Camps

The Chico Creek Nature Center, located in the heart of Bidwell Park, presents nature education day camps for children ages 5 to 11. The programs are designed to provide outdoor recreation and to foster awareness of nature in a fun, safe, and caring setting. Campers enjoy hands-on natural science labs, up close animal visits, arts and crafts and outdoor games. Let your child experience the wonder of Bidwell Park!

Camp Chico Creepy-Parent's Night Out

Ages: Kids going into Kindergarten through 6th grade

Location: Chico Creek Nature Center

Hours: Drop off and pick up anytime between 5:00-10:00 PM.


Let your child experience the “creepy” wonders of Bidwell Park in a fun, safe environment. They will gain an understanding for nature’s more misunderstood creepy, crawly critters. Camp Chico Creek transforms into Camp Chico Creepy for an evening day camp style program. Send the kids with us for nature education, a night hike to look for owls and a pizza dinner while parents get a night out. Let your child experience the wonder of Bidwell Park! Chico Creek Nature Center, Tucker Hall and Living Animal Museum. Hours: drop off and pick up anytime between 5:00-10:00 PM.

Course# Day Date Time Age  Fee   
1925 Sa  10/28 5:00-10:00 PM  5-11  $35  


Camp Chico Chilly

Ages:Kindergarten through 6th grade

Location: Chico Creek Nature Center

Hours:  Full Day 7:45 AM-5:30 PM, Half Day 7:45 AM-1:00 PM

Let your child experience the chilly wonders of Bidwell Park when Camp Chico Creek transforms into Camp Chico Chilly for the school holidays surrounding winter break. Join us for nature education and day camp fun. Main camp activities are 9 AM to 4 PM. Extended care from 7:45 AM to 5:30 PM is available at no additional cost.  Let your child experience the wonder of Bidwell Park!

Monday-Friday Option
(pickup at 1:00 PM)

Course# Day Date  Theme
Full Day 
Half Day 
1919 T-F 12/26-12/19 Winter Animals   $168 $108  
 1924 T-F  1/2-1/5 Ice and Snow $168 $108   
 
Daily Options - (choose your date(s) after you click "register" above) 
Day Date  Full Day  Half Day (pickup at 1:00 PM)
T-F 12/26-12/29 1/2-1/5  $45 $29



Daily Options - (choose your date(s) after you click "register" above)
Daily Options - (choose your date(s) after you click "register" above)
Daily Options - (choose your date(s) after you click "register" above)
Daily Options - (choose your date(s) after you click "register" above)