The Parklands offers camps for children in grades K-6 during spring, summer and winter breaks. Children participate in hands-on science investigations in the natural setting of Beckley Creek Park. Camp activities include creek walking, hiking, canoeing, fishing, archery, science experiments, games, and more! Come outside and explore with us!

2020 Outdoor Adventure Camps

Registration for our 2020 camps is now open! Click the "Book Now" button below for more information on our spring, summer and winter break camp options for kids in K-6 grade. (In response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus, 2020 Spring Break Camps have been cancelled. All those who have registered will be issued a full refund.)

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All programs offer a balanced day of in-classroom learning and outdoor field experiences. Camp hours are 9:00 AM-4:00 PM with drop-off from 8:30-9:00 AM and pick-up from 4:00-5:00 PM. Campers must provide their own sack lunch, a snack, and a bottle for water each day.

Camp Tuition Savings!

  • Save $15 on each week of summer camp if you register by May 1, 2020.
  • Parklands Members receive a discounted camp price and becoming a member is easy! To learn more about supporting The Parklands through membership (and immediately becoming eligible for discounts) click here.


Call 502-815-0274 or email Curtis Carman, Director of Education, to learn more about Camps at The Parklands. 

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PNC Achievement Center For Education & Interpretation

The PNC Achievement Center for Education and Interpretation, located at 1411 Beckley Creek Parkway, serves as the Welcome Center and is home to The Parklands Outdoor Classroom. Classrooms available for rent when not in use by Parklands programs.

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Being a donor-supported public park means we rely on donations, not tax dollars, for annual operations each year. Because of your generosity, we are able to maintain, program, and further develop this extraordinary public space without charging an entry fee. Together we work to enhance quality of life and help our community and economy grow in ways that are healthy, sustainable, and enjoyable for people of all ages. Help us reach our goal of sustaining The Parklands by becoming a Member today. Members make it happen!

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