Camps

Pioneer Camp (June  6-10)- NOW FULL

Campers discover Kentucky’s heritage through explorations of Blackacre’s 1790’s pioneer farm and natural areas including ponds, forests and fields. They will engage in nature and pioneer investigations, arts/crafts, and games. They will travel back in time and meet a special guest from the 18th century. Pioneer activities including: candle making, butter making,  songs and more! We will have daily interactions with our farm animals, nature hikes, gardening explorations, time to explore our barn and historic homestead.

Class: K-5th

Cost: $250 full-day; $140 half da

 

Wee Explorers 1/2 day Camp (June 13-17)- NOW FULL

Is your child new to day camp?  This is the perfect class for them!   In our half day camp, they will explore, hike and enjoy nature through crafts, activities and open-play.  Blackacre is the perfect place for children to connect with nature and meet new friends.

Class: K-2

Cost: $140 (half day)

Start location: Weaving Shed

 

Minecraft Camp (June  13-17) -NOW FULL

Get set for Minecraft camp at Blackacre! It will be a summer your child will never forget!  It’s where the virtual world and physical world collide.  Part of the day, they will explore our almost 300- acre preserve with waterfalls, forests, ponds, cliffs and meadows, and learn about environmental challenges. The other half of the day they will work in the computer lab in teams to create and map out their own Minecraft World where they come up with solutions.

We have  12 spots left.

Class: age 9-14 

Cost: $300 (Five full days)

 

Exploration Camp (June  20-24)- NOW FULL 

Our Exploration Camp focuses on discovering the wonders of nature! All age groups will experience a variety of interactive explorations on the preserve. They will become scientists investigating our ecosystem including the diversity of animals, plants and microorganisms.   Other activities include photography, crafts, team building activities and time with our farm animals. It will be a week filled with fun, adventure and discovery.

Special Exploration Camp Guest:  Science and History teachers, and former zoo staff, Felicia and Justin Moreshi will bring their exotic creatures and talk about how they live, eat and protect themselves in the wild.  Kids will get an opportunity to see animals up close and personal.

Class: K-5th

Cost: $250 full-day; $140 half day

JR Minecraft Camp (June  27-30) -NOW FULL 

Get set for Minecraft camp at Blackacre! It will be a summer your child will never forget!  It’s where the virtual world and physical world collide.  Part of the day, they will explore our almost 300- acre preserve with waterfalls, forests, ponds, cliffs and meadows, and learn about environmental challenges. The other half of the day they will work in the computer lab in teams to create and map out their own Minecraft World where they come up with solutions.  Receive a free t-shirt with your first 2022 camp registration.

This camp is  FULL. If you would like to be added to the wait list, complete the registration form.

Class: age 6-8

Cost $240 (four full days)

Camp Cancellation Policy:  There are no penalties for camp cancellations before May 9th.  Note: if payment has been received, unrecoverable fees will be deducted.  Cancellations made between May 9th and May 22nd:  Camp refund given back less $100 to registration fee. After May 23rd , no refund.

 

Blackacre State Nature Preserve & Historic Homestead

Opening Hours:
Daily from dawn to dusk

Phone: (502)266-9802
Email: office@visitblackacre.org

Address: 3200 Tucker Station Road Louisville, KY 40299