Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Enrolling Now: Nature Camp 2013



Nature Camps: Features lively outdoor adventures, interactions with our Nature Center animals, hands-on activities, games, nature walks, storytelling and crafts. Every week will include new adventures as well as weekly favorites such as catching critters and exploring the tributaries, meadows, and forests of Catoctin Creek Park! Please note that all activities are subject to change due to heat advisories or unsafe weather conditions.

Camp Schedule:
4-6 years old
(Sessions; 2, 5, 7, & 8)
Monday-Friday 9:00-11:30 am

6-10 years old
(Sessions: 1, 3, 4, & 6)
Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00 pm

Daily Schedule:
9:00-9:30 am Organized Free Play
9:30-12:00 pm Camp Activities
3:30-4:00 pm Organized Free Play

Organized Free Play: During Organized Free Play campers will have the chance to play board games, toys, puzzles, read nature books, create nature drawings, and assist with the care of the nature center animals. We have listed below the summer camps which still have openings. Space is limited. To register for this camp please visit www.recreater.com or you may call: 301-600-2936 to register for this camp.

Week 4: Indian Lore & Craft Camp (July 15-19):
Experience Native American cultures and how they interacted with Nature! Practice skill like arrowhead and rope making. Create crafts like corn husk figures, musical instruments, and dream catchers. Play games and stories and follow “Keeper of the Earth” environmental practices.
Ages: 6-10 years old
Cost (Registration #17487): $130

Week 6: Creature Feature (July 29-Aug 2):
This camp is ideal for young naturalists that want to search for salamanders, dip-net for fish, dissect owl pellets, explore the park looking for mammal tracks, scat, and bones! Each day will focus on a different and unique wildlife species.
Ages: 6-10 years old
Cost (Registration #17489): $130

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