Wee Explorers (Ages 5-6)

Half Day Programs (Monday - Friday, 8:50am - 1:00pm)

***PLEASE REMEMBER***
You must be a family member or higher at the time of purchase to receive the member discount.  If you need to join or renew, please add that to your cart first.  You must be logged on to your account to receive the discount.  If you pay without the discount showing or are requesting other discounts, you will be responsible for all transaction/processing fees with a minimum charge of $25.

The medical release pick up form is now filled out as part of the registration process. DO NOT USE THE FORM ON THE REQUIRED MEDICAL FORMS PAGE OF THIS WEBSITE. That form is for volunteers and private program participants only.  Before you register make sure you have:

  • Phone number for your child’s doctor
  • Health insurance details
  • Emergency contacts and phone numbers
  • Names and contact info for people on your child’s pick up list
  • Medication details if applicable

You will be notified of the required physical and immunization records during the registration process and will receive these details in the receipt/confirmation you receive upon registering.  If you are still unsure, please visit the required medical forms page.

WE WILL BE OPENING MORE SPACES BASED ON WHICH SESSIONS HAVE THE GREATEST DEMAND.  TO GET ON A WAIT LIST, PLEASE COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FOR A FULL CLASS.  YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO PAY AT THIS TIME AND WOULD NOT BE AUTOMATICALLY ENROLLED IF A SPACE OPENS.  IF A SPACE OPENS, WE CALL YOU TO VERIFY YOU ARE STILL INTERESTED  BEFORE YOU ARE REGISTERED.  AT THAT TIME YOU WOULD MAKE THE PAYMENT.

Physicals and Immunizations are due 2 weeks before camp session begins



Island Explorers (Available to Year-Round Nantucket Residents Only) Register

Join us for a special week for year-round residents of Nantucket. You will explore coastal and upland habitats in search of critters, play games, listen to stories, make crafts, and so much more!

All new Afterschool Camp this year!! Still in school and can’t make it to our discounted day camp? Join us in the afternoon instead! We will explore the island’s upland habitats and the fascinating creatures we find there! Afterschool programs will run from 2:45pm – 5pm each day.

 

June 8-12
June 15-19

Members Only: $165


Medical Form Required

Animals, Authors & Art Register

This session is perfect for creative and crafty kids.  Each day, we will explore a new habitat, learn about the animal of a day through exploration and story time, then make an art project based on that day’s lessons. Each session will have a unique theme determined by the summer instructors and featuring different stories and animals.

June 15-19
July 13-17

Members: $395
Non-members: $470

Medical Form Required

Animal Signs & Senses Register

Get your nature detective skills going as we explore beaches, forests, fields, and more in search of animals and any evidence they’ve left behind.  Use your own senses to discover clues in the landscape and how animals use their senses to survive. This session will include games, hands-on lessons with scientific equipment, free exploration time, and more. Each session will have a unique theme that will be determined by the summer instructors.

June 8-12
July 27-31


Members: $395
Non-members: $470

Medical Form Required

Aware in the Wild Register

Be aware in the wild, it’s best for survival! Travel around Nantucket’s inland areas in search of birds, bugs, trees, and leaves. Learn about the weird, wacky, and wonderful things that live all around us, what they need to survive. We will visit different habitats each day to learn about the plants and animals that live there, make tasty treats from wild edibles, learn about how humans grow plants in the MMA’s Giving Garden, play nature inspired games, and more. Each session will have a unique theme that will be determined by the summer instructors.

Note: Not recommended for children prone to food allergies.

June 22-26
July 20-24

Members: $395
Non-members: $470

Medical Form Required

Investigation Station Register

Energy and matter is all the chatter during this week of free exploration and hands-on physical science fun. Guided by questions of the day, we will discover the answers exploring many of the earth’s surfaces including mudflats, sandy beaches, and forest floors.  Also, prepare to get dirty during scientific experiments with slime, solar powered putty, and more. Each session will have a unique theme that will be determined by the summer instructors.

June 29 - July 3
August 3-7

Members: $395
Non-members: $470

Medical Form Required

Wacky Waves (NEW!) Register

You’ll have a swell time uncovering the mysteries of marine life and discovering how different species survive in an ever-changing world of waves. Explore Nantucket’s north shore beaches, conduct experiments, observe animal behaviors in their natural environment, and learn about the world of waves around us through music, games, and more.  Each session will have a unique theme that will be determined by the summer instructors.

 

July 6-10
August 10-14



Members: $395
Non-members: $470

Medical Form Required

Full Day Programs (Monday - Friday, 8:50am - 3:00pm)

***PLEASE REMEMBER***
You must be a family member or higher at the time of purchase to receive the camp discount.  If you need to join or renew, please add that to your cart first.  

The medical release pick up form is now filled out as part of the registration process. DO NOT USE THE FORM ON THE REQUIRED MEDICAL FORMS PAGE OF THIS WEBSITE. That form is for volunteers and private program participants only.  Before you register for camp make sure you have:

  • Phone number for your child’s doctor
  • Health insurance details
  • Emergency contacts and phone numbers
  • Names and contact info for people on your child’s pick up list
  • Medication details if applicable

You will be notified of the required physical and immunization records during the registration process and will receive these details in the receipt/confirmation you receive upon registering.  If you are still unsure, please visit the required medical forms page.

WE WILL BE OPENING MORE SPACES BASED ON WHICH ONES HAVE THE GREATEST DEMAND.  TO GET ON A WAIT LIST, PLEASE COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FOR A FULL CLASS.  YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO PAY AT THIS TIME AND WOULD NOT BE AUTOMATICALLY ENROLLED.  IF A SPACE OPENS, WE CALL YOU TO VERIFY YOU ARE STILL INTERESTED IN THAT CAMP.

Physicals and Immunizations are due 2 weeks before camp session begins



Growing Up Wild Register

Explore Nantucket’s beaches, wetlands, forests, grasslands, and the MMA’s Giving Garden in search of fascinating plants and animals in each habitat. Through games, free observation time, gardening, and hands-on activities, you will understand how different animals take care of their young, how plants grow and spread across the island, and the challenges both plants and animals face along the way. Each session will have a unique theme that will be determined by the summer instructors.

June 22-26
July 20-24
August 17-21


Members: $490
Non-members: $565

Medical Form Required

Sea Stars (NEW!) Register

How many different kinds of animals live in the ocean and on the beach? Join us and travel to different coastal habitats in search of crabs, fish, birds, and other beach inhabitants. During the week, we will launch into a galaxy of fun as we explore comets, stars, planets and more in honor of Maria Mitchell. This session will include games, hands-on experiences with animals, cosmic art projects, and free exploration time. Each session will have a unique theme that will be determined by the summer instructors.

July 13-17
August 3-7


Members: $490
Non-members: $565

Medical Form Required

Sensory Safari Register

This week will be filled with ears, eyes, nose, mouth and hands-on experiences as we explore the diverse habitats of Nantucket. We will search for plants and animals, play games, make sensory crafts, visit the MMA’s Giving Garden, and test our senses along way! Every day will include a treat that represents one of the tastes we can detect. Each session will have a unique theme that will be determined by the summer instructors.

Note: Not recommended for children prone to food allergies.

 

June 29 - July 3
July 27-31

Members: $490
Non-members: $565

Medical Form Required

Whale of a Time (NEW!) Register

Discover Nantucket’s connection to whales in the past and present! Explore whale senses, adaptations, behaviors, stories, and how we can protect whales and their habitats. Come join us in both upland and coastal environments and make crafts, perform experiments, play games, and participate in other hands on activities. Each session will have a unique theme that will be determined by the summer instructors.

July 6-10
August 10-14

Members: $490
Non-members: $565

Medical Form Required

Check the calendar for upcoming programming.