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 Update and Information

BASE Camp Update and Information

Hello BASE Camp families, We know this is a challenging time for all, but we wanted to send some information and reassurance your way about something you may not be thinking of quite yet--your summer plans. The BASE Camp team is continuing to plan and prepare for a...

BASE Camp 2020

BASE Camp 2020

Mark your Calendar! Registration for BASE Camp 2020 opens February 5th at noon. Our full list of 2020 camps can be seen here. Camp runs June 15th to July 10th. What is BASE Camp? OPEF’s summer BASE Camp offers a wide variety of STEAM-focused camps with topics such as...

Now Offering Partial Scholarships for BASE Camp

Now Offering Partial Scholarships for BASE Camp

NEW! Partial Scholarships Available For the first time, thanks to our generous donors, we are offering PARTIAL scholarships to D97 families with campers going into grades 1-8 in the fall. If you don't qualify for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program, but still find it a...