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Shooting Stars- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 12-15
Date: June 19-22

Learn all of the tips and tricks to become the best marksman or woman! Discover how to safely shoot a bow and arrow, crossbow, air rifle, 22 caliber rifle and shotgun. Keep the fun going, practicing with atlatls, slingshots and tomahawk throwing. You’ll visit the Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center to learn how to shoot, trap and skeet. Your expert leader and BRC’s Executive Director Jim Jordan, a certified Hunter Safety and Shooting Instructor with over 20 years of experience, will make sure all campers are safe and supervised while having a blast! All equipment provided; no experience necessary. Top off the week with a relaxing canoe trip down the Brandywine with Northbrook Canoe Company.

$350 members / $415 nonmembers

Rocky Raccoons-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: June 18-22

Ever wonder who lives in the forests, fields and creeks of Pennsylvania? Come explore the BRC’s 318-acre property and find out who lives here! Hoot like an owl, play in the creek like a raccoon, and run through the fields like a fox. Take a hike to our pond and come face to face with a bullfrog! A visit from the Elmwood Park Zoo to learn about our reptilian friends will wrap up the week.

Half Day (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM): $120 members / $185 nonmembers

Full Day (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM): $175 members / $240 nonmembers

Bodacious Bog Turtles/Slimy Salamanders (Two Groups)

Age: 6-7
Date: June 18-22

Tromp your way through our streams as you look under rocks and logs for your reptilian and amphibian friends. The Myrick Conservation Center is a perfect place to learn all about these elusive animals that slither through the wetlands. Learn all about them while playing games, hiking or making awesome crafts. The week is topped off with a presentation by the Elmwood Park Zoo! We are pleased to offer this program to two groups of 6 & 7-year olds this week. Let us know if you would like to be a Bog Turtle or a Salamander!

$175 members / $240 nonmembers

Scales and Tails-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 8-9
Date: June 18-22

Learn about all the interesting animals that dwell in the nooks and crannies of Eastern Pennsylvania. Get out on the water with a tubing trip down the Brandywine. Ever wonder where your favorite ice cream comes from? Find out this week by touring the Milky Way Farm and try their “Moolicious” ice cream. Wrap the week up with a visit from the Elmwood Park Zoo to learn all about their amazing animals.

$275 members / $340 nonmembers

Farm to Forest-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: June 18-22

How many teeth does a fox have? How big are an owl’s eyes? Learn this and more as you explore BRC’s forests and fields. Take to the water and canoe down the Brandywine while searching for snapping turtles! Go fishing and see how many fish you can catch. Visit Milky Way Farm and see how cows are milked. Have an up-close and personal encounter with some scaly friends from the Elmwood Park Zoo.

$285 members / $350 nonmembers

Mud Puppies-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: June 25-June 29

Life’s a garden, dig it! Prepare to get muddy as you explore the dirtiest parts of BRC. Scoop some muck up in the pond, make mud pies in our streams, and find some worms in our garden. Prepare to get sticky as you crunch down on a gooey s’more. Cool off in our sprinklers and prepare for an icky presentation.

Half Day (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM): $120 members / $185 nonmembers

Full Day (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM): $175 members / $240 nonmembers

Mud Bugs-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: June 25-June 29

Prepare to live up to our camp motto because you will sure get wet and muddy this week. Spend your time playing in the mud of our stream and pond. Take the plunge and cruise down our slip n’ slide. Go on an adventure and find the best dirt destinations on our property. Munch on some oozing s’mores and prepare to get icky! A dirty presentation will wrap up this messy week!

$175 members / $240 nonmembers

Mud Slingers-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 8-9
Date: June 25-June 29

What’s that smell! Only the smell of the mushroom capital of the world! Tour one of the dirtiest places in Chester County, a mushroom house, and learn where those delectable fungi come from. Get outside and explore every muddy corner of our property. Enjoy a relaxing tubing trip down the Brandywine complete with mud masks! Take a dip at Shaw’s Bridge Park and prepare for a mud-tastic presentation!

$250 members / $315 nonmembers

Mud Runners (overnight at Myrick)- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: June 25-June 29

Ready for some down and dirty fun this week? Kick off your week with a canoe trip down the Brandywine packed with plenty of water games. Dive into more fun with a visit to Shaw’s Bridge Park to look for some mud loving creatures. Tour one of Pennsylvania’s greatest natural wonder, Crystal Cave. Bring your tent Thursday night for an overnight adventure. The fun won’t stop during this muddy week.

$350 members / $415 nonmembers

Mud Sliders

Age: 12-15
Date: June 25-June 29

Adventure is out there! And here at BRC! Traverse our 318-acre property to find the muddiest places in Pennsylvania. Explore the Brandywine on a kayak or canoe and prepare for a mud fight! Challenge yourself at Lancaster Archery and learn the skills to defeat your fellow campers at archery tag. End the week with a visit to Shaw’s Bridge Park and become one with the mud.

$325 members / $390 nonmembers

Outdoor Freedom Tykes

Age: 4-5
Date: July 2-3

Let’s celebrate America by running around in all she has to offer! Play in our woods, catch tadpoles in our pond, and make some star-spangled crafts. This two day mini-camp will let you run free! Celebrate your outdoor freedom this week while making lifelong friends and memories.

Half Day (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM): $55 members / $120 nonmembers

Full Day (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM): $75 members / $140 nonmembers

Outdoor Freedom Junior-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-8
Date: July 2-3

Enjoy the freedom of the outdoors at our two-day mini-camp. Explore our pond, adventure into our woods, and roast a marshmallow on the fire. When you think you can’t beat the heat, splash around in our sprinklers, enjoy our slip and slide and let the good times roll!

$75 members / $140 nonmembers

Outdoor Freedom Senior

Age: 9-12
Date: July 2-3

Celebrate lady liberty by spending two days outside exploring a local treasure, the Myrick Conservation Center! Hike to every corner of our property, go fishing and enjoy making a fire and devouring s’mores. Get back to the glory of nature with a canoe trip down the historic Brandywine.

$105 members / $165 nonmembers

Jumping June Bugs- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: July 9-13

Let’s get buggy with it! Hike through fields and forests looking for your six-legged friends. Head to our creek and see what creatures dwell beneath the water. Bug themed crafts, stories and games will be sure to make you happy as a cricket. Learn all about your insect pals with a visit from the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

Half Day (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM): $120 members / $185 nonmembers

Full Day (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM): $175 members / $240 nonmembers

Fearless Fireflies- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: July 9-13

Tromp through our forests and peer under logs looking for those creepy crawlies. Hike to our pond and search for dragonfly nymphs! Make insect themed arts and crafts and become one with a worm while sliding down our slip and slide. Meet some multi-legged friends with a special presentation from the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

$175 members / $240 nonmembers

Marvelous Mayflies and Stupendous Stoneflies (Two groups)

Age: 8-9
Date: July 9-13

Explore our stream and ponds for insect larvae and run through our fields to see them all grown up. Peer into the magical world of metamorphosis at the Philadelphia Insectarium. Then relax with a tubing trip down the Brandywine. The BRC is pleased to offer two sections of 8-9s this week. Please specify if you would like to be a Mayfly or Stonefly during registration.

$250 members / $315 nonmembers

Beetlemania- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: July 9-13

Let it be…BUGS! Come join the fun at the Myrick Conservation Center as you forage our fields and forests for our creepy crawly residents. Make your way through a butterfly pavilion at the Philadelphia Insectarium. Take a trip down the Brandywine to search for insect that reside in your backyard. Enjoy a bug-tastic presentation from the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

$300 members / $365 nonmembers

Insecta Fiesta (Overnight at Myrick)

Age: 12-15
Date: July 9-13

Get ready to party… with insects! Begin your week with some target practice! Make the mark while throwing tomahawks and altalts. Get face to face with some amazing creepy crawlies at the Philadelphia insectarium. Our 318 acres is brimming with bugs for you to discover. Take a trip down the Brandywine and watch the dragonflies whiz past you. Bring your tent on Thursday and prepare to catch fireflies into the night!

$325 members / $390 nonmembers

Animal Captains- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: July 16-20

Are you ready to save the planet? Don your cape and help us save the planet by reducing, reusing and recycling! Make a craft out of recycled materials, learn to catch critters in our stream and charge into the sprinkler. Learn all about animal superheroes with a presentation from the New Jersey Aquarium.

Half Day (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM): $120 members / $185 nonmembers

Full Day (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM): $175 members / $240 nonmembers

Myrick Marvels-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: July 16-20

POW! BANG! SMASH! Use your super hero powers to defeat Earth’s foes. Design your own super hero cape and soar over the Myrick Conservation Center property while you search for tadpoles, frogs and various insects! Defeat the heat on your final quest through our water games.

$175 members / $240 nonmembers

Aviary Avengers-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 8-9
Date: July 16-20

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to ensure that our earth is mega healthy! Search our stream, pond and woods for signs of a healthy habitat. Whiz your way down the creek as you tube the Brandywine. Take to the skies and go ziplining at Treehouse World. Learn all about superhero animals with a special presentation from the New Jersey Aquarium. The cape you design will provide you with the superpowers needed to meet these challenges and more!

$275 members / $340 nonmembers

Planet Protectors (Overnight at Myrick)-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: July 16-20

Use your special powers to protect our planet! Charge through our forests and see how trees clean our air! Visit Shaw’s Bridge Park and get wet and muddy while learning about where our water comes from.  Get a bird’s eye view while ziplining, and then bring your tent to camp under the stars. Finally, learn about amazing animals when the New Jersey Aquarium comes for a visit.

$360 members / $415 nonmembers

Watershed Warriors

Age: 12-15
Date: July 16-20

Do you have what it takes to be eco-tastic superheroes? We’ll need your strength, skills and smarts this week to keep it green here at the Myrick Conservation Center!  Kayak the Brandywine and learn what a watershed is, and how you can save it! Soar over the tree tops while you go ziplining. Head to Shaw’s Bridge Park for an eco-adventure and battle your friends for the title of most eco-friendly camper!

$325 members / $390 nonmembers

Tiny Trekkers- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: July 23-27

Lace up your boots and wander the trails at the BRC. Trek through our time tunnel and explore Turtle Pond. Look for signs of animals, taste blueberries in our garden, and listen to the birds. Don your bathing suit for a trip down our slip and slide. Local storyteller, Bill Wood, will end the week with a presentation.

Half Day (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM): $120 members / $185 nonmembers

Full Day (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM): $175 members / $240 nonmembers

Happy Hikers and Trailblazers (Two groups)- PLEASE CALL FOR AVAILABILITY

Age: 6-7
Date: July 23-27

Take the trail less traveled and explore all that our property has to offer. Skip down skytop, wade in our streams, and run through the sprinklers. Learn fire safety and gnaw on some s’mores. End your week with a special presentation by storyteller Bill Wood. We are pleased to offer two sections of the 6-7s this week. Please indicate whether you would like to be a Happy Hiker or Trailblazer upon registration.

$175 members / $240 nonmembers

Nature Explorers-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 8-9
Date: July 23-27

Are you ready to explore? Take to the trails and explore every corner of our 318-acre property. Get ready for the ultimate scavenger hunt with a geocaching trip to the DuPont Environmental Education Center. Go on a wet and wild adventure while tubing down the Brandywine. Local storyteller, Bill Wood, will wrap up your week of adventures.

$275 members / $340 nonmembers

Brandywine Bandits- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: July 23-27

Anywhere is within “walking distance” during this action-packed week. Learn how to navigate with a compass, throw a tomahawk and bait a hook for fishing. Start your week off with a trip to the Chadds Ford Historical Society’s escape room. Then head to the creek and canoe down the Brandywine. The fun won’t stop during this week full of adventure.

$325 members / $390 nonmembers

Red Clay Raiders (Overnight at Myrick)- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 12-15
Date: July 23-27

Wander where the wifi is weak and get lost in the right direction in this survival themed week. Learn how to shoot an arrow, cast a fishing rod and orienteer! Put your skills to the test and try to solve the Chadds Ford Historical Society’s escape room and learn some colonial crafts. Navigate the Brandywine by kayak and learn what’s just around the riverbend! Camp out on Thursday night, and continue the adventures into the night!

$350 members / $415 nonmembers

Tectonic Tykes- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: July 30- August 3

Of quartz you will love this rock themed week. Hike to our stream to flip over stones to see who makes their home on a rock. Play new games, create fun crafts and become a rock star. Wrap up the week with a visit from the Iron Hill Museum to learn all about geology.

Half Day (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM): $120 members / $185 nonmembers

Full Day (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM): $175 members / $240 nonmembers

Cretaceous Critters and Paleo Pals (Two groups)-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: July 30- August 3

Don’t take this week for granite. You will learn why rocks are so cool! Search our property and see who can find the most rocks, grow your own crystals, and become a geologist in training! This rockin’ week ends with a presentation from the Iron Hill Museum. The BRC is pleased to offer two sections of 6-7s this week. Please indicate if you would like to be a Cretaceous Critter or a Paleo Pal during registration.

$175 members / $240 nonmembers

Mineral Maniacs- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 8-9
Date: July 30- August 3

Explore the Myrick Center to see how many different rocks you can find and start a rock collection. Examine some rocks while tubing down the Brandywine. Go on a rockin’ adventure! Splash around at Shaw’s Bridge Park and learn all about our local geology when the Iron Hill Museum comes to visit.

$275 members / $340 nonmembers

Dynamite Diggers- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: July 30- August 3

Dig up some fun when you explore the BRC property. See if you can find the old schoolhouse that resides somewhere on our 318 acre property. Get out on the water and go canoeing down the Brandywine. Be prepared for a sweet trip to a geologic marvel. A visit from the Iron Hill Museum will wrap up this rock-tastic week!

$300 members / $365 nonmembers

Outcroppers (Overnight at Myrick)-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 12-15
Date: July 30- August 3

Don’t worry we won’t leave you hanging! Test your knowledge of local plants, animals and landscapes on our 318-acre property. Explore the depths and hallows of a Pennsylvania cave and learn how they were formed. Go on an adventure to find as many different rocks as you can! The fun doesn’t stop there with an overnight at the Myrick Conservation Center. Wrap up the week with a water adventure as you kayak the Brandywine.

$350 members / $415 nonmembers