Welcome to Wellfleet Bay Natural History Day Camp

Campers hiking through salt water marsh

Wellfleet Bay Natural History Day Camp inspires a child’s lasting curiosity and excitement about nature. Campers ages 4 to 13 have fun and make friends as they explore the nature of Cape Cod at our 937-acre wildlife sanctuary. 


Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Ages 4–13 | June–August

Themed weekly sessions feature outdoor exploration, hands-on activities, games, songs, and crafts. Some incorporate offsite travel for kayaking, whale watching, and snorkeling. Learn More >


Chatham Elementary School
Ages 4–13 | June–August

Themed weekly sessions have campers exploring trails, discovering tidal flats, catching frogs, experimenting with science, dabbling in art, and venturing to new places around Chatham Elementary School. Learn More >


No two days are alike at camp, but this sample schedule gives an overview of daily activities and flow. Learn More >


Our goals are to instill awareness and appreciation of nature, to demonstrate responsibility for the environment, and to promote a sense of place. Above all, we create a fun and memorable outdoor experiences for our campers. Learn More >


Our staff members are chosen for their enthusiasm, experience, nature knowledge, and ability to work with children in the outdoors. Learn More >