projects, hikes, and other activities. Kids Nature Camp is from 9AM - 3PM.

Nature Camp themes are: Animal Adventures (1st grade), Have to Have a Habitat (2nd grade), Nature Investigators (3rd grade), Kids in the Woods (4th grade).

Week 1: July 30 – August 3
Week 2: August 6 – 10
Week 3: August 13 - 17

Campership-eligible families: Please contact Lan Tran at ltran@pittsburghparks.org or 412-586-4576 for information about registering for these camps.

SOLD OUT: Kids Nature Camp (1st grade). Join the wait list here.

SOLD OUT: Kids Nature Camp (2nd grade). Join the wait list here.

SOLD OUT: Kids Nature Camp (3rd grade). Join the wait list here.

Kids Nature Camp registration (4th grade)

OUTDOOR EXPEDITIONS CAMP | $170

For children who will be entering 5th or 6th grade in fall 2018. Campers explore Pittsburgh's incredible outdoor spaces and take part in hands-on activities, including stream hikes, field trips (may involve van/bus travel), games, night exploration and a campfire. Outdoor Expeditions Camp is from 9AM - 3PM.

Week 1: July 9 – 13
Week 2: July 16 – 20

Campership-eligible families: Please contact Lan Tran at ltran@pittsburghparks.org or 412-586-4576 for information about registering for these camps.

SOLD OUT: Outdoor Expeditions Camp Week 1. Join the wait list here.

SOLD OUT: Outdoor Expeditions Camp Week 2. Join the wait list here.

SURVIVAL CAMP | $170

For children who will be entering 7th or 8th grade in fall 2018. Campers learn skills such as shelter and fire building; finding water and food; whittling; and outdoor preparedness. Both grade levels emphasize teamwork, decision-making, and outdoor familiarity. Survival Camp is from 9AM - 3PM.

Week 1 (children entering 7th grade): June 18 – 22
Week 2 (children entering 8th grade): June 25 – 29

Campership-eligible families: Please contact Lan Tran at ltran@pittsburghparks.org or 412-586-4576 for information about registering for these camps.

Survival Camp Week 1 registration (7th grade)

SOLD OUT: Survival Camp Week 2 (8th grade). Join the wait list here.


For special accommodation needs, please contact Lan Tran at 412-586-4576. Please note that we will do our best to provide accommodations providing that it does not change the nature of the event activities; minimum of one week notice needed for special accommodation considerations.

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