Ages4-5 years 6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers
All camp sessions afford the opportunity to fish and canoe. Participants will not only learn about the environment and connect with nature, but will get plenty of exercise too! All camp sessions are designed by educators and feature small group sizes. Camp fee is per half-day session. Each EcoCamp session is a week long and is available June thru August. Campers can sign up for either AM, PM or Full Day. A supervised lunch break is provided for campers who sign up fo both AM and PM sessions. (Note: Lunch is not provided.)
Fees: Members: $145 Non-Members: $175
4 - 5 Years Old
Whether it is feeling soft moss, touching reptiles, or listening for birds, campers will use their senses as we make our way around the nature center. Campers will canoe and fish too!
We will focus on these fascinating little creatures that inhabit our world. We will search for these animals and learn how they survive. Campers will canoe and fish too!
Each day campers will have a new group of animals to explore. Through hands-on exploring they will learn all about them and their habitat. Campers will canoe and fish too!
ANIMALS WITH SHELLS
Search the forest, field, and pond habitats for animals with shells. Create your own animal and pretend to be an animal with a shell too! Campers will canoe and fish too!
6 - 8 Years Old
Become a Jr. Naturalist as we study pond life, identify trees, & use binoculars to spot birds. We will hike and look for tracks as well. Campers will canoe and fish too!
Snail slime to vomiting vultures – let’s look at the sticky, oozy, slimy side of nature. We will explore behaviors, defenses & adaptations and get messy ourselves! Campers will canoe and fish too!
From mammals to reptiles, birds & insects, we’ll explore a variety of creatures, their habitats, what they eat and how they survive. Campers will canoe and fish too!
WET & WILD
H2O Fun! We’ll spend the week exploring the water cycle, learning about the importance of water, pond dipping, and having fun with water activities. Campers will fish and Canoe too!
9 - 13 Years Old
DOWN & DIRTY
We will see how down & dirty we can get while exploring the forest, seining at the bayou, creating muddy art, and playing water relays. Campers will canoe and fish too!
STRIVE TO SURVIVE
Learn basic survival techniques, build shelters, search for wildlife tracks, and meet our reptiles. We will also spend the week playing outdoor games and team building. Campers will canoe and Fish too!
Explore our wetlands, seine in the bayou and take a closer look at life in our ponds. We will be hitting the trail in search of these natural wonders. Campers will canoe and fish too!
This week is all about exploration! Search the prairie for insects, dip net for water creatures, hike the forest for wildlife clues and just have fun being outdoors. Campers will canoe and fish too!