Family Nature Camp

Summer 2015— Over 20 years of fun and adventure at Family Nature Camp!

Family Nature Camp will engage your entire family in a week of fun and adventure!  Join professional naturalists on guided field trips that include bird-watching, hiking in Acadia National Park, exploring ponds and tide pools, and combing the cobblestone beaches of beautiful Mount Desert Island. Learn more about these and other Family Nature Camp activities here.

Families stay on College of the Atlantic's oceanfront campus in Bar Harbor, enjoying meals in our award-winning dining hall, and staying in the Blair-Tyson dormitory suites. Click here for information about accommodations, getting to campus, and more.

College of the Atlantic's Family Nature Camp was named in the May/June 2011 National Geographic Traveler as one the best outdoor family vacations in the U.S. and has been ranked one of the top five family camps by Disney’s Family Fun Magazine.

2015 Sessions & Rates


July 5–July 11, 2015 - ONE slot left

July 12–18, 2015

July 19–25, 2015 - FULL

July 26–August 1, 2015 - FULL

(Returning Family Week)


$935 per adult

$480 per child (15 and under)

Registration costs for all sessions include lodging, meals, and all scheduled field trips. There is an additional $50 per family application fee.

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Payment may be made by check or credit card. A non-refundable deposit of $550 (including $50 application fee) is due with your initial registration.

What People are Saying...

"So many fun things to do, great food, and we learned so much! One of our best vacations ever." –M. Hnath

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Contact Information

Summer Programs

College of the Atlantic

105 Eden Street

Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Phone: 1-800-597-9500


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