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Crooked River Exploration Camp

June 15 @ 9:00 am - June 26 @ 3:00 pm

$50.00 - $225.00

Crooked River Exploration Camp 2020 will be focused on exploring the natural world in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood and Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Week 1 (June 15-19, 2020)- Ecosystem Exploration

Crooked River Exploration campers will become Ecosystem Explorers. They will investigate different habitats from all over the globe and explore habitats in their backyard.This week also includes a field trip to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium to explore the underwater ecosystems in Ohio and beyond!

Week 2 (June 22-26, 2020)-Stones and Bones

Crooked River Exploration campers will investigate how the earth has changed over time. During this week campers will become “time travelers” and visit the periods of the dinosaurs, ice age, and early settlers. This week will include a field trip to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History!

During both weeks Crooked River Exploration campers will be hiking, playing games, and crafting, to gain an understanding of their role in the natural world. Your camper will work toward earning their official Cuyahoga Valley National Park Jr. Ranger badge on the Friday of each week from 1-3 p.m. We invite all parents to attend!


Entering grades 1-6, campers will be divided by grade level.

Day Camp Cost: $125.00 – For scholarship information please visit the camp page and scroll to the FAQ section to complete a scholarship form.

Before Care: 8-9 a.m., FREE

Day Camp Time: 9 a.m. drop-off & 3 p.m. pick-up

Daily camp activities will start and end at Brookside Reservation, with three days of nature exploration in Old Brooklyn and two days in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.


*If choosing the deposit option, an email will be sent for your final payment two weeks prior to camp.



June 15 @ 9:00 am
June 26 @ 3:00 pm
$50.00 - $225.00
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Brookside Reservation
3900 John Nagy Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44144 United States


The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park