Welcome to Habitat Nature Camp!

Ponding discoveries at Habitat Camp

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Habitat Nature Camp in Belmont has been engaging children in nature study since 1974. We are committed to providing quality outdoor experiences that are guided by a philosophy of discovery, giving campers the opportunity to explore, question, and connect in nature. 

We encourage campers, ages 5–16, to explore their surroundings and discover new interests and talents. Campers are encouraged to question and challenge their understanding of nature and their own place within it. Our camp community is welcoming and responsive and connects new and returning campers to lasting friendships.   

Summer 2023

We're hard at work planning for another amazing camp season! Information about 2023 sessions is coming soon, including our camp brochure and registration dates.

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Get the Brochure


The brochure contains complete information about our camp, including full session descriptions, weekly themes, & pricing. The summer 2023 camp brochure will be available sometime this winter. Check back soon!


How to Register


Due to the enthusiastic interest in our community and to ensure fair and equitable access to camp for everyone, all camp spaces are filled online through a modified lottery system. We will begin accepting applications for the lottery in early January. Sign up for email updates to be notified when the registration lottery opens. Open to Mass Audubon members only. 

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What Others Are Saying . . .


"The organization of the camp is amazing. I have such respect for the program, the staff, the counselors, and all the hard work that goes into the programs that are created. My daughter declined going on vacation so she could come to this camp. I love how much it teaches her too and the creativity of each day."

"We loved every second of camp. Our son came back excited, full of new knowledge, and tired. Thank you."