BASE CAMP

Build A Summer Education for kids grades 1-8.

CONNECT

Explore your community and make new friends.

POWERED BY STEAM

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

BOOST CREATIVITY

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

REIMAGINE SUMMER

Thanks to all the families who took a leap of faith with us and re-imagined their summer in 2020. We hope you enjoyed your special box kits and the shortened urban biker program. We know that 2020 was a summer your family will always remember and we’re proud to have played a small part of it. If you are interested in helping us plan for an in-person summer 2021 experience, please fill out this short survey.

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...