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Nature Camps
Little Sprouts Learning Center
Summer Camp
Natural themes and materials are incorporated through indoor and outdoor activities. Discover the wonders of nature through exploration of our woodland trails, pond, creeks and meadows, all while encouraging children to explore how their lives are
a part of the world of nature. Dress for getting dirty! Please bring bug spray and sunscreen. 4- or 8-week sessions o ered.
Art in Nature Camp
Be inspired by the forest, creeks, and wildlife around you
as you paint, create, and make nature-related art each day. You will hike to various points in Pilcher Park and get inspirations from the beautiful scenery. You will use di erent media throughout the week including paint, chalk, and clay. Bring a water bottle and a snack. No previous art experience needed. Just bring your creativity and have fun!
Facility Program
Pilcher Park Nature Center (Sprouts Classroom)
Facility Program
Pilcher Park Nature Center
Age Fee Day
8-11 $120R/$125N Mon-Fri Survival Camp
Age Fee
Day Date
Mon/Wed Jun 4-Jun 27 Tues/Thurs Jun 5-Jun 28 Mon/Wed Jul 2-Jul 25 Tues/Thurs Jul 3-Jul 27
Time
9:15a-11:30a 9:15a-11:30a 9:15a-11:30a 9:15a-11:30a
18-3-8309
Date Time
Jul 16-Jul 20 9:30a-12:30p
18-2-8308A 18-2-8308B 18-3-8308C 18-3-8308D 3-5
$141R/$152N $141R/$152N $141R/$152N $141R/$152N
3-5 3-5 3-5
You  nd yourself lost while hiking in the woods with your group of friends. Cell phones have no signals. Your friend tripped and now has an injured ankle. How will you survive until a rescue party  nds you? What should you bring along with you on such a trip? Do you know basic  rst aid to treat the injured? Can you make a shelter? How about building a  re? What could you  nd to eat? Where is water found and how do you make it safe to drink? Come to survival camp
and you will learn all of these skills! Participants will experience a wide variety of survival techniques. Be a good survivor:
dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bug spray and long pants, and bring a snack and bottle of water. There is an optional overnight on Thursday. You will spend the evening in- side Pilcher Park Nature Center in your sleeping bag. There will be a night hike and camp re. Friday morning you will enjoy a pancake breakfast. To register for this part of the program
you must have taken the Survival Camp and pay an extra fee.
Big Sprouts Camp
Join old and new friends for this 1-week session. Discover the wonders of nature through exploration of our woodland trails, pond, creeks and more. Children are encouraged to explore how their lives are part of the world of nature. Dress for get- ting dirty! Bring a water bottle, snack, sunscreen, and bug spray.
Facility Program
Pilcher Park Nature Center
Age Fee
Day Date
Mon-Fri Jun 18-Jun 22 Mon-Fri Jul 9-Jul 13 Mon-Fri Jul 30-Aug 3
Time
9:15a-11:30a 9:15a-11:30a 9:15a-11:30a
18-2-8303A 6-8 18-3-8303B 6-8 18-3-8303C 6-8
$80R/$85N $80R/$85N $80R/$85N
Pilcher Park Nature Center
Green Thumb Camp
Facility
Program Age Fee
18-2-8300A 9-12 $100R/$110N 18-2-8300B 9-12 $35 18-3-8300C 9-12 $100R/$110N 18-3-8300D 9-12 $35
Up A Creek Camp
Day Date
Mon-Thurs Jun 18-Jun 21 Thurs/Fri Jun 21-Jun 22 Mon-Thurs Jul 9-Jul 12 Thurs/Fri Jul 12-Jul 13
Time
9:30a-12:30p 7p-8a 9:30a-12:30p 7p-8a
Does your child like to dig in the dirt and get dirty? Children will create their own garden to take home, sow seeds, learn about pollinators, composting, and worms. Dress for outdoors and bring a water bottle, snack, bug spray, and sunscreen.
Facility Program
18-2-8305
Pilcher Park Nature Center
Age Fee Day
6-8 $110R/$115N Mon-Fri
Date Time
Jun 25-Jun 27 9:30a-12p
Join us for a fun week of water-related activities at Pilcher Park. We will wade in ponds and trudge in creeks throughout the park. Dipping, scooping, collecting and measuring are just some of the fun activities involved. Learn about the creek’s habitats and the critters that live there. You’ll be surprised at what you  nd! Dress for the weather and wear old clothes that can get wet. Bring along a snack each day and have a water bottle, bug spray, sunscreen, and change of clothes.
Creepy Crawlers Camp
Kids discover the importance of the little animals in our world, from insects and spiders to turtles and snakes. We’ll try bug races and bug nets and have the opportunity to explore the many wonders found on the forest  oor. Dress for outdoors and bring a water bottle, snack, bug spray, and sunscreen.
Pilcher Park Nature Center
Facility Program
18-3-8304
Pilcher Park Nature Center
Age Fee Day
6-8 $120R/$125N Mon-Fri
Facility
Program Age Fee Day
Date
Jul 16-Jul 20 Aug 6-Aug 10
Time
9:30a-12:30p 9:30a-12:30p
Date Time
Jul 23-Jul 27 9:30a-12:30p
18-3-8301A 9-12 18-3-8301B 9-12
$120R/$125N Mon-Fri $120R/$125N Mon-Fri
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