The Lacawac Sanctuary in Wayne County will be offering summer day camps for students from 5 to 16 to explore nature through hands-on activities, creation of art, thematic games, science experiments, specimens studies and nature observation.
Four different day camps will be offered—
— Wee-Scope Habitat Discoveries: Ages 5-6 from July 18-22. Children will explore the habitats at Lacawac Sanctuary using nets, bug boxes and other exciting hands-on methods. Each day focuses on a different habitat as campers discover the plants and animals that live there. Games, crafts and activities reinforce the concepts and importance of habitats while fostering a curiosity for the natural world in a fun, safe environment. Click Here to register.
— Wilderness Eco-Explorations: Ages 7-8 from July 25-29. Hike to the big lake, explore the bog, turn over rocks, catch aquatic animals with nets, play games with friends, learn about the environment, connect with nature, and more! Campers will be immersed in a week of nature explorations with experienced educators in a full schedule of hands-on activities. This camp aims to develop an appreciation for the environment and explore natural systems. Click Here to register.
— Earth Expressions: Ages 9-12 from July 11-15. Explore the various habitats at Lacawac Sanctuary and be inspired by the beauty of the natural world. Join resident and local artists to explore visual and fine arts in different mediums. Watercolors, sculpture, sketching techniques, collage, and more await your inner artist. Learn more about our environment through artistic creation, hikes and exciting activities. All levels of artists are welcome to explore in a fun, collaborative atmosphere. Click Here to register.
— Conservation Leadership Academy: Ages 13-16 from June 26-July 1 residential camp. Scholarship available. Join the team at Lacawac for a week of fun, adventure and hands-on learning. High school students will be immersed in a week long resident camp at the beautiful and historic Lacawac Sanctuary and Field Station. Campers will experience science along-side local environmental professionals and resident university researchers. Field trips include a day kayaking the upper Delaware River, ropes course, collecting water samples from a boat on Lake Wallenpaupack, fishing, assisting with research, cheese tasting and farm tour, campfires and more. Click Here to register.
For more information on programs, initiatives and other upcoming events, visit the Lacawac Sanctuary website.
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