Camp BNC in West Roxbury: Week 5 - Older Campers (ages 10 to 13)

Sponsored by Boston Nature Center
July 20, 2020 (Monday) - July 24, 2020 (Friday) (8:30am - 5:30pm)


The Roxbury Latin School in West Roxbury


(suitable for children 10 - 13 years)




Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

A Sliding Scale is available.

Whether hiking in the woods, bird watching at the vernal pool, or looking for insects in the meadow, campers at Camp BNC at West Roxbury will have fun while learning about nature. Every day campers discover the world around them through an engaging nature-inspired curriculum and in a safe, inclusive camp community.

Since 1645, Roxbury Latin has offered able and aspiring boys of Greater Boston a distinctive education. The school's 117-acre campus includes more than 50 acres of beautiful, undisturbed forest, where BNC campers will discover and learn about the natural environment. When campers are not outside investigating vernal pools, picking blueberries, or exploring wooded trails, they will be creating and playing in Roxbury Latin's classrooms, art studio, theater, and state-of-the-art gymnasium.

Ravens (age 10 and 11) and Adventurers (age 12 and 13), each have their own weekly nature theme that is engaging and age appropriate. Please visit the BNC Camp webpage for a full description of themes.

Campers spend time outdoors every day learning about nature through observations, investigations, art activities, teambuilding, and more. Throughout the week campers take part in traditions like morning circle, camp clean and special event days like Earth Carnival or Camp Clue.

Join us for a unique camp experience that combines high-quality science education with the traditions of summer camp that will help your child build a life-long connection to the outdoors!

Daily Schedule: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Before Camp: 7:30 am to 8:30 am Fee per week: $30

You will be able to register for before-camp care during the check-out process.

Weekly Themes


June 24th to June 28th: Wildlife Ecology (Adaptations)

July 1st to July 5th: Animal Architects (Wildlife)

July 8th to July 12th: Bird Avengers (Birds)

July 15th to July 19th: Weaving the Web of Life (Habitats & Ecosystems)

July 22nd to July 26th: Inspired by Nature (Art & Nature)

July 29th to August 2nd: Insects at Work (Insects & Others)


June 24th to June 28th: Hydrologists to the Rescue! (Water)

July 1st to July 5th: State of the Birds (Birds)

July 8th to July 12th: Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee (Insects & Others)

July 15th to July 19th: Survivor BNC (Adaptations)

July 22nd to July 26th: Leave No Trace (Habitats & Ecosystems)

July 29th to August 2nd: The Amazing Art Race (Art & Nature)

Instructions and Directions:

Payment and all camp forms are due June 15, 2020.

We use the online health form system CampDoc. Families will be sent an email link to update their camper's health history and to upload their physical and immunization records.

Each camper is limited to four weeks per site (Mattapan & West Roxbury). If you register for more than four weeks at one site, we will contact you about the registration and a full refund will be given.

Registration is required.
To request a registration packet, please call (617) 983-8500 or email
For your own security, DO NOT send credit card information via email.

For more information, contact: