Nature and Science Camps

Kids are inspired to explore our natural environment and delight in the wonders of discovery.

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April 13 – 23 during Y Summer Blast Off!

Wild About Nature Camp

Entering grades 1 – 3 in fall, 2018

Member Participants: $200/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $225/week

Weeks of June 11, June 25, July 9, July 30 and August 20

Young nature lovers will enjoy the great outdoors as we explore the wonders of nature! We’ll hike along our many paths to discover woods, prairies and wetlands. Kids learn to identify the huge variety of trees and plants at camp. Each day focuses on a new theme of mammals, ponds, insects and birds. Campers learn about endangered species as well as the native wildlife; they even get to see a few animals up close! Partnership with Wargo Nature Center.

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Outdoor Living Skills Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2018

Member Participants: $200/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $225/week

Weeks of June 11, July 2, July 23, August 6 and August 20 (No program July 4, fee prorated)

Kids develop their outdoor living skills in this exciting, hands-on specialty camp! Campers discover the finer points of preparing for a big outdoor adventure. Participants will learn a variety of useful camping skills that may include building a fire, making camp shelters, knot tying, campfire cooking and more!

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