Registration is open!
Fall Break Camp
Eco Engineers: Wetland Exploration!
at Rosewood Nature Study Area, Reno
About Our Science Camps
Join Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation for exciting outdoor adventures as we turn our local parks into learning laboratories! During Fall Break, we offer one week of Student Stewards Camp, an extension of our Student Stewards Program. Connect to the natural world through outdoor exploration, hands-on activities, experiments, games, crafts, and more!
The Student Stewards Spring Break Camp is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), standards-based option for school vacation. Scholarships are available!
About Our Camp Educators
All our Camp Educators:
Are First aid and CPR certified
Hold at minimum a bachelor's degree in a STEAM-related field
Are experienced working with children and
Are passionate about outdoor education!
About Our Camp Health Guidelines
We take the health and safety of our community very seriously. Although we are very excited to see your smiling faces, we are following local health regulations and may need to update camp policies, or even cancel or move camp unexpectedly. All campers and camp educators must also follow our Camp Covid-19 Policy.
2023 Fall Camp
Eco Engineers: Wetland Exploration Camp
October 2nd - 6th
Join us this week as we explore the wetlands at Rosewood Nature Study Area!
Who: Students ages 8-12*
*We will not have Junior Counselors for our fall or winter camps. We look forward to welcoming the JC Team in the spring!
Where: Rosewood Nature Study Area
Students can be picked up and dropped off at Rosewood Nature Study Area. 6800 Pembroke Drive, Reno, NV 89502.
Much of camp will take place outdoors, so please make sure your student is wearing weather appropriate clothes and sturdy shoes.
When: Monday-Friday, 9am - 4pm (Extended Hours 8am - 5:30pm)
Regular camp hours are 9:00am-4:00pm. Parents/guardians will need to sign their students out with a photo ID before heading home.
Extended hours (8:00am-5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee. Please be aware, parents/guardians CANNOT be later than 5:30pm to pick-up students. There are no afternoon extended hours on Fridays.
Camp registration starts at $225 per student. Scholarships are available!
Tuition for a camper is $200 + a $25 non-refundable deposit per week. Sign up before September 3rd for an Early Bird discount of $50!
Extended hours (8am-5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee. Please be aware, if parents/guardians are late to pick-up students (later than 5:30 pm), late fees will be charged.
Lunch available for an additional fee.
Need-based scholarships of varying levels are available. If you are interested, please complete the scholarship application during registration. Scholarship applications are reviewed within 5 business days. If you have any questions please email Ashley, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your student is unable to attend a week of camp for which they are registered, please contact us. If a cancellation occurs at least 7 days before the camp is scheduled to begin, refunds are available. Deposits are non-refundable.
If your child will need to take prescribed medication during camp, please download and fill out the Medical Administration Form here. Return this form before or on the first day or camp.
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According to Peter Scales and the American Camp Association, "Camp is one of the few institutions where young people can experience and satisfy their need for physical activity, creative expression and true participation in a community environment. Most schools don't satisfy all these needs."
There is a projected 14% increase in STEM-related jobs, but only 16% of high school students are proficient in STEM subjects. With our STEAM, standards-based curriculum at the Student Stewards Fall Break Camp, students will be better prepared for high school and beyond!