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UUCF Nature Nuts Summer Camp

Monday, June 29 - Friday, July 3, 2020 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Experience beloved community while running, playing, digging, exploring, gardening, & learning about our interconnectedness with nature!

Childcare available until 4pm for a fee.

  • rising 1st-6th graders as campers
  • rising 7th-9th graders as "Counselors in Training"
  • rising 10th-12th graders as Counselors
  • Adults as volunteers

Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick, 4880 Elmer Derr Rd. (Directions available at frederickuu.org/directions.)

How much:
  • $130 for one child
  • $110 for each additional child in 1st-6th grade
  • $85 for Counselors in Training
  • (Childcare until 4:00pm can be provided for an additional $5/child or $7/family.)
  • Email for scholarship information.


Camp is currently full with 38 campers. Please to be added to the waiting list.

We Need Adults Volunteers

Online Adult Volunteer Sign up

What to Expect

Each day at camp will include both structured and unstructured time for campers to engage in outdoor play, learning about natural habitats, water play, digging, gardening, and going NUTS for NATURE!!! We'll also have two outings this year to a local farm (to see where local food is sourced) as well as to the Catoctin Creek Nature Center.

Sample schedule of a day at UU Summer Camp:

  • 9:00am - 9:15am Arrival
  • 9:15am - 9:30am Opening Circle
  • 9:30am - 10:15am Arts & Crafts
  • 10:15am - 11:00am Nature Walk / Outdoor Games
  • 11:00am - 11:15am Snack
  • 11:15am - Noon Natural Habitats
  • Noon - 12:30pm Storytelling
  • 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch / Free Play Outside
  • 1:15pm - 2:15pm Science Project
  • 2:15pm - 3:00pm Service Learning
  • 3:00pm- Dismissal
  • (Childcare until 4:00pm can be provided for an additional $5/child or $7/family.)

Spread the Word & Bring a Friend!

Contact Camp Directors with any questions

  • Nichole Hodges-Abbasi, Nature Nuts Camp Director & Director of Religious Education at UUCF:
  • Renee Wimer, Assistant Director of UUCF Nature Nuts Camp:

(The short link to this page is frederickuu.org/camp.)