Young students finding wildlife in a stream

Camps & Classes

  • BablerWiLD is a science and nature-based day camp located in Babler State Park offering many opportunities for children in grades pre-K through 8th grade.  Whether you are looking for something to fit into a busy summer schedule, enjoy exploring the outdoors, or are looking for a great way to meet new friends, BablerWiLD has something for everyone!

    ​BablerWiLD Staff

    Our BablerWiLD Camp Staff have a heart for working with kids and includes a mix of returning counselors as well as counselors new to BablerWiLD. They teach kids, tell jokes, fix scrapes, scare the bugs away, give hugs and make sure campers have an experience they will never forget! Our entire camp staff, from counselors to cooks, is employed by the Rockwood School District, participate in background checks and are committed to providing campers with a safe and healthy experience. The staff to camper ratio is 1:8 or less. Camp staff are trained in accordance with American Camp Association standards.

    American Camp Association Accreditation 

    ACA Accreditation serves as an assurance to families that we care enough to submit to a transparent, thorough review of our entire operation. Our goal is to provide parents with as much information about our camp, to reassure your choice in a camp. Our voluntary participation in the professional development and accreditation process of the American Camp Association demonstrates our commitment to providing you and your child with the best possible camp experience. For more information about ACA Accreditation, contact us or visit the American Camp Association website at www.ACACamps.org.

WiLD Outdoor Weeks - Full Day Summer Camps

  • Unleash your adventurous side, connect with nature, make new friends, and have a blast as you focus on outdoor exploration. BablerWiLD Outdoor Weeks are designed to encourage campers to jump in and learn about nature firsthand through daily exploration and discovery. Each week is dedicated to a theme and all activities such as crafts, hikes, games, science experiments, outdoor skills, team building activities, and environmental lessons are focused around that theme.

    • For youth entering grades K-6 in the fall
    • Camp time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday - Friday (except for Red, White, and WiLD).
    • Bring a non-refrigerated sack lunch
    • Bring a snack, water bottle, and sunscreen
    • Rockwood School District's mask guidelines will be followed

    Summer schedule coming February 6!

WiLD Skills - Half-Day Summer Classes

  • Venture to Babler State Park for some fun while learning great skills and having fun in our Half Day Skills Classes. This is a great opportunity to try out some classic outdoor activities like archery or fishing. Many classes include the option of a morning or afternoon session.

    • For youth entering grades 4-8in the fall
    • Camp time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1-4 p.m.
    • Transportation options: Parent drop off/pick up bus transportation is not available
    • Before/aftercare is not available.
    • Rockwood School District's mask guidelines will be followed

    Summer schedule coming February 6!