Summer Programs

Camps

H2O: HEADWATERS TO OCEAN DAY CAMPS

May 29- June 2 & July 31- August 4
Grades 3-5*
Cost: $225

H2O Day Camp is a great time to be active and have fun in the outdoors while learning about the amazing landscape that surrounds Cordova. Each day is filled with hands-on science activities, games, and adventures. During the week at camp we’ll hike in the rainforest, observe glaciers up close, canoe through the wetlands of the Copper River Delta and explore Orca Inlet. By the end of the week you will be able to see for yourself that from headwaters to ocean…it’s all connected. Camp activities will take place all over Cordova and the Copper River Delta. Thursday night will be an optional overnight, with campfires, s’mores, and activities at our permanent base camp located near 13 mile on the Copper River Highway.

*These are general age guidelines; if you feel your camper would be a good fit for a specific program, feel free to contact us!

 

H2O: HEADWATERS TO OCEAN RESIDENTIAL CAMPS

June 12-16 & August 7-11
Grades 6-8*
Cost: $500

H2O Residential Camp is a great time to be active and have fun in the outdoors while learning about the amazing landscape that surrounds Cordova. Each day is filled with hands-on science activities, games, and adventures. During the week at camp we’ll hike in the rainforest, observe glaciers up close, canoe through the wetlands of the Copper River Delta and explore Orca Inlet. By the end of the week you will be able to see for yourself that from headwaters to ocean…it’s all connected. Camp activities will take place all over Cordova and the Copper River Delta. After days full of exciting adventures, we will return to camp and fill our evening with campfires, s’mores, and activities at our permanent base camp located near 13 mile on the Copper River Highway.

*These are general age guidelines; if you feel your camper would be a good fit for a specific program, feel free to contact us! 

 

DELTA RESTORATION TEAM CAMP (D.R.T. Camp)

June 24-July 1 
Grades 9-12
Cost: $700

This camp, offered in partnership with the US Forest Service, offers high school students an opportunity to play, work, and learn about restoration, ecosystems, and their personal values among the incredible natural assets of the Copper River Delta. This service-learning oriented field experience, will focus on restoration projects, team building, and leadership. Help us restore native plant communities and improve fish habitat while having fun. If these activities, plus canoeing and exploring a place few people ever see, sound like fun to you, sign up for D.R.T. Camp! Participating youth will gain ecosystem knowledge and practical restoration skills, but equally importantly, a sense of ownership over restoration activities in their public lands, improved understanding of an iconic and economically important ecosystem, and a sense of connection between themselves and natural habitats that support resilient communities.

 

COPPER RIVER STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM

July 20-July 29
Grades 9-12
Cost: $300

Ten students from throughout the Copper River watershed will be recruited to participate in the ten-day adventure through the watershed. The program engages future leaders of the region in an active exploration of their surroundings to learn about the history, ecology, and future challenges facing the watershed and the wild salmon upon which their communities depend. http://copperriver.org/programs/watershed-education/copper-river-stewardship-program

*In partnership with Copper River Watershed Project, Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment, US Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management. Open only to campers living in the Copper River Basin.

 

Scholarships are available for all of our camps!

Apply for the Carol Treadwell Scholarship