Wild Exploration | One

Smiling summer camp kids with muddy hands

Ready to explore with ACES? Join ACES educators in a quest to discover all the mysterious creatures roaming the nature preserve and beyond. Build a fort with your fellow wild explorers to use as a point of departure into the natural world of Hallam Lake and beyond. Go back in time and investigate what roamed this area thousands of years ago. Field trips, guest appearances and plenty of exploration will add zest to this exciting week of adventure. Ready, set, explore!

Scholarship & Camp Information

What To Bring:

Pack a backpack with snack, lunch, reusable water bottle, rain jacket, warm layer, change of clothes, sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses. Please remember to label everything. Wear appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toed shoes - no open-toe sandals! Optional- closed-toed shoes/sandles for water exploration. Please leave electronics, candy, and toys at home.

How To Get There:

Please walk, bike, bus, or carpool to ACES at Hallam Lake whenever possible! Parking is extremely limited and alternate transportation is fun and saves the planet.

BIKE BOARD CHALLENGE: Fill out a Bike Board Card and add a sticker every time you come to Hallam Lake in something other than your own car. Bike Board participants are entered to win great prizes all summer long including local gift certificates, bike accessories, and more. 

PARKING LOT: Limited parking is available for Hallam Lake visitors only. Please park efficiently. Drop-off overflow parking for Hallam Lake programs is available in the West End (2 hour free parking) with an easy walk down the stairs to the center. We are an IDLE FREE community. 


Wildlife and Hiking


Next Date:

Monday, June 15 - 9:30am to Friday, June 19 - 3:30pm


Non-member price:
Member price:


3rd and 4th

Spots Available:

  • Class maximum: 10
  • Spots available: 6
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