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Junior Naturalist Camp

If your child loves the outdoors and nature then you will definitely want to sign him or her up for the 2014 Junior Naturalist Summer Camp.  Registration forms can be printed off by clicking HERE.  Each days activities are aligned around the themes listed below.  If you have any questions please contact Casey Corbett at 912-478-0831 or ccorbett@georgiasouthern.edu. 

What is a Naturalist?- Learn what it means to be a naturalist by observing nature and wildlife in their natural habitats. Discover what animals live where and how to identify them.

Georgia Wildlife- Have fun learning about the wildlife of Georgia. Find out what animals we almost lost to extinction and what we can do to save those that are threatened.

Wildlife Conservation- Discover what it means to be a Wildlife Conservationist and how you can impact the future of wildlife and the habitats in which they live.

Outdoor Safety and Survival- The wilderness is not a scary place when you what to look out for and what to do to keep from getting lost in the woods.

Hydrology Day- What is hydrology and what’s so important about its future? Learn why this valuable resource is important to us and wildlife

Additional Info:
The majority of the week’s activities will be spent outdoors. You may want to send bug spray and sun screen with your child.  We will have guest speakers, arts and crafts, fishing, archery, bird watching, rock climbing and more.  Some of the activities  are outside of the Wildlife Center grounds but within walking distance on the campus of Georgia Southern University.  So, please dress your child appropriately. 

If your child is staying the entire day, from  9 AM until 3 PM, please be sure to send a sack lunch with them.  We will provide snacks and drinks throughout the day, but not lunch.


2014 CAMP DATES with ages:
Children must be the age of the designated camp session by the first day of camp. Sorry, no exceptions.  Space is limited. 

TADPOLES – Ages 5-6
June 2-6 (only session)   Sorry, this session is FULL

OPOSSUMS – Ages 7-8
June 9-13 (1st session)   CAMP IS FULL 
July 7-11 (2nd session)  CAMP IS FULL

KINGSNAKES – Ages 9-10
June 16-20 (1st session)  CAMP IS FULL
July 14-18 (2nd session)  CAMP IS FULL

EAGLES – Ages 11-13
June 23-27 (only session)


 

CAMP COSTS

½ day weekly camp fee: $100
All day weekly camp fee: $145
½ day, by the day: $25
Full day, by the day: $40

 

 

 

Wildlife Center • P.O. Box 8058, Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-0831