Summer Camps

  1. Cool Creek
  2. Strawtown Koteewi

Explorer Safari is for children ages 6 to 7 years old.

SessionDatesTimeFee
Session 1June 13 - 179:30am - Noon$60
Session 2June 13 - 171pm - 3:30pm$60


Ranger Adventure is for children ages 8 to 10 years old.

SessionDatesTimeFee
Session 1June 20 - 2410am - 3pm$70
Session 2July 11 - 1510am - 3pm
$70
Session 3July 25 - 2910am - 3pm
$70


Junior Outdoor Skills are for children ages 11 to 13 years old.

SessionDatesTimeFee
Session 1June 27 - July 1Monday - Wednesday: 10am - 3pm
Thursday 10am - Friday 10am (all night)
$80
Session 2July 18 - 22Monday - Wednesday: 10am - 3pm
Thursday 10am - Friday 10am (all night)
$80
Session 3August 1 - 5Monday - Wednesday: 10am - 3pm
Thursday 10am - Friday 10am (all night)
$80

Summer Camps with Hamilton County Parks & Recreation

Looking for a fun and energetic camp for you children to attend this summer? Hamilton County Parks & Recreation is offering another summer camp series this year. Registration begins March 19 at 10 a.m.

  • Parents can only sign their child up for 1 session of the age appropriate Cool Creek camp. You may also sign up for 1 additional session at the Strawtown Koteewi Camp if your child meets the age requirement.  
  • Campers are only permitted to attend the camp for their designated age group.
  • Children must be of the appropriate age of the desired camp by September 1.
  • Parents must register online. Please call the Cool Creek Nature Center if alternate arrangements need to be made.
  • Please refer to the Camp registration details listed on this site or call the Cool Creek Nature Center with questions at 317-774-2500.
  • A limited number of spaces are available and registration for each camp is on a 1st come, 1st served basis.
  • If you have any trouble accessing your online account, please contact the Cool Creek Nature Center at 317-774-2500 PRIOR to registration day.
  • Staff may not be available to troubleshoot for parents on the morning of registration. Please be sure you can access your account prior to registration day.
  • Please do NOT call the Taylor Center of Natural History for Summer Camp questions. The best phone to call is the Cool Creek Nature Center at 317-774-2500.