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Riverside environmental education

After-school Outdoors

With daily bus pickup from City Schools of Decatur elementary schools, our environmental education after-school camp helps foster a love of nature

After-School Basics


  • Busing provided from all CSD elementary schools for our nature-themed, outdoor-focused after-school camp

  • Enrollment offered for 2, 3 or days, based on availability

  • Daily environmental hands-on lessons and activities

  • Weekly nature hikes at dozens of nearby nature preserves, forests and parks 

  • A variety of elective interest clubs to choose from, including gardening, nature crafts, woodworking, rock climbing and more.

Registration Details


Limited enrollment is available for After-School Camp 2023-24.


Register for the waitlist on the Enrollment page of the Parent Dashboard. You will be contacted if there is an opening at your camper's school for your selected days.


Nothing is charged unless your spot is offered and accepted.

The current monthly cost is $235 for 2 days per week, $350 for 3 days per week, and $550 for 5 days per week.

Parent Information


Learn more about our after-school camp by reading the After-School Camp Parent Handbook.


Visit the Parent Info page for instructions about new family enrollment and how to use the convenient online parent tool, including enrollment, financial access, account updates and more.

Full-day camps are offered for most school breaks, with first notice to after-school campers. Learn more about the full-day fun on the School Break Camp page.

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Corn snake
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Rock climbing
Rock climbing
Nature hikes
Gardening projects
Nature hikes
Biology education
Stream ecology
Nature hikes
Nature hikes
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