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Courageous Condors- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL.

Age: 4-5
Date: June 24-June 28

Take flight at the Myrick Conservation Center and learn about all things animalia. From wings to hooves to webbed feet…you will hike our property to discover the different types of habitats and animals that live here. Splash like a bird playing in water, and run like a fox in a field. Come learn how different animals eat, move, play and live. A visit from the Elmwood Park Zoo will celebrate the end of the week.

Half Day (9:00AM – 12:00PM) – $125 members / $190 non-members

Full Day (9:00AM – 3:00PM) – $180 members/ $245 non-members

Soaring Eagles- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: June 24-June 28

Soar through our property as you discover the animal kingdom. Who eats like an eagle? Do all animals live in the same habitat as an eagle? Become an animal scientist and sort through your findings. Learn what different animals need and make something crafty that could help them. A visit from the Elmwood Park Zoo will wrap up the end of the week.

$180 members/ $245 non-members

Outstanding Owls and Fabulous Falcons (Two groups offered this week. Please pick one.)

Age: 8-9
Date: June 24-June 28

Hunt like an owl for all the different animals at the Myrick Conservation Center. What would you eat? Dive like a falcon into the Brandywine Creek as you go tubing. Take in the scenic surroundings as you picnic at a local park. Birds of a feather flock together for a wild good time. A visit from the Elmwood Park Zoo will celebrate the end of the week.

$260 members/ $345 non-members

Magnificent Mallards-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: June 24-June 28

Come find magnificent animals on our 318 acre property. You may just see a mallard at our pond. Find more as you take a liesurely canoe trip. Compare all those animals to a large 4-legged creature that you will ride during an off-site field trip. Which ones have similar behaviors, habitats and colors? Which are different? A visit from the Elmwood Park Zoo will celebrate the end of the week.

$310 members/ $375 non-members

Shooting Stars-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 12-15
Date: June 24-June 28

Learn all 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 while 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, CEO 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.

$400 members / $465 non-members

Outdoor Freedom Tykes-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: July 1-3

Be free! Free to run in the woods, and free to splash in the water. This three day camp lets you play in America’s big backyard. Have a star spangled good time with water play, crafts and the freedom of the great outdoors.

Half Day (9:00AM – 12:00PM) – $80 members / $145 non-members

Full Day (9:00AM – 3:00PM) – $105 members/ $170 non-members

Outdoor Freedom Junior- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-8
Date: July 1-3

Spend three days with us and discover how much fun it is to play as nature intended. Lay in the grass and examine the different shapes of the blades. Splash with water and find out why it’s so precious. Have some free time to use your artistic talents and create a memory made of magical BRC elements.

$105 members/ $170 non-members

Outdoor Freedom Senior-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 9-12
Date: July 1-3

Be free outside…free of technology. Spend three days celebrating your independence as you discover the wonders of nature. Have explosive fun playing games and continue with our tradition of canoeing on the Brandywine.

$155 members/ $220 non-members

Puddle Jumpers- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: July 8-12

Have a jumping good time while exploring all that dirt has to offer. Discover who lives there…find out where it came from and why it’s almost everywhere. Play with water, squish mud through your toes and maybe even make a mud pie. Celebrate the end of the week with a visiting storyteller.

Half Day (9:00AM – 12:00PM) – $125 members / $190 non-members

Full Day (9:00AM – 3:00PM) – $180 members/ $245 non-members

Creek Stompers/ River Rafters (Two groups this week. Please pick one.) -BOTH CAMPS ARE NOW FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: July 8-12

Meander your way down our stream and discover the animals that live there, the plants that grow there, and just what the dirt has to offer both…or maybe is too much dirt a problem? Get drenched playing water games and learn what dirt can do for water. Join us at a campfire for smores one day and then celebrate the end of the week with a visit from a storyteller.

$180 members/ $245 non-members

Swamp Busters-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 8-9
Date: July 8-12

Bust a move and find out what it means to join the ranks of other swamp busters. Explore what our wetlands have to offer and get down and dirty as you learn how to protect them. Not bogged down? Enjoy a lazy afternoon tubing down the Brandywine one day and examine a wetland another day. Celebrate the end of the week with a visit from a storyteller.

$260 members/ $345 non-members

Wetland Waders

Age: 10-12
Date: July 8-12

I ain’t afraid of no dirt! Don’t get caught clean…explore our wetlands and learn about the plants that grow there. Take a field trip and travel the path from seed to fork. Are the plants different? Wade in the Brandywine at Shaw’s Bridge Park to clean off. Celebrate the end of the week with a visit from a local storyteller.

$310 members/ $375 non-members

Tough Mudders (Overnight at Myrick)

Age: 12-15
Date: July 8-12

Over hill, over dale, get dirty as we hit the dusty trail. Can you withstand the challenges of designing and completing an obstacle course? Find out what lurks in the mud near our pond and streams. Show how tough you are as you go caving. Too muddy? Play in the Brandywine when you go kayaking.

$350 members/ $415 non-members

Incredible Inch Worms- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: July 15-19

Inch your way around our property and observe the critters that crawl here every day. Learn why they’re not creepy and how to treat them. Make a replica of your favorite insect and explore how they’re different. End the week with a special visit from the Adventure Aquarium.

Half Day (9:00AM – 12:00PM) – $125 members / $190 non-members

Full Day (9:00AM – 3:00PM) – $180 members/ $245 non-members

Wonderful Whirligigs-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: July 15-19

Whirl your way into the wonderful world of creepy crawlies. Just what is a creepy crawlie? Where do they live? Are some of them good? Become the guest of our resident creepie crawlies and play alongside them. Invent and create your own to take home. End the week with a special visit from the Adventure Aquarium.

$180 members/ $245 non-members

Daring Dragonflies/Dazzling Damselflies DARING DRAGONFLIES IS NOW CLOSED

Age: 8-9
Date: July 15-19

Prepare to be dazzled with all things crawling at our camp. Dare to amaze your friends with how much fun creepy really is. Float like a dragonfly as you go tubing down the Brandywine. Wiggle your way to a picnic at Shaw’s Bridge Park. End the week with a special visit from the Adventure Aquarium.

$280 members/ $345 non-members

Crawling Crayfish (Overnight at Myrick)- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: July 15-19

Claw your way down the Brandywine in a canoe…you may just find a crayfish. What lurks in our fields and streams…do they have 6, 8, or more legs? Maybe some don’t even have any. Don’t get bugged out, we will visit the Entomology Department at the University of Delaware. End the week with a special visit from the Adventure Aquarium.

$330 members/ $385 non-members

Slithering Salamaders

Age: 12-15
Date: July 15-19

Crawl your way through Myrick’s property and discover aquatic and terrestrial salamanders. Slither your way down the Brandywine in a kayak. Get creeped out with a visit to the University of Delaware’s Entomology Department. Game on…can you crawl faster than you slither?

$330 members/ $395 non-members

Green Guardians- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: July 22-26

Come discover what is green and why on earth it needs to be guarded. Learn what it’s like to be a hero and even create your very own super cape. What special power will you share with your camp mates? On Friday, see Jungle John and his reptilian friends.

Half Day (9:00AM – 12:00PM) – $125 members / $190 non-members

Full Day (9:00AM – 3:00PM) – $180 members/ $245 non-members

Tiny Troopers/ Planet Pals (Two groups this week. Please pick one.) PLANET PALS IS FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: July 22-26

Become a planet pal among the animals and plants that call BRC home. Scout around and find out why this habitat needs a hero to protect it from aliens. Discover just what or who those aliens are. Have intergalactic fun with water and artistic endeavors. On Friday, see what kinds of heroes Jungle John and his reptilian friends are.

$180 members/ $245 non-members

Myrick Marvels- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 8-9
Date: July 22-26

Marvel at the super powers of the great outdoors. Challenge your opponents at ecological duels. The day will fly as you discover what lurks under rocks, in the ground or above the trees. Float through the water in a tube just like Aquaman. On Friday, see what kinds of heroes Jungle John and his reptilian friends are.

$260 members/ $345 non-members

Conservation Crusaders- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: July 22-26

Come join our crusade for galactic fun. Discover the natural planetary features that make up the landforms on the Myrick property. Canoe down the Brandywine. Conserve some items in your recycling bin and make a priceless piece of art. Ready to go intergalactic? Visit the Mount Cuba Observatory. At the end of the week, see what kinds of heroes Jungle John and his reptilian friends are.

$310 members/ $375 non-members

Watershed Warriors (Overnight at Myrick)-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 12-15
Date: July 22-26

Fly through the air like a superhero when you go ziplining. Examine our ponds and streams and find out why you should be a warrior and protect them. Kayak the Brandywine and discover a different underwater kingdom. Go on a quest and fight for your planet.

$350 members/ $415 non-members

Nature Navigators- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: July 29- August 2

Navigate your way through our amazing natural environment. Explore what it takes our animal friends to survive. Get crafty and make a shelter that will help one of them. Can you survive in the water? What about in the woods? The Delaware Museum of Natural History ends the week with a presentation guaranteed to steer your camper to the wonders of nature.

Half Day (9:00AM – 12:00PM) – $125 members / $190 non-members

Full Day (9:00AM – 3:00PM) – $180 members/ $245 non-members

Fire Starters-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: July 29- August 2

Ignite your child’s passion for the great outdoors. Play a game…can they survive if their basic needs are changed or taken away? They will beam with joy as they get wet and wild. Their internal spark will be ignited as they participate in water based science. The week would not be complete without a craft…illuminated no less. The Delaware Museum of Natural History ends the week with a presentation guaranteed to spark your camper’s interest in nature.

$180 members/ $245 non-members

Happy Hunters/Fish Trappers (Two groups this week. Please pick one.)

Age: 8-9
Date: July 29- August 2

Come learn what is sustainable on our property…what can we do to help the environment? Hunt in the woods for signs of wildlife, but don’t get trapped…there’s more fun to be had tubing down the Brandywine. Try your hand working with tools once used by the natives in their quest to survive. Should you withstand the excitement of the week, you will be rewarded with a visit from the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

$260 members/ $345 non-members

Shelter Builders- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: July 29- August 2

Are you a survivor? This week is a game changer…join us as we take you on a trek through our 318 acre property. Find a campsite…whoops you forgot your tent, now what? Are you ready to take fun to new heights, we’re going rock climbing! Can you tip a canoe? Now what do we do? End the week with a visit from the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

$310 members/ $375 non-members

Eco Rangers (Overnight at Myrick)

Age: 12-15
Date: July 29- August 2

Become an eco ranger and take action…hike the trails and fields at the Myrick Conservation Center, kayak your way to an ecological wonder and develop your shooting skills through archery instruction. Cap off your week with an interactive game to learn how to protect and preserve an ecosystem.

$350 members/ $415 non-members

Path Finders- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 4-5
Date: August 5-9

What is on your path to adventure? Will you find forest friends or pond pals? Make new friends while you search for all that BRC has to offer. Get crafty, get wet, get dirty…the fun awaits. Make A Splash at the end of the week with an interactive on-site presentation.

Half Day (9:00AM – 12:00PM) – $125 members / $190 non-members

Full Day (9:00AM – 3:00PM) – $180 members/ $245 non-members

Trail Blazers-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 6-7
Date: August 5-9

Join us for the adventure of the summer. Come blaze a trail and find what lurks in the shadows…but leave no trace. What does it take to be a pioneer in the wilderness? Can you create a useful tool to use on your adventure? It’s game time! In the end, Make A Splash with an interactive on-site presentation.

$180 members/ $245 non-members

Ultimate Adventurers- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 8-9
Date: August 5-9

Prepare to have the ultimate amount of fun possible in one week. Take an adventurous hike through our property and challenge yourself to uncover the wonders of our natural world. Learn what a water strider feels like as you float down the Brandywine. Venture into Shaw’s Bridge Park and show the world what rocks. Make A Splash at the end of the week with an interactive on-site presentation.

$260 members / $345 nonmembers

Fearless Foresters- THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 10-12
Date: August 5-9

Come get a hug from Mother Nature as you explore our forests. Could you survive if you were separated from your fellow campers? Learn how to navigate water as you canoe down the Brandywine. Become fearless as we take you on an off-site trip that will challenge you and your team both physically and mentally. Make A Splash at the end of the week with an interactive on-site presentation.

$310 members/ $375 non-members

Wilderness Experts-THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

Age: 12-15
Date: August 5-9

Join us on a wilderness adventure…can you find water? What will you eat? What if you were stranded with your fellow campers…could you work together as a team? Find out how with an off-site trip that will challenge your team both physically and mentally. Build on your knowledge and become an expert at water navigation.

$330 members/ $395 non-members