Explore our seasonal camps for children from infancy to age 13 and let us immerse your young explorers in the incredible world of Phipps. Highlighting ecology, conservation, healthy living and art concepts through hands-on activities, each session includes nutritious snacks and take-home crafts. To learn even more, please call 412/441-4442, ext. 3925.

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Seasonal Camps

Little Sprouts: Summer Camps

AGES 2 – 4

These four-day programs for our youngest visitors explore fun topics including wonderful worms, fairy tale gardens and favorite fruits.

Seasonal Camps

Seedling Scientists: Summer Camps

AGES 4 – 6

Our week-long camps for early school-age children use awesome activities to strengthen connections to nature.

Seasonal Camps

Budding Botanists: Summer Camps

AGES 6 – 13

In Budding Botanists camps, younger campers and older campers engage with natural sciences through art, gardening, cooking and more, then come together to share their knowledge in a fun mentorship setting. 

Seasonal Camps

NEW! Conservation Crew

GRADES 5 – 8

Dive into advanced conservation science using the scientific method and critical thinking. Connect with local scientists and perform hands-on research and service projects.

Seasonal Camps

NEW! EcoFamilies

FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AGES 6+

Learn what it means to be a scientist, conduct your own research study at home as a family and share your results at a grand science fair!

Seasonal Camps

NEW! Sweet Peas Creativity

INFANTS UP TO 18 MONTHS

Babies, toddlers and their special grownups are invited to make music and art at Phipps. Learn how the sights and sounds of nature can make beautiful songs and keepsake crafts.

Seasonal Camps

Little Sprouts: Fall Camps

AGES 2 – 4

Attend a one-hour camp on plants, bugs and more with a curious preschooler in your life. Each session includes stories, songs, interactive lessons and a healthy snack.

Seasonal Camps

Seedling Scientists: 1,2,3 Come and Learn with Me

AGES 4 – 6

Treat young explorers to a one-hour camp on plants, bugs, fruits and more. These unique programs touch on topics such as healthy living, art, science and sustainability in fun, interactive ways. 

Seasonal Camps

Kids’ Night Out

AGES 4 – 6

It's a kids' night out! Children will have an exciting evening filled with scientific exploration, art and a healthy snack.

Eco Artist and The Nature of Writing Summer Camps are Underwritten in Part by the Commonwealth Charter Academy

Underwritten in Part by the Commonwealth Charter Academy

Select photos © Cory Doman, Paul g. Wiegman, Annie O'Neill