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Camp Hours

Please note, times are different for Peeps, Overnight and Winter camps.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Aftercare - Camp hours extend to 5:30 PM for additional fee.

*Not available all weeks or at all locations.


Please visit our safety page to see VINS Nature Camp's COVID-19 policies before registering.


Children Entering Grades 1-3

The natural world is full of wonders and mysteries just waiting to be discovered. VINS Nature Camp is excited to take your child on an unforgettable adventure this summer.  With camps for Fledglings at the VINS Nature Center and Storrs Pond Recreation Area and over 10 different weekly themes to choose from, VINS Nature Camp is proud to offer something for every child.  Your camper will spend their week outside exploring the amazing creatures and habitats that share our world, all while making friends and forming a deeper connection to nature.


All VINS Nature Camp's FLEDGLINGS camps run from 9 AM - 4 PM, Monday through Thursday and 9 AM - 3:30 PM on Friday unless otherwise specified.

Extended Day:

VINS Nature Camp offers an Extended Day option for camp sessions held at the VINS Nature Center and Storrs Pond Recreation Area locations. The Extended Day hours are supervised by VINS Nature Camp staff and include a choice of a quiet activity, games, or active play. This program is an extension of the camp day – campers must be registered on a weekly basis.

  • Available for Fledglings, Falcons and Eagles day camps
  • Aftercare hours are from the end of the camp day until 5:30 PM
  • Rate is $50 per camper per week
  • Not available all weeks at all camp locations

Register for Extended Day program options when you submit your online camp registration or call 802.359.5000 x245 for more details.