Programs

EcoDiscoverers

2018 Audubon Camp for Grades 5 - 6 and 7 - 8

Click here to begin registration for Grades 5-8

Tuition is $290 per camper per week, unless noted.
This year we are offering Audubon Bent of the River Water Bottles and Hats to our campers for a $15.00 donation.  

June 25-29             - Call of the Wild

 Learn how animals "talk" with their sounds, feathers and fur by using recording units or an iPad to hear and identify animals.

July 2, 3, 5, & 6       - Survivor Camp

Find out how to survive in the great outdoors! Learn how to make shelters, cook an outdoor meal, use maps and compasses, stay dry, and have fun with nature. Put your skills to use at a Bent of the River campout where you will cook dinner over the campfire, enjoy a night hike, and sleep in tents. Session includes an overnight on Thursday. (Tuition = $290, includes staff and supplies for overnight activities)

July 9-13                  Aqualab

Sample stream water, organizations, and experiment with water.

July 16-20                 - Wildlife Watchers

Be a citizen scientist and report your finds to E-Bird, INaturalist, and Yardmap like scientists around the world.

July 23-27                  - Hogwarts @ Audubon

Ever dream of attending a school like Hogwarts? At Hogwarts @ Audubon, campers will try their hand at classes including "Herbology," "Care of 'Magical Creatures'," and even "Potions." Suitable even for muggles, this camp will connect campers to the natural world with a literary twist.

July 30-August 3      - CSI Creature Science Investigation

Uncover the mystery of tracks and traces our wildlife leaves for us to discover.

August 6-10             - H20 Olympics

Spend the morning exploring our aquatic habitats then cool off in the afternoon by creating and playing water games.

August 14 – 18      - Twilight Explorers

Some animals are most active when the sun goes down. Venture into the twilight with us to meet bats, owls, and beavers! Campfires, stargazing, and twilight hikes make this a magical week.

Camp Hours & Length: Most camp sessions last one week, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. *The Twilight Investigation week offered for EcoDiscoverers runs from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (EcoDiscoverers may participate during our Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during Twilight Investigations).

Camp Registration: Registration begins February 1, 2018. Camp spots will be reserved only after a completed registration packet and tuition are received (payable online, mailed, or dropped off at the Audubon Center Bent of the River office). Tuition is $290 per camper per week, unless noted. *Scholarships available.

For more information, email bentoftheriver@audubon.org or call 203-405-9113.

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