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Summer Camps

Registration for summer camps is now open!

   

Butterfly Camp:   July 30th – August 3rd  |  9:00 am to 3:00 pm

For children ages 8-12 years old.  Explore butterflies and caterpillars and even eggs UP CLOSE! Use a hand lens to distinguish between different types of eggs. Study butterfly scales through a microscope! Examine which plants are best for pollinators. Be a scientist and participate in real data collection.  In this five-day camp, butterfly volunteers will lead campers through hand hands-on lessons, fun science projects, and various pollinator activities. Topics for study include habitat, life cycles, coloration and defense and butterfly behaviors.

Campers will leave with an appreciation for butterflies and other pollinators. All campers will also receive a caterpillar and caterpillar keeper/cage to raise at home! Campers can check in between 8:30-9:00 am and pick-up is between 3:00-3:30 pm. Students should bring a sack lunch.

Price: $175 for members; $200 for nonmembers (plus a $25 nonrefundable material fee and deposit)

REGISTER HERE Space is limited & registration is required.


Nature Camp:   June 4th –  8th  |  9:00 am to 12:00 pm

For children ages 6-10 years old.  Get outside this summer and learn about the living world all around us! Day campers will learn about various aspects of nature through art, activities and games. Topics will include plants, including carnivorous plants, insects including butterflies, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and birds.

Much of the activities will be hands on, creative, and/or artistic. Each day students will bring home art or make and take something home that benefits the nature in their yard. Additionally, Leilani Law, of Studio Leilani, will join the campers for a day of painting and fine art in the garden.  Activities will mostly take place outside, weather permitting.  Snacks will be provided.

REGISTER HERE.  Space is limited & registration is required.

*No refunds will is issued less than 2 weeks prior to the start date of June 4th. If given more than 2 weeks notice we will refund all but the $20 registration and material fee.