2013 Summer Nature Camp Sessions

2013 Summer Nature Camp

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Week 1

June 10June 14: Milky Way Mysteries

Come with us as we unravel the mysteries of our planet’s home - the Milky Way - in a week that promises to be filled with out of this world adventure! We will delve into space exploration history, learn about the tools used to study space, and discover exciting new pathways in  space exploration.

Week 2

June 17June 21: Zoology 101

From ants to zebras, we’ll explore the many animals that make up the animal kingdom.  We’ll have fun learning why they do the amazing things they do! If you love animals, then you’ll love this week.  Journey with us on a safari of discovery as we travel into the animal world!

Week 3

June 24–June 28: Art in Nature

How do the sights, sounds, and smells of nature inspire artists?  Let your child embrace their artistic side!  We will teach them how to use their experience from the natural world to create their very own inspired master-pieces.

Week 4

July 1–July 5: Get Hooked on Pirates

Land Ho!  Join us as we learn about what it was like to live the life of a pirate.  Learn the histories of famous pirates and the role they played in maritime history.  We’ll also have some fun designing our own treasure maps and much more!

Week 5

July 8July 12: Slugs, Bugs, and More

What’s creepy and crawly and calls your backyard home?  If you like spiders, frogs, snakes, and similar animals, you can’t miss this week!  Join us as we embrace our creepy crawly neighbors and learn to watch  out for some of these critters.

Week 6

July 15July 19: Walk with the Egyptians

How did the Egyptians build the pyramids?  What was the process of mummification? What stories do hieroglyphics share with us today? Uncover the an-swers to these questions and more as we learn about an ancient culture that still fascinates us to this day.

No Camp

July 22July 26: NO CAMP THIS WEEK

 

Week 7

July 29–August 2: Prehistoric Pals

Let’s travel through time to learn all about the prehistoric creatures that once roamed the Earth.  From trilobites to dinosaurs to giant Ice Age animals, we’ll dig through fossil records to discover all you ever wanted to know about these mysterious prehistoric creatures!

Week 8

August 5August 9: Going Green

Let’s go GREEN! Have fun exploring the many things we recycle, and learn why water conservation is so important to our favorite animals. Join us as we create our own projects, learn how to make recycled paper,  and discover the many ways we help care for Earth.

Week 9

August 12August 16: Gadgets & Gizmos: Engineering for Kids

What exactly is engineering? Journey with us this week as we learn about the different fields in engineering and introduce the basic building blocks of future engineers. We’ll learn how to make simple machines and find creative ways to accomplish everyday tasks!