EcoCamp 2014

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EcoCamp Registration Materials
Scholarship Application


Fledglings
kids entering K-1st grade in fall 2014

EcoArt  appreciate the art that is nature
June 23 - 27; 9 am - 2 pm
Our popular theme continues with a focus on our Children's Trail. Campers will discover natural art around Pickering and showcase it to visitors along our Children's Trail. Leave your mark on Pickering that will last for many years to come.

Backwoods Explorers  venture off-trail to discover new wonders
July 21 - 25; 9 am - 2 pm
Discover all the habitats around Pickering in a new way by venturing off the trails. Explore the exciting nooks and crannies known only to the wildlife. We will walk along the creek and our 100 year-old forest, among the cattails of the wetlands, and through the newly created habitats.


Larks
kids entering 2nd-4th grade in fall 2014

SOLD OUT EcoArt  appreciate the art that is nature
June 23 - 27; 9 am - 4 pm
Our popular theme continues with a focus on our Children's Trail. Campers will discover natural art around Pickering and showcase it to visitors along our Children's Trail. Leave your mark on Pickering that will last for many years to come.

Owl have a Hoot  nature through owls' eyes
July 7 - 11; 9 am - 4 pm
Spend the week with owls! These amazing birds silently monitor our forest nightly but are rarely seen. Learning about their traits, hunting methods, and homes will reveal their world.

SOLD OUT- Animal Hideouts  where the animals at?
July 14 - 18; 9 am - 4 pm
Our voices, games, and singing usually scare everything within miles away. Are they running, jumping, flying, and slithering away or are they simply hiding? We'll look in trees and under leaves for their hideouts and recreate the shelters along our Children's trail.

SOLD OUT- Aquatic Quest  do as water-breathers do
July 28 - August 1; 9 am - 4 pm 
Water games and explor-ation
Slimy tadpoles and morph-ation
Dirty paws and muddific-ation
Soaked campers - aquatic transform-ation!

SOLD OUT-Twilight Investigation  Pickering after dark
August 4 - 8; 2 pm - 9 pm
Experience Pickering Creek after dark - the changes to our habitats are literally like night and day! We'll use the shadows and canoes at dusk to search for the insects and animals that wake up once we go to bed.
*Transportation available, see below

Shrikes
kids entering 5th-7th grade in fall 2014

SOLD OUT Animal Hideouts  where the animals at?
July 14 - 18; 9 am - 4 pm
Our voices, games, and singing usually scare everything within miles away. Are they running, jumping, flying, and slithering away or are they simply hiding? We'll look in trees and under leaves for their hideouts and recreate the shelters along our Children's trail.

SOLD OUT Aquatic Quest  do as water-breathers do
July 28 - August 1; 9 am - 4 pm
Water games and explor-ation
Slimy tadpoles and morph-ation
Dirty paws and muddific-ation
Soaked campers - aquatic transform-ation!

Twilight Investigation  Pickering after dark
August 4 - 8; 2 pm - 9 pm
Experience Pickering Creek after dark - the changes to our habitats are literally like night and day! We'll use the shadows and canoes at dusk to search for the insects and animals that wake up once we go to bed.
*Transportation available, see below


Camp Transportation
We offer free transportation Monday - Friday morning and afternoon between Easton and EcoCamp during the weeks of July 14 - 18 (Animal Hideouts) and July 28 - August 1 (Aquatic Quest). Transportation for the week of August 4 - 8 (Twilight Investigation) will be Monday - Friday from Easton to EcoCamp at the beginning of each camp day only; campers must be picked up from Pickering Creek at the end of each camp day (9 pm).

Van space is limited. A spot can be reserved as soon as the deposit is received. 


Camp Scholarships 

Scholarships are available for students in need to attend this year's EcoCamp thanks to a generous grant from Wild Birds Unlimited, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and charitable donations from community members.  Scholarships do not include the $80 deposit required per week. Applications materials found below.

EcoCamp Registration Materials
Scholarship Application

 

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