Summer Day Camps At Nature Center

Stough Canyon Nature Center, nestled in the Verdugo Mountains above the DeBell Golf Course at the top of Walnut Avenue.

The Stough Canyon Nature Center will again be offering Summer Nature Camps for children ages 3-10.

For younger campers, 3-5 years old, there is the Little Rangers Club.  Each weekly session meets 3 mornings  between 9 a.m. and noon.  Verdugo Mountain Explores is for 6-10 year-olds.  They meet Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to noon during each weekly session. Each session has a theme, and includes crafts, hiking, and fun.

The camps are held at the Nature Center, which is located in the Verdugo Mountains above the DeBell Golf Course, at 2300 E. Walnut Ave.   Some of the activities are also held in Wildwood Canyon.   There will be four separate  Little Rangers Club session, and five Verdugo Mountain Explorers’ sessions.

Little Rangers Club camps are $40 per session.  The Verdugo Mountain Explorer camps are $55 each session.  Online and mail-in  registration begins Friday, April 27, through May 4.   Walk-in registration begins at 8 a.m. May 15, if space is available.   Campers need to be potty trained, and a copy of birth certificate is required to verify age.

For more information go to, or call the Nature Center at  818-238-5440.

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