Check your route to LLELA:

Construction has closed an intersection that affects LLELA visitors. Don't come up Mill Street to access LLELA. Instead, from I-35E, exit at Main St. in Lewisville. Drive east on Main St. through Old Town Lewisville. Just past Mill St., watch for Kealy St. Turn left (north) on Kealy and follow it north to the LLELA entrance gate. More info.

Summer Camp 2017


This summer, mosey down a shady trail… paddle a kayak…do the “chores” at a real log house...catch a tadpole…and have a wild summer adventure at LLELA!

Session 1: June 5 - 9: FULL as of 5/31; Session 2: June 12 - 16; OR  Session 3: June 19 - 23. Registration is open until each camp is full. Session 1 is now full.

Enroll your 2nd-7th grade child in the entire week or M/W/F only. All 5 days: $190 per child. MWF: $130 per child. Camp is 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Extended day (2:30 - 4 p.m.) available for $30/week/child.

Registration form                             Medical form            (BOTH FORMS are necessary for registration)

Camp activities for children entering 2nd-4th grade will include:

  • Summer camp artLittle House on the Prairie-What was it like to have a home out on the wide open prairie? Do the “chores” at the log house, make a historic craft to take home, and look for prairie wildflowers.
  • Incredible Insects-Search LLELA with a sweep net as we learn more about the weird lives of insects. You’ll go home with the beginning of your very own insect collection.
  • Pond Investigators-Explore with dip nets, hand lenses, sampling trays, and other tools as we learn more about dragonflies, frogs, and other pond life.
  • Paddle and Stomp-There’s more than one way to get around at LLELA. Learn basic kayaking skills, then hike the trails in a search for wildlife.
  • The Art of Nature-The natural world has inspired generations of artists. Create your own works of art from the sights and materials supplied by Nature.

Camp activities for children entering 5th-7th grade will include:

  • kayaker 1Winged Wonders-LLELA is home to over 280 species of birds, some only seasonally, others all year-round. Don binoculars and discover these winged jewels.
  • Aquanauts-Bring your spirit of adventure as we discover the life in both river and pond habitats.
  • Nature Quest-Follow the clues to find a hidden treasure, then develop a quest for others to follow.
  • Paddle and Pedal-There’s more than one way to get around at LLELA. We’ll pedal mountain bikes on LLELA’s trails (beginner’s level) in a search for wildlife and its signs, then take to the water as we learn to kayak.
  • Home on the Range-Discover the prairie, do the “chores” at the log house, make a pioneer craft to take home, and more.