The Austin Nature & Science Center is a unit of the City of Austin's Parks & Recreation Department.   We are dedicated to providing educational and recreational activities which increase awareness and appreciation of the natural environment.  For questions about a camp or public program, please call Visitor Services at 512-974-3888.


Austin Nature & Science Center Public Programs banner.  Find information about free family events happening throughout the year.  Get more detailed information about camps, adventures, and birthday parties.

City of Austin Parks and Recreation School Holiday Camps banner.  Austin Nature & Science Center Spring Break Camps Banner.  Spend AISD school holiday days exploring the natural world with the Nature Center.  Different activities are offered each break camp.

Austin Nature & Science Center Spring Break Camps banner.   Spend spring break at the Nature Center!  Get outside and hike, play games, look for critters big and small, and make new friends.

Austin Nature and Science Center Adventure Experiences banner.  Bring your group to have a new adventure with us.  Available experiences include archery, rock climbing, team building, and caving.

Austin Nature and Science Center Homeschool Skills Series banner. Meet up with other Austin homeschool students to participate in these exciting, progressive adventure programs.  2017-2018 skills include rock climbing, biking, and caving.

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Summer Camp Brochure at the Austin Nature & Science Center