Campers will experience a series of educational and interactive programs to investigate native plants and wildlife found around the Whitewater Center in addition to participating in pass activities.

*Nature Explorers Camp participants are required to have an Annual Pass to attend their camp session.
8-12 years
6/21-6/25, 7/12-16, 7/19-23, 8/2-8/6, 8/9-8/13


  • 7:30am-8:30am
    Optional Early Drop Off, Available Select Weeks (Additional $50 fee)
  • 8:30am-9:00am
    Regular Drop Off
  • 9:00am-4:30pm
    Camp Activities
  • 4:30pm-5:30pm
    Camp Pickup


Nature Activities

Water Activities

Land Activities

obstacle course


Step 1
Register & Pay
Step 2
Complete Forms
Step 3
Enjoy Camp


Option #1: Full Payment

Full Payments can be made by registering online, over the phone (704.391.3900), or in person.

Option #2: Deposit + Payment

Deposits can be made over the phone (704.391.3900) or in person. Deposits are accepted until April 30 and are nonrefundable. Only full payments will be accepted after April 30. Balances are due in full by May 21.


After registering for camp, you will receive an email from the USNWC with a link to the Online Camp Forms. The Online Camp Forms include the following:

Camper Information Form

Includes health information, emergency contacts, friend requests, pick-up approvals, etc.

Summer Camp Lunch Registration

Please note that Lunch Registration closes Monday the week prior to your camp start date at noon.

Parent Packet

Includes essential information about what to bring, schedules, rules, etc.
Online Camp Forms and lunch registration (if participating) must be completed seven days prior to their camp start date.

Lunch Options

Campers may bring their own lunch and snacks, or purchase lunch through our Summer Camp Lunch Menu. Lunches can be purchased via the link provided in the camp confirmation email sent to you after registration.

Parent Pass

Parents can purchase a Sunset Pass on Fridays to participate in activities with their child. There is no additional cost to the child if they are participating in camp that week. The pass is good for activities after 4pm until close. You must receive the coupon from camp staff at the check-in table at 4pm on Friday.