The National Aviary is still caring for our flock during this temporary closure.

You can support the National Aviary and the animals in our care during these uncertain times.

Donate to our Emergency Care Efforts today.

The National Aviary is still caring for our flock during this temporary closure.

You can support the National Aviary and the animals in our care during these uncertain times.

Donate to our Emergency Care Efforts today.

Virtual Summer Camps

New! 2020 National Aviary VIRTUAL Summer Camps!

 

Registration is Now Open!

Operating out of an abundance of caution in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the National Aviary is bringing their popular summer camps online in 2020.

Virtual summer camps allow for campers ages 6 to 18 and their families to join in on the fun from all around the world.

Campers will be able to view exclusive live and pre-recorded content, participate in hands-on crafts and activities, and meet some of the National Aviary’s amazing birds – all from the comfort of their own home!


Dates:  

Ages 6-8: “Beaks, Wings, & Things” 
July 13-17: 9 AM to Noon

What makes birds so unique? Why do different bird have different beaks? In this session, campers will enjoy both live and recorded activities, habitat tours, and sneak peaks behind-the-scenes that will teach them all about bird adaptations! Your camper will learn why different birds have unique features to survive in their worlds, meet some of our avian ambassadors, and even be able to build their own unique bird using the adaptations they learn about! Our camp counselors will be there every step of the way to aid in exploration, answer questions, and help your young learner navigate through virtual content.

Find the Materials List Here


Ages 9-12: “Aviary Behind-the-Scenes” 
July 20-24: 9 AM to Noon      

Have you ever wondered what it takes to run a zoo? In this session, campers will learn how our staff manages to take care of the 550+ birds and mammals that call the National Aviary home! Your camper will discover zoo careers, learn about habitats, meet some of our avian residents, and create their own one-of-a-kind zoo at home! Our camp counselors will lead daily live sessions and campers will navigate through additional content independently while working on their week long build-a-zoo project.

Find the Materials List Here


Teen Camp — Ages 13-18: “Conservation Heroes”
July 27-31: 1 – 4 PM    

The National Aviary works to protect birds and their habitats – and so can you! In this session, teens will explore the many ways they can contribute to conservation efforts in their backyards and around the world! Your camper will meet National Aviary experts in conservation and animal care, observe and survey birds in their neighborhood, and learn about the critical role bird species play in the environment. Our camp counselors will lead daily live sessions and campers will navigate through additional content independently while discovering the world of conservation!


Pricing:  
  • $75 members/ $80 non-members per household 
  • Optional: $20 materials per person


Register Here!

Meet the Counselors

Jennifer Torpie

Kate Campbell


If you have questions or want more information, please contact education.programs@aviary.org. 

Cancellations made at least 14 days in advance of the program start date receive a refund equal to the cost of camp minus a $25 service fee per person, per program. Cancellations made within 14 days of the program will not receive a refund. In cases of insufficient registration, the National Aviary reserves the right to cancel any program. Under these circumstances, you will receive a full refund. 


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