2017 URI Eco-Exploration Camp

Hosted at the University of Rhode Island Botanical Gardens in Kingston and at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center in Providence!

RWP garden harvesting donating foodThe URI Extension Outreach Center invites your budding scientists to engage in an outdoor adventure this summer. Our day camps encourage kids to explore the natural world, with programs conveniently located both in Kingston and Providence. Campers will investigate the geology of Rhode Island, ecology and natural history of Rhode Island plants and animals, learn citizen science, engage in hands-on S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) activities, play nature-themed games, harvest freshly-grown produce, create arts and crafts projects, write in their journals, collect treasures for nature boxes and more! Each week is themed and geared towards different age groups based on the level of content. Eco-Exploration educators are URI faculty, staff and students. Send your child for one week or more!


“We loved this camp! Great mix of free play/exploration with structure and supervision.”
~2015 Providence camp parent

“Great camp; thank you! Excellent counselors. We really appreciated having lunch provided, too.”
~ 2014 Providence camp parent

“I have signed my 9 year old son up for many camps and activities. The Eco-Exploration Camp was one of his favorites so far! The games and crafts promoted learning, and the counselors were wonderful!”
~ 2013 Kingston camp parent 




Summer 2017

Camp dates and information coming soon!