Nature Explorers
Summer Camps!

 
 
 

 Nature Explorers summer camps deepen youth's connection to, understanding of, and respect for the natural world

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View NOS's Summer 2022 Camper Handbook Here

 

Adventure

Camps

Adventurers:
8-10 year olds

NOS Adventure Camps: Explore nature in a local park and learn skills that are useful in town or in the wilderness!  Optional one-night campout, too!

Dates:

July 5-8 (Elko - SOLD OUT!)

July 11-14 (Elko - SOLD OUT!)

July 18-21 (Elko - SOLD OUT!)

July 18-21 (Winnemucca - SOLD OUT!)

Price: $50

Pathfinder Excursions

Pathfinders:
11-13 year olds

Lassen Excursion: Join us on a 4-night adventure to Lassen Volcanic National Park.  Along the way we will explore some of the paths the emigrants traveled on.  While in the Park we will participate in Ranger led programs learning about the local geology, plants, and animals.

Date:

July 11-15

Price: $100


Great Basin Excursion:
SOLD OUT!

Come explore starry nights and caves with us at the Great Basin National Park during Ranger led programs.  We will also hike and discover what Bristlecone Pines looks like, so be prepared to hike and practice the Leave No Trace principles you will learn about.  

Date:

July 18-22

Price: $100


Tahoe Excursion:
SOLD OUT!

Ready for some water fun?  Then join us on the Lake Tahoe Excursion where there will be plenty of time for kayaking and swimming.  Get sand between your toes one day and the next day view the lake from a high vista point! 

Date:

August 1-5

Price: $80


Angel Lake Excursion:
SOLD OUT!
Just outside Wells, Nevada is the treasure known as Angel Lake.  Practice some new fishing skills, hike to another alpine lake and enjoy a hidden gem in the East Humboldt Mountains. 

 

Date:

August 15-18

Price: $80

Voyager Expeditions

Voyagers:
14-17 year olds

Backpacking:
Starting in Ruby Valley, we will climb up and over to Overland Lake where the water is cold and clear!  Along the hike we will learn about the geology, plants, and animals of the Ruby Mountains while practicing Leave No Trace Principles that you will learn about along the way.

Dates:

June 27-29

Price: $100


Backroad Voyagers:
Journey deep into the Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area with us for a 4-night adventure.  Learn advanced survival skills as well as about emigrants who travelled this same path many years ago.  Plus, leave as a Leave No Trace Trainer!

Dates:

August 8-12

Price: $100

Partnered

Camps

In Ely and

Winnemucca

Great Basin Workshop (Ely):
Calling all White Pine 3rd - 6th Graders!  Join us for 1 evening, and 2 full days exploring.  The first evening will be team building and fun games, then off to Great Basin National Park one day and Cave Lake State Park the next.
**Register through Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition HERE**

Ages: Open to 3rd-6th graders in White Pine County

Dates:

July 7-9

Price: $50

In partnership with the Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition


Adventurers Trailblazing Camp  (Winnemucca):
Gain the confidence to be a responsible outdoor adventurer by learning knots, the 10 essentials to bring with you on any outdoor adventure, and Leave No Trace principles.  Then, put your new skills to test on a local hike.

Ages: 8-10

Dates:

August 1-4

Price: $50

Pathfinders Trailblazing Camp  (Winnemucca):
As an outdoor leader deepen your outdoor skills with survival skills like shelter building and knot tying. Learn even more about Leave No Trace principles and how to teach them to your friends.  Your new skills will then be put to test on a local hike. 

Ages: 11-13

Dates:

July 6-8

Price: $50

In partnership with UNR Humboldt County Extension 4H Youth Development

Day

Camps

In Elko and

Battle Mountain

California Trail Center Day Camp:
Spend the day at
the CTIC learning how life was on the trail.  Cook over an open fire, learn about camp chores, play some trail games and gain an appreciation for the emigrant trails that run through Elko County.

Ages: 3rd-12th graders

Dates:

July 26 OR July 28

Price: $20

In partnership with the California Trail Interpretive Center


Battle Mountain Day Camp: 
Spend a fun filled day at Elquist Park learning survival skills like knot tying and map and compass skills.  Have fun doing team building activities, engineering challenges, and learning the seven Leave No Trace principles.  

Ages: 3rd-8th graders

Dates:

June 27 OR July 27

Price: $20

 

ABOUT US


Nevada Outdoor School inspires exploration of the natural world, responsible stewardship of our habitat and dedication to community.

CONTACT US


Winnemucca Office:
655 Anderson Street
Winnemucca, NV 89445
(775) 623-5656

Elko Office:
2363 N. 5th Street, Unit 102
Elko, NV 89801
(775)  777-0814

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