Summer Nature Day Camp: Wings – Bugs and Birds!

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Summer Nature Day Camp: Wings – Bugs and Birds!

Time: June 25, 2012 at 9am to June 29, 2012 at 1pm
Location: Placer Nature Center
Street: 3700 Christian Valley Road
City/Town: Auburn
Website or Map:
Phone: (530) 878-6053 ext. 608
Event Type: summer, camp
Organized By: Placer Nature Center
Latest Activity: May 24, 2012

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Event Description

Ages 6-12

Give your child the opportunity to experience, discover and explore the great outdoors! These week-long day camp sessions focus on different nature-related themes with hands-on science investigations, art, song, hiking and more - they won't realize they are learning while having so much fun!

- Small groups: Only 3-4 campers per counselor
- Inclusive environment: Each camper gets individualized attention and encouragement
- Cross-curricular (FUN!) learning: Each camp incorporates art, structured and unstructured play, music, and theme related science experiments.

How do birds fly and what are barbules? Why did birds migrate and how do they do it? We’re pulling out the binoculars and going birding! Do you know the order of the honeybee hive? Or why honeybees dance? Get your insect nets and bug viewers because we're going on a scavenger hunt! See as an insect sees and learn about compound eyes, metamorphosis, and all the different types of insects. Explore creatures with wings through lenses, nets, song, games and crafts for a hooting good time.

Camp Fee: $75 Placer Nature Center Members, $85 General Admission
Discounts available for full-day sessions and Placer Nature Center members (see website for more information).

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