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At Wachusett Meadow Nature Day Camp in Princeton, campers ages 3.5 to 17 make new friends and discover the wonders of the outdoors. Campers hike the trails and learn about the natural history of Massachusetts, play games, sing camp songs, and have a lot of fun along the way.

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2020 Camp Rates & Dates


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

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Half-Day

9:00 am–1:00 pm

Preschool Nature Camp • Ages 3.5–5
Tuesdays–Thursdays: June 16–August 6
$130 members; $195 nonmembers per three-day session

Full-Day

9:00 am–3:30 pm

Nature Camp • Ages 5–12
Weekly sessions: June 22-August 14
$255 members; $320 nonmembers per week

Nature Camp w/Overnight • Ages 9–17
July 13–17 (Discoverers, ages 9-12)
$300 members; $365 nonmembers
July 27–31 (Ecologists, ages 12-17)
$320 members; $385 nonmembers

Outdoor Leaders • Ages 11–14
June 29–July 3
$280 members; $345 nonmembers

Nature & Art • Ages 7–12
July 6–10 (ages 9-12), July 13–17 (ages 7-10)
$280 members; $345 nonmembers per week

Creative Photography • Ages 10–17
July 20–24, August 10–14
$280 members; $345 nonmembers per week

Counselors-in-Training (CITs)

Ages 14–17
Mandatory training on June 13
(application required; request an application)
$100 members; $165 nonmembers

Extended-Day Options

Available from June 22–August 14

Before Camp (Full-Day Campers) • 8:00–9:00 am
Pre-registration required
$5 members; $8 nonmembers per day/camper
$25 members; $35 nonmembers per week/camper

Before Camp (Half-Day Campers) • 8:00–9:00 am
Pre-registration required
$15 members; $20 nonmembers per week/camper

After Camp • 3:30–5:00 pm
For full-day campers only
$50 members; $65 nonmembers per week/camper
$12 members; $18 nonmembers per day/camper

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What Others Are Saying . . .


"We love outdoors and he loves anything to do with bugs or creatures in nature. It was the perfect camp for his first camp experience! He wants to go back!" –Camp Parent

"Our daughter had a great time. We are very impressed with the sanctuary as a whole and are inspired to be involved as a family. Keep up the good work." –Camp Parent