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Nature Day Camps


Welcome to the nature day camps web page.

If you are looking for conservation education programs for remote learners or homeschoolers, please visit our new remote learners web page:

These programs take place at Morrison Dam Conservation Area (MDCA), 71108 Morrison Line, east of Exeter. The programs include exploration, hands-on activities, experiments, and sensory awareness to help children gain curriculum-based knowledge and develop a deep respect for nature and taking care of soil, water and living things in the watershed.

Ausable Bayfield Conservation’s conservation educators strive to be dynamic, caring and creative natural leaders while facilitating these outdoor learning programs. In addition, educators are following local health unit recommendations and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines for day camps.

After registering for one of the following multi-week programs, ABCA will provide you will additional details including safety protocols and preparing your child(ren) for the outdoor learning. Alternatively, please call 519-235-2610, or toll-free 1-888-286-2610, extension 262 to learn more.

For ABCA Outdoor Programs coronavirus (COVID-19) policies and procedures please download PDF file below:

PDF files are available in alternate formats upon request.

Summer Nature Day Camps cancelled for 2020; returning in 2021

NOTICE: Summer nature day camps for 2020 have been cancelled as part of our public health response to the current coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in order to help keep everyone safe. We plan to offer day camps again in 2021.

Wonder, Investigate, Learn, and Discover at WILD Nature Day Camps - Returning in 2021

Campers will explore and discover the natural world through active outdoor play. This program is ideal for young people who love being outdoors, who enjoy hiking and exploring, and who like to get their hands dirty!