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Summer Camps are BACK!

Whether you have a toddler or a teen, the National Aviary has exciting summer programming to encourage, to teach, and to inspire!

SOLD OUT!!! Little Explorers Camp | Ages 2 – 5 | Pricing: Members: $70; Non-Members: $75; includes 1 Toddler and 1 Parent or Caregiver | National Aviary 

In this “caregiver and me program,” your little learner can explore the world of birds through:

  • Art activities
  • Sensory play
  • Story time
  • Movement activities
  • Meet a National Aviary Animal Ambassador
  • Explore tropical habitats home to colorful, vibrant birds

SOLD OUT!!! Nature’s Superheroes | June 19 – 23, June 26 – 30, & July 10 – 14 | 9 am – 3 pm | Ages 6 – 8 | Pricing: Members: $230; Non-Members: $250 | National Aviary 

Owls have super senses, falcons have super speed, parrots have super strength, and penguins are super swimmers! Your camper will learn about amazing avian superpowers and more while:

  • Taking in the sights and sounds of our immersive habitats
  • Doing scientific investigations
  • Having up-close encounters with National Aviary Animal Ambassadors
  • Exploring outdoors

SOLD OUT!!! Nature’s Superheroes | July 17 – 21 & July 24 – 28 | 9 am – 3 pm | Ages 9 – 12 | Pricing: Members: $230; Non-Members: $250 | National Aviary 

Owls have incredible hearing that helps them locate prey under a foot of snow. The force of a large parrot’s bite can be as much as 700 pounds per square-inch! Adaptations like these are birds’ superpowers. Your camper will discover amazing avian abilities and adaptations through:

  • Up-close experiences with National Aviary Animal Ambassadors
  • Conducting scientific investigations
  • Exploring the great outdoors
  • Enjoying our immersive habitats

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SOLD OUT!!! Conservation Heroes Teen Camp | July 31 – August 4 | 9 am – 3 pm | Ages 13 – 16 | Pricing: Members: $230; Non-Members: $250 | National Aviary 

The animal care experts, veterinarians, and scientists who work at the National Aviary are heroes for bird conservation, and you can be, too:

  • Learn how the experts at the Aviary care for more than 500 birds and mammals right here in Pittsburgh.
  • Find out how their work helps birds around the world and what steps you can take at home to be a hero for avian conservation.

General Camp Info 2023

National Aviary Camps enable children and teens to connect with nature both indoors and out!

Our fees include admission, all of our exciting camp activities, supplies, and time to explore our beautiful free-flight habitats. 

Parents / guardians may only register their own child(ren).  

All campers will be required to bring a packed lunch from home each day. 

National Aviary camp staff have previous experience working with children, all state-mandated clearances, and CPR/First Aid certifications. We ensure individualized attention so that each and every camper can enjoy an unforgettable experience! 

Registration is final after payment is received and a formal confirmation is sent to you.  

Cancellations made at least 14 days in advance of the program start date receive a refund equal to the cost of the camp minus a $50 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. 

Questions? Email us at education.programs@aviary.org!

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