Welcome to Berkshire Nature Camp at Pleasant Valley!

Berkshire campers ponding on the boardwalk

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At Berkshire Nature Camp in Lenox, campers ages 3 to 16 have fun and make friends as they discover nature! Trail explorations, wildlife observation, outdoor play, hands-on activities, games, and crafts keep campers engaged throughout the summer. Camp takes place at Pleasant Valley, our 1,400-acre wildlife sanctuary with diverse forests, meadows, mountains, brooks, and beaver ponds.

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2020 Camp Rates & Dates

Our brochure contains complete camp information, including session descriptions, dates, and costs.

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9:00 am–1:00 pm

Knee-High Naturalists • Ages 3–5
Weekly sessions: June 22–August 14
(no camp week of July 13)
$190 members; $240 nonmembers per week


9:00 am–3:00 pm

Discoverers • Ages 5–6
Weekly sessions: June 22–August 14
$360 members; $440 nonmembers per week

Explorers • Ages 7–9
Weekly sessions: June 22–August 14
$360 members; $440 nonmembers per week

Naturalists • Ages 10–13
Weekly sessions: June 22–August 14
(some include a Thursday evening program until 10:00 pm)
$360 members; $440 nonmembers per week
$430 members; $500 nonmembers per week with evening program

Nature Photography Camp • Ages 12–15
July 13–17
$400 members; $475 nonmembers

Canoe Camp • Ages 13–16
July 27–31
$460 members; $530 nonmembers

View full descriptions, dates, & costs in the brochure >

Counselors-in-Training (CITs)

Ages 14–17
Mandatory training on June 19
(application required; request an application)

What Others Are Saying . . .

"Counselors were awesome, other kids were really friendly, hiking to the top of mountain was a highlight!" –Camp Parent

"Everything about this camp was amazing. It’s what a camp should be and reminded me of my childhood. I’m so thankful for your scholarship so my children could experience camp." –Camp Parent

"The turtle tracking was awesome! She is already planning on being a wildlife scientist." –Camp Parent

"The friends he made at camp played a huge part in his enjoyment. He came home with a huge smile on his face and told us stories for hours about his new camp friends." –Camp Parent