no ordinary summer
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Cub Creek Science Camp
is the only residential camp in the world with its own zoo.
a science camp,
an animal camp and traditional
summer camp activities,
we have created
a place where kids will have the most fun they have ever
Imagine adopting a monkey,
kangaroo or sloth for a week, feeding lemurs, walking llamas, petting porcupine,
training parrots and bathing miniature horses. At the
same time, enjoying all the fun of an overnight summer camp;
swimming, fishing, exploring, tie dying a t-shirt,
roasting marshmallows, shooting a bow and arrow, making
crafts and singing songs.
In addition to all of our
animals, at Cub Creek Science Camp, campers can; solve a
mystery in our
Crime Science course, make fudge in our Candy
Factory, fly down a zip line at the ropes course,
build their own shelter and fire, and then cook a meal and
sleep outside in our Survival Skill campout.
Our kids camp combines the best
aspects of a traditional overnight summer camp, a
science camp, a
zoo camp and an
animal camp, to create a
truly one of a kind experience. Cub Creek Science Camp
began operation in 1993. Each summer we have campers
attend from nearly every state and many different countries.
To our knowledge, Cub Creek Science Camp is the
only overnight animal camp in the country and offers one
of the only
Jr. Vet programs, as well as many other unique camp activities.
For a complete list and description of our camp activities visit
Our overnight summer camp stands apart
from all other camps, because of our animals, our unique
camp activities and our fantastic camp facility.
Bear River Ranch and Cub Creek Science Camp are proud to
be accredited by the American Camp Association.
here to learn more about ACA accreditation.
Did you know that it is less expensive for a
child to come to Cub Creek Science Camp than it is to go to camps in many other
states, states that may even be
closer to your home? We have campers attending from all 50 states and many other
countries. To ensure campers safety and comfort, we offer an
service. Our staff will be waiting at the airport
when campers arrive. They will meet them at their gate
and escort them to camp.
Don't let the distance prevent your child
from having the time of his/her life. Flying
nonstop to St. Louis is easy and safe. You put
them on the plane, we take them off the plane and have them call
you as soon as they arrive.
Cub Creek is proud to be an accredited
Missouri Summer Camp,
and the first and only animal camp of its kind. We are located in
the middle of the United States, in the middle of Missouri
and close to everywhere. Cub Creek Science Camp takes
place at Bear River Ranch in Rolla, Missouri.
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Questions about Science Camp
Tell me and I'll forget,
Show me and I'll remember,
Involve me and I'll understand!
We protect what we love,
We love what we understand,
We understand what we have been taught!