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Summer Camp

Get outside and explore the coast this summer!


Dune Detectives

9a.m. - 1p.m.   -   Ages 5 - 8

July 8 - 12

July 15 - 19

July 22 - 26

July 28 - Aug. 2

Camp Fees:

Sliding Scale TBD

Please make your payment for both camps in the form to the right.

If you will be utilizing the sliding scale select the "custom amount" option. Be sure to select "write us a comment" to say which camp it is for.

If you are in need of a scholarship, please email

Payments and donations towards our scholarship fund can be submitted using the payment form to the right, in person at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center,

or by mailing a check to:

Friends of the Dunes

P.O. Box 186

Arcata, CA 95518


Naturalists-in-Training assist camp leaders with activities, songs, and arts & crafts, while gaining valuable leadership skills.

Earn community service credits too!

Open to ages 15-17

Applicants should:

  • Be a current junior high or high school student.

  • Submit one reference letter from an adult who is not a family member

  • Attend all training sessions

  • Enjoy working with young children and be willing to act silly during games and while singing songs.

  • Take direction and work as part of a team.

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