Summer Camp Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy's popular summer camps are unique, age-specific programs held in beautiful Frick Park. Led by Parks Conservancy educators, these camps encourage children and teens to learn, play, and grow in our city's biggest classrooms: parks!

All Parks Conservancy summer camps are based out of the Frick Environmental Center.

Each child may be registered for a maximum of one session of this camp each summer.

A group of children attending summer camp at the Frick Environmental Center.

Our Camps

4 DAY CAMP FEE| $144

5 DAY CAMP FEE | $180

This half-day camp is for children 4 years old at the time of camp through those entering kindergarten in the fall. Campers sing songs, dig for worms, play games, plant seeds, and take walks in the woods. Activities focus on connecting and engaging with nature around us.  

There are two separate camp sessions per week: AM and PM. Registrants can only register a child for one week of camp and for either an AM or PM session.  

Times:
Morning Kinder Camp is 9AM - 11:30AM.

Afternoon Kinder Camp is 12:30PM - 3PM

2024 Dates:
Week 1: Kinder Camp June 10-14 
Week 2: Kinder Camp June 17,18, 20, & 21 (4 day camp) 
Week 3: Kinder Camp June 24-28 
Week 4: Kinder Camp July 1, 2, 3, & 5 (4 day camp) 

To Register, Click Here after registration opens on February 21, 2024, at 5:30PM.

CAMP FEE | $320

This is a week-long camp for kids entering 1st and 2nd grade in the fall. Campers explore a different habitat each day to learn about the places in Frick Park where plants and animals get everything they need to survive. Campers will adventure through the park to explore the meadow, dig in the soil, hike through the woodland, splash in the stream, and investigate the city as a habitat. Each day consists of games and activities centered around the featured habitat to get campers connected to nature and playing outdoors.  

Time: 9AM - 3PM.

2024 Dates:
Week 1: July 15-19 
Week 2: July 22-26 - Aftercare available this week

To Register, Click Here after registration opens on February 21, 2024, at 5:30PM.

CAMP FEE | $320

This is a week-long camp for kids entering 3rd and 4th grade in the fall. Campers create and use an exploration journal as they investigate different ways to interact with nature and document their discoveries. The week starts by honing their observation skills then progresses into looking for animal signs, adventuring through the park, and creating food and art.  

Time: 9AM - 3PM.

2024 Dates:
Week 1: July 29-August 2
Week 2: August 5-9 - Aftercare available this week

To Register, Click Here after registration opens on February 21, 2024, at 5:30PM.

4 Day CAMP FEE | $256
5 Day CAMP FEE | $320

This is a week-long camp for kids entering 5th and 6th grade in the fallCampers will explore Frick Park in the mornings and play in the woods in the afternoonThis camp includes one field trip to North Park where campers will Kayak at the lake and swim at North Park Pool (weather permitting)  

Time: 9AM - 3PM.

2024 Dates:
Week 1: June 24-28 
Weel 2: July 1, 2, 3, & 5 (4 day camp) 

To Register, Click Here after registration opens on February 21, 2024, at 5:30PM.

4 Day CAMP FEE | $256
5 Day CAMP FEE | $320

This is a week-long camp for children who will be entering 7th or 8th grade this fall and are interested in learning basic wilderness survival skills. Campers will learn shelter- and fire-building, how to find water and food, whittling, and outdoor preparedness  

Time: 9AM - 3PM.

2023 Dates:
Week 1: June 10-14 
Week 2: June 17, 18, 20, & 21 (4 day camp) 

To Register, Click Here after registration opens on February 21, 2024, at 5:30PM.