Calling all summer campers!

Join Imago for a summer of fun! We’ll explore the Imago woods, play fun camp games, and connect with each other and the earth. 

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Covid-19 Policies

All camps will be run using state and federal COVID guidelines with limited group sizes, strict health protocols, and an emphasis on sanitization of spaces and materials.

Trail Rompers

Trail Rompers (Ages 4 – 6)

Enjoy a wonderful week of wonder and fun immersed in the outdoors. Each week we explore a nature theme with games, hikes, songs and art. Registration opens soon!

Times:
Monday – Friday | Morning Session: 9:00am – 11:30am     Afternoon Session: 12:30pm – 3:00pm
Cost: $95

Campers will spend the week exploring the wonders of the forest. Campers will  learn about everything from trees to owls, and will even get a chance to investigate the decomposers who help keep the forest clean.

9:00 – 12:00
Ages 4 – 6
$95

Campers will have the opportunity to participate in engaging, hands-on activities that explore all the wonders the sky has to offer- from birds to rainbows!

9:00 – 12:00
Ages 4 – 6
$95

Campers will spend the week learning about some of the interesting creatures found in our region like turtles, dragonflies, and bats! Campers will be on the lookout for some of these creatures while they explore Imago’s trails, and will play games and do experiments to learn all about these creatures’ cool characteristics.

9:00 – 12:00
Ages 4 – 6
$95

Nature Explorers 

Nature Explorers Camp (Ages 6 – 10)

Each week is a new theme that we will explore with hikes, games, and art-making. Campers will have the opportunity to make life-long memories and friends, while spending the week immersed in creative, hands-on nature based programming. Registration opens soon!

Times: Monday – Friday | 9:00am – 3:00pm
Cost: $150

Campers will discover the wonderful world of insects as they dive into learning about creatures like ants, caterpillars, and fireflies! Campers will take part in unique and exciting hands-on-programming that digs deep into the lives of insects and why they are important to our environment.

9:00 – 3:00
Ages 6 – 10
$150

Become an Imago Ranger and spend the week learning outdoor skills and exploring 16 acres of “wilderness” at Imago’s nature preserve. Campers will build forts, learn how to build campfires, master navigating with compasses, and more!

9:00 – 3:00
Ages 7 – 12
$150

It CAN be easy being green! This week your camper will become an eco-champion. Campers will learn how to be stewards of the earth through hand on games and activities. We’ll also compete to make each camp day more zero-waste than the last and create eco-friendly items that campers and their families can use every day to help save the planet.

9:00 – 3:00
Ages 6 – 10
$150

All the world is a stage- even the woods! Spend a week in the creative, magical world of outdoor theater with Imago. Each camper will have a role in a fun, short play and will also spend the week creating costumes, scenery, and props. At the end of the week, campers will debut their theatrical performance for family and friends!

9:00 – 3:00
Ages 6 – 10
$150

Campers will be able to unleash their creativity as they spend the week creating amazing structures and inventions out of recycled items and materials found in nature! Campers will have the opportunity to engage in unique and creative projects as they design and build things like pinball machines, bridges, and robots.

9:00 – 3:00
Ages 6 – 10
$150

Campers will spend the week immersed in creativity and art-making. Campers will have the opportunity to create unique works of art using natural materials while also getting to explore different art mediums like watercolors and clay.

9:00 – 3:00
Ages 6 – 10
$150

Campers will spend the week experiencing the best that Imago has to offer! This week will be filled with our favorite adventures and campers will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities, from art to exploration!

9:00 – 3:00
Ages 6 – 10
$150

Camp FAQs

Are there scholarships available?

There are limited scholarships available. If you have questions about scholarship, send us an email at camps@imagoearth.org and we can provide more information.

Is there a way to see a schedule for the whole summer?
What makes an Imago camp special?

Our camps tap into the power of nature to shape young lives and create amazing memories that will last a lifetime.

Nature:
Our camps emphasize being outside and feature activities that are not common in everyday life. From hiking to working on a garden, each day is full of new experiences that tap into children’s natural affinity for the outdoors.

Skills:
Campers will learn new skills in natural history, outdoor recreation, sustainability, and outdoor survival.

Community:
Our camps are not just a collection of campers, but rather a community. From chores, to inventing games, to making snacks, our camps are designed so that campers can be a part of a thriving camp community.  

Camper Led:
Finally, we believe that the best camps are the ones that the campers help to shape and create. Our camps intentionally have time for camper led inquiries, games and activities.

What if I need to cancel?

First, we would like to encourage you to simply move to another camp so your camper can have the experience of summer camp. However, we understand that things come up and you may need to cancel all together. To do so, please call or email us.

– If you cancel with more than 30 days till the camp start date, then you will receive a full refund
– 15-30 days until the camp start date – 50% refund
– 2 weeks prior to start of camp – NO REFUND

Where do Camps Take Place?

Most camps take place at Imago’s 16 acre urban nature preserve, just 5 minutes west of downtown Cincinnati. One week of camps (6/24-6/28) are based at Pleasant Ridge Montessori School.

What are the counselors' qualifications?

Each counselor is First Aid/CPR trained and certified. Counselors also must pass a criminal background check, and are extensively trained in Imago’s education standards and policies.

What are the camper to counselor ratios?

Each camp has a 6 to 1 camper to counselor ratio.

For more information

Have a question or comment that’s not addressed? Give us a holler. You can call us at (513) 921-5124, or email us at camps@imagoearth.org