Presidents Week Camp at the Environmental Nature Center

Educational outdoor fun for campers in K – 6th grade

Camp

February 16 – 19, 2015

Camp: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Fee: $175
After Camp: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fee: $80
10% discount for members!

Each day, campers (divided into small groups by age) will rotate between three fabulous Camp Teachers, where they will participate in exciting, age appropriate hands-on activities.

Registration:  Complete the online registration HERE.

Questions?  Call 949-645-8489 ext. 103

This year’s themes:

Earth Connections

The earth has gone through constant change throughout history.  Though interactive hands-on activities, campers will learn about earth’s biggest changes in both climate and biodiversity.  Campers will develop their own native plant journal. They will draw and learn about new plants each day:  what pollinates them, how they attract pollinators, how their seeds are dispersed, how they have been used by humans, what their adaptations are, etc.

Nature Play

Campers will be given the freedom to explore, imagine, and make up their own fun.  They will be given boundaries, a few supplies, a set of ground rules, and supervision.  Campers may decide to create rock towers and build stick-and-leaf boats and forts.  Materials will be available for campers to draw, paint, make tassels, and play board games.  They will be able to talk, laugh and have a good time!

ENC TV

Campers will join naturalist Alex Lane and bring some popular TV shows to life through the scope of discovery and outdoor play in Nature at the ENC. Campers will search for answers, getting down-and-dirty, CSI-style. They will explore the nature center like the Amazing Race. And ENC TV week wouldn’t be complete without the campers picking up some Survivor-skills!

Continents & Cultures

(After Camp)

Campers will spend the afternoon learning about peace and cultures from different continents – how they are different but really the same.  In keeping with the After Camp Olympic theme, campers will make torches (candles with seeds from each continent), ivy head wreaths, and a peace mobile with art from each continent they study.  They will drink tea from each continent as they listen to stories from several different cultures.  All campers will celebrate with a campfire ceremony on the last day.

Nature Olympics!

(After Camp)

85 countries will be participating in the 2014 Winter Olympics and the ENC will make our mark with our very own ENC Nature Olympics! Olympic crafts, obstacle courses, nature games and an awards ceremony are a few of the highlights of after camp!

Withdrawal

Any time up to 2 weeks before the start of a session: $25 processing fee, balance refunded. 1-2 weeks notice: 50% refund. Less than 1 week notice: NO REFUND.