Wellfleet Bay Nature Day Camp | Philosophy & Credentials

Campers exploring Wellfleet Bay's salt marsh with their counselor

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Our Philosophy


Our summer day camp program in South Wellfleet inspires lasting curiosity and excitement about nature. 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.


Our Credentials


We have more than 50 years of experience in connecting children to nature through public, school, and camp programming. We are proud of our reputation of running a safe, organized, educational program where each child matters.

Camp License

Our camp is licensed by the Wellfleet Board of Health and complies with the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105 CMR 430).

American Camp Association (ACA) Accreditation

We are proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA). Developed exclusively for the camp industry, this nationally recognized program requires that we meet up to 300 standards linked to program quality, health and safety, management, and camp operations. Accreditation is voluntary and assures that camps have made the commitment to a safe, nurturing environment for children. Learn more about this mark of distinction >

Camp Policy Requests

At any time, you may request a copy of our staff background check, healthcare, discipline, bullying, and grievance policies.