Campers will enjoy learning all about the water cycle and the role water plays in our natural ecosystem. Have you ever asked yourself where water came from? How it helps plants to grow? Or, where it goes after it rains?
Learn all this and more at this year’s summer ecology camp! Explore the importance of water in the lives of animals, plants, and humans as well as the impact we can have on wise use and management of our water resources through active and participatory nature studies, crafts, games, hikes, and more!
Camps are held Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Except Camp Discovery, Explorers) Drop off begins at 7:45 a.m. Camps are for children in upcoming grades 1st – 7th. Registration is $110 and includes a daily snack, activities, and a camp t-shirt. KPNC membership at the Magnolia level ($35 or above) is required for registration. Visit auburn.edu/preserve to join.
Online registration begins April 1st (8:00 a.m. CT). Visit the KPNC Marketplace to register.
Available camps include:
May 31 – 3
Camp Discovery – for upcoming 3rd and 4th grades. This session will be Tuesday – Friday and will include a night session on Thursday, May 29th, for the whole family to attend.
June 6 – June 10
Young Naturalist I – for upcoming 1st and 2nd grades.
June 13 – June 17
Hunger Games – for upcoming 5th through 7th grades. In addition to activities related to the summer camp theme, Water Wonders!, campers will also learn about the responsibilities of park/wilderness rangers, including outdoor survival skills such as fire and shelter building, first aid, and more.
June 20 – June 24
Young Naturalist II – for upcoming 1st and 2nd grades.
June 27 – June 30
Explorers – for mixed ages, upcoming 1st through 6th grades. Ideal for siblings. This session will include a night session (no camp on Friday due to the holiday weekend) on Thursday, June 30 from 6:00-8:30 for the whole family to attend.
All camps are held at the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, located at 2222 N. College Street, Auburn, just north of the AU Fisheries complex. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 334-844-8091 for more information.
Individuals from 13 – 17 years of age who would like to participate in the Summer Ecology Camp program as a Counselor In Training (CIT), must complete and mail the CIT application form to the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center by May 15, 2016. Applications can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to LKFEP, 3301 SFWS Building, 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn, AL, 36849.