Woman holding binoculars Join today and get outside at one of our 60+ wildlife sanctuaries.
Woman holding binoculars Join today and get outside at one of our 60+ wildlife sanctuaries.
Atop a green grassy hill overlooking a forest with water below. Mountains off in the distance.
Pleasant Valley, Lenox © Nicole Marcotte

Berkshire Nature Camps

At Berkshire Nature Camp, campers ages 3–17 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.

Mass Audubon's 1,400-acre Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary in Lenox and has been the home of Berkshire Nature Camp for 80 years. 

Two campers and a counselor at Berkshire Nature Camp at Pleasant Valley use binoculars to look for birds and other wildlife beside a freshwater pond
Berkshire Nature Camp at Pleasant Valley, Lenox

Programs & Pricing

See a list of camp programs and pricing info for the upcoming summer.

Students walking uphill along the path toward the nature center and red education barn at Pleasant Valley

About Camp

Learn more about our camp, daily schedule of activities, camp staff, and more.

campers with nets in meadow

Camp Policies

Find policies for all Mass Audubon camps including information on deposits, deadlines, and health.

Register for Camp

Families may register online or by calling 413-637-0320. To make sure you’re prepared to register for camp, please read our registration instructions and camp policies, which include changes to pricing and membership.

Please note: Due to overwhelming need for financial assistance, we have closed registration for Tiers 1–3. Tier 4 registration is still available by phone only. If you are unable to pay the tier 4 or 5 tuition for camp, we encourage you to add your name to our waitlist. As we continue to secure funding across the state, we will open more spaces at lower tiers where possible.

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What Others Are Saying...

"This is our child’s 7th summer at Pleasant Valley camp! He can't get enough of it. His love and respect for the natural environment have grown stronger because of his camp experiences." —2023 Camp Parent