Ecology Camp: The Wild Wonders of Your Own Backyard (Full, waitlist 20)

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When is it?

14 July 2014 to 18 July 2014

M-F: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Who can attend?Ecologycampers

Students entering grades 4-7.

What's covered?

Campers spend a week traveling to local wildlife locations within Centre County to study species, hike through the woods and meadows, search for salamanders, turtles, and other insects, birds, fish, and animal species.  This camp fosters an understanding of the connection that local fluora and fauna have with energy consumption and the footprint we are leaving behind. The camp offers a daily "creature feature" and opportunities to discuss and study note guides and connecting concepts regarding ecology. 

Smiling Ecology CamperLunch and Snacks

  • Snacks and drinks will be provided each day during activity breaks.
  • A lunch should be brought from home for each camper Monday - Friday.

Camp fees and registration

Register before midnight March 31, 2014

  • $425 (day camp only)

Register after 12 am April 1, 2014

  • $455 (day camp only)

Day Camp:

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Please drop your child off from between 8:15 and 8:30 am. Camp ends promptly at 4:30 pm. Please arrange to pick him/her up by 4:30 pm unless you opt for extended care (drop off from 7:45 am; pick up by 5:15 pm).

Extended Care - based on enrollment

  • Add $50 per child per week (both morning and afternoon), $30 per child per week (Morning care only), or $20.00 per week (Afternoon only care) for each child registered
  • Optional drop-off starting at 7:45 am, pick up by 5:15 pm, Monday - Friday (morning only).
  • Note: Extended care is not offered on Friday afternoon. Each camper must be picked up by 4:00 pm after the closing ceremony on Friday.