Ipswich River Nature Day Camp in Topsfield

Ipswich River Nature Campers walking on the boardwalk in summer (by Scott Santino/Mass Audubon)

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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.

Our brochure contains more information about our programs, including weekly session themes and pricing.

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Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
87 Perkins Row, Topsfield, MA 01983
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How to Register

Registration will open on Wednesday, February 3. We will post the link to register online that same day.

2021 Camp Sessions & Dates

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Nature Camps

8:30 am–3:00 pm

Members $380/week • Nonmembers $445/week

Young Naturalists • Ages 5–6
Weekly sessions from June 21–August 20
Mammal Ramble | Cool Colorful Critters | Wildlife Detectives | Wetland Wonders | Amazing Amphibians

Investigators • Ages 7–8
Weekly sessions from June 21–August 20
Carnivore Camp | NSI: Nature Scene Investigators | Into the Wild | Super Scientists | Creating Art in Nature | Reptile Roundup

Naturalists • Ages 9–11
Weekly sessions from June 21–August 20
Predator Prowl | Animal Architects | Survival of the Fittest | Super Scientists | Creating Art in Nature | Fun with Nature Photography