Build A Summer Education for kids grades 1-8.


Explore your community and make new friends.


Engaging programs that integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.


Hands-on camps help teach problem solving and boost confidence.

BASE CAMP Summer 2021

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Dates & Locations
  • Registration launches Wednesday April 7 at 1:00 PM (after Spring Break).
  • We will hold four weeks of BASE Camp, with AM and PM sessions, starting June 21 and running through July 16.
  • Camp sizes will be smaller to start this year, but we may add NEW CAMPS and NEW SECTIONS in coming weeks so please stay tuned!
  • Camps for grades 1-4 will be held at Hatch Elementary. Camps for grades 5-6 will be held mostly at Hatch Elementary, with some camps at Brooks Middle. Camps for grades 7-8 will be at Brooks Middle School.
  • We want to make it easier than ever for families to secure scholarships during this tough year, so please check out our scholarship information here.



Download our camp planning guide to see all camps at a glance!


Camp Descriptions

Read detailed descriptions of your favorite camps, organized by grade.


Find answers to general camp questions and safety policies.


Learn more about our full and partial scholarships

Learn more about our amazing lineup of BASE Camp teachers. Have questions? See our list of frequently asked questions to learn more about OPEF and BASE Camp.

BASE Camp News

BASE Camp 2021, What We Know Now

BASE Camp 2021, What We Know Now

Just like you, we really miss BASE Camp. We recently asked you to tell us what was most important to you about BASE Camp, and what you needed from us this coming summer. Based on the survey, we know that you love BASE Camp because: 1) Camps include a wide variety of...

Exploding Pumpkins and Our New Summer Programs Director

Exploding Pumpkins and Our New Summer Programs Director

As the weather gets colder, we know you're looking for new ways to keep busy inside the house. Our new Director of Summer Programs has some ideas. Check out her amazing pumpkin explosion! How many rubber bands do you think it will take for Lindsey to make the pumpkin...

BASE Camp Update and Response to Pandemic

BASE Camp Update and Response to Pandemic

The following is the most recent communication around the planning and status of BASE Camp. This letter was sent to our community April 17 after the governor's announcement about the closure of school buildings and extension of remote learning through the end of the...