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Summer Nature Camps

Our summer camps are designed to get kids outside to explore and learn about the environment. Camp activities include nature walks, bird watching, fishing, dip-netting, gardening, geocaching, flower pressing, games, crafts, stories, and much more.

Who should attend our Summer Camps?

The Environmental Institute of Houston welcomes students entering grades 1 - 8 who want to learn about their natural surroundings. EIH will provide many opportunities for outdoor exploration, wildlife observation, and fun.

Discover Nature

Discover Nature Camp is perfect for rising 1st and 2nd graders who are interested in nature. It's a great way to introduce children to the outdoors. Camp activities include nature walks, bird watching, fishing, dip-netting, gardening, geocaching, flower pressing, games, crafts, stories, and much more!

Discovering Nature Camp
Date: TBD
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Rising 1st & 2nd grade
Cost: $150

Registration Release Form

Download and bring signed release form on the first day of camp.

Citizen Science

Citizen Science Camp is designed for rising 3rd-5th graders. Camp activities include nature walks, bird watching, fishing, dip-netting, gardening, geocaching, flower pressing, games, crafts, stories, and much more!

Citizen Science Camp
Date: TBD
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Rising 3rd – 5th grade
Cost: $150

Registration Release Form

Download and bring signed release form on the first day of camp.

Hunger Games

Learn new skills while having FUN! This camp is designed for rising 6th-8th graders. Camp activities include nature walks, bird watching, fishing, archery, geocaching, games, crafts, and much more!

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Camp
Date: TBD
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Rising 6th – 8th grade
Cost: $250

Registration Release Form

Download and bring signed release form on the first day of camp.

Location

Campers will meet in the classroom in the NOA 1 building each morning of camp. The NOA 1 building (Environmental Institute of Houston offices) is located near entrance 3 off of Middlebrook Dr. on the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus.

See the UHCL campus map to get directions.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are not made for early dismissal, failure to attend, absences, or sick days. Refunds, less an 8% fee, will be made if you cancel at least two weeks before the first day of camp for which your child is registered. Refunds after that date will be subject to a 15% fee.

Special Accommodations

Any individual needing an accommodation for a disability in order to participate should contact our office at 281-283-3950 or EIH@uhcl.edu at least two weeks prior to the event to arrange for the accommodation.

Teaching children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events in their lives.
—Thomas Berry

Contact
  • Environmental Institute of Houston

    Phone: 281-283-3950
    Email: eih@uhcl.edu

    North Office Annex
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 540
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

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