Nature in the City Summer Camp
With our rich curriculum and amazing outdoor classroom space, IPCP’s Nature in the City Summer Camp is sure to bring your child a summer full of discovery, fun, and friendship! Campers will spend their days exploring our outdoor classrooms, engaging in learning activities, and playing in nature.
Nature in the City Summer Camp offers varied and unique session themes, along with special visitors designed to enhance the learning experience. Send your little one to a camp where they can discover and fall in love with nature.
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Each session theme is offered twice in the summer. Choose from some or all of the themes with a variety of activities planned for each session.
Session 1: Animal Planet
May 30-June 2 (Tues-Fri) & June 26-30
Campers will explore the wonderful world of animals through adventures including live animal encounters, games, crafts, as well as themes of responsibility and compassion. Special visitors from Zoo Atlanta and The Little Red Barn Mobile Petting Zoo will be joining us during these sessions.
Session 2: Let’s All Move!
June 5-9 & July 5-7 (Wed-Fri only)
Campers will get an introduction to exercising and staying fit. Along with a variety of fun gross and fine motor activities, campers will learn about making healthy choices that will benefit their emotional and physical health. Special visitors will include Yoga with Ms. Lucy and Crossfit Kids coaches.
Session 3: Artful Antics
June 12-16 & July 10-14
What child doesn’t enjoy singing songs, playing instruments, and creating art? Each day, campers will explore the visual and musical arts through a variety of mediums, hands-on activities, and tools. Special visitors will include local artist R. Land and musician Mr. Travis.
Session 4: Food Frenzy!
June 19-23 & July 17-21
Campers will explore an array of culinary experiences during our week of delicious activities involving food. Campers will harvest fresh, delicious ingredients from our gardens and learn fun facts that will teach them to make healthy choices when it comes to mealtime and snacks. Our friends from King of Pops and Chef Sylvia from Word of Mouth Cooking Club will be joining us as special visitors during these sessions.
|Toddlers (1–2 years old)||Cost|
|5 days (Mon–Fri)||$225/week|
|3 days (Tues–Thurs)||$140/week|
|4 days (Tues–Fri; week of May 30 ONLY)||$185/week|
|Preschool (3–5 years old)||Cost|
|5 days (Mon–Fri)||$210/week|
|3 days (Tues—Thurs)||$130/week|
|4 days (Tues–Fri; week of May 30 ONLY)||$170/week|
There is a $50 non-refundable deposit required at the time of registration to hold your camp dates. The $50 will be deducted from your total tuition. Camp tuition is due May 15 for June camp weeks and June 15 for July camp weeks.
Early Bird Discount: Register before March 31st and receive $10 off per week.
Referral Discount for Current IPCP Families: Refer a friend and you both receive $15 off your total camp cost.
AfterCare is offered from 1pm-3pm daily. Families must register for AfterCare when they register for summer camp. AfterCare tuition is due when camp tuition is due.
AfterCare Fee: $20 per day
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in AfterCare will include enrichment for preschool age campers. Enrichment will occur from 1:15 to 2:00 each afternoon and feature the following programs.
Tuesdays: Creative Movement
All children enrolled in AfterCare participate in enrichment at no additional cost. Families wanting to participate in enrichment must enroll in AfterCare for the day. Children must be enrolled during the camp day and registered in advance for AfterCare to participate in enrichment.
Summer Camp Enrollment
Important Camp Information
- Camp hours are 9am–1pm. AfterCare is offered 1pm–3pm
- 5-day (Mon-Fri) and 3-day (Tues-Thurs) options are available
- IPCP Summer Camp serves children ages 2–5 (as of June 1, 2017) and all incoming IPCP children who are 12 months (as of June 1, 2017) and walking.
- All campers receive an official IPCP Nature in the City t-shirt!
- More information regarding health forms as well as what to bring for your child’s camp experience, will be sent via email upon confirmation of your child’s camp enrollment.
Why Choose IPCP
- Low camper to counselor ratio
- New camp format provides opportunities for both indoor and outdoor activities
- Our amazing Outdoor Classroom is a certified by the National Wildlife Federation
- The option for AfterCare until 3pm sets us apart from other preschool summer camps
Day in the Life of an IPCP Camper
While our schedules are flexible and adapt to the needs of the children and the weather, the following activities are part of a typical day at IPCP’s Nature in the City Summer Camp:
- Morning circle
- Small group activities (2 per day) related to the session theme
- Free play in our outdoor and indoor classrooms
- Playground exploration
- Water play one day per week (weather permitting)
- Special visitors each week