Ipswich River Nature Day Camp in Topsfield

Ipswich River campers exploring by canoe

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Explore the forests, fields, ponds, and river at the sanctuary. Take daily walks to the Rockery Pond, vernal pool, or canoe landing to gain a greater appreciation for the outdoors.

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Location

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
87 Perkins Row, Topsfield, MA 01983
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2020 Camp Rates & Dates


Half-Day

8:30–11:30 am or 12:00–3:00 pm

Discoverers • Ages 4–5
One-week sessions: June 22-26, July 20-24
$195 members; $260 nonmembers per week (morning option)
$185 members; $250 nonmembers per week (afternoon option)

Full-Day

8:30 am–3:00 pm

Young Naturalists • Ages 5–6
Weekly sessions: June 22-August 21
$340 members; $405 nonmembers per week

Investigators • Ages 7–8
Weekly sessions: June 29-July 31, August 17-21
$335 members; $400 nonmembers per week

Naturalists • Ages 9–11
Weekly sessions: June 29-July 31, August 17-21
$335 members; $400 nonmembers per week

Special Interest Camps • Ages 7–11
One-week sessions: June 22-26, August 3-7, August 10-14
$305 members; $370 nonmembers per week (unless otherwise noted)

Trekkers • Ages 7–11
Two-week sessions: July 6-17, July 20-31
$560 members; $625 nonmembers per session

Traveling Adventures ● Ages 12–14
Nature Photography: July 13-17
$450 members; $515 nonmembers
Mountaintop Treks: July 20-24
$475 members; $540 nonmembers

Canoe Adventures ● Ages 12–14
Ipswich River Adventures: August 3-7
$360 members; $425 nonmembers
Further River Adventures: August 10-14
$380 members; $445 nonmembers

Counselors-in-Training (CITs)

Ages 14–16
Two-week sessions: June 22-August 14
(application required; request an application)
$195 members; $260 nonmembers per session

Extended-Day Option

After-Camp ● 3:00-4:00 pm
Pre-registration required
$9 per day/camper; $35 per week/camper

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