DeVries Nature Conservancy

Summer Nature Camp at DeVries!


To be put on a wait list, please email Education Coordinator, Torey Fry at

Nature Art Adventures

K-3rd Grades – Tuesday-Thursday, June 12-14, 1-5 pm

4th-8th Grades – Tuesday-Thursday, June 19-21, 1-5 pm

Art Projects Include:
– Designing and bringing a scarecrow to life for either the Veggie Garden at DeVries or to take home to your own garden
– Create a layered cardboard art sculpture which will be spray painted
– Collage a Nature Journal cover. We will be using the journal on walks in the woods and the prairie
– River Watercolor Adventure – packing up our watercolor supplies to be used out on the trail along the Shiawassee River
–Snacks will be provided. At registration, let us know of any allergies
--Experience foraging material from nature on a hike to be used for sun prints

Register Here!

Fees are calculated per week. There are half day and full day options available. Half days begin at 9 am and end at 12 pm, while full days end at 5. We do have a limited number of scholarships available. Please email our Education Coordinator, Torey Fry at for more details.

You can register and pay online or offline by calling Education Coordinator, Torey Fry at 989-723-3365. If you prefer to register online, remember that the Media Permission and Health History form still has to be filled out and returned by the first day of camp! 

Register Here!

Summer Camp Informational Packet

Media Permission and Health History Form 

Become a Camp Aide!

We are looking for camp aides this summer! This is the perfect opportunity for teens aged 13-18 to volunteer during our Summer Nature Camps and learn leadership skills. Spend your summer outdoors assisting our Education Coordinator while earning up to 40 hours of community service hours a week. To learn more information contact Education Coordinator, Torey Fry at

In order to be considered, we will need a teen volunteer form and a camp aide form filled out and returned to Torey Fry, our Education Coordinator. Aide assignments will be made based on best fit and availability. 

Contact us

Mail us: 2635 N. M52 

             PO Box 608

             Owosso, MI 48867

Call us: 989.723.3365

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