Junior Naturalist Summer Camp
June 3, 2013 through July 19, 2013 (Early Registration ends May 17 - Download Registration Form below for more details)
Registration Info & Cost
- 1/2 day weekly camp fee: $100, Early Registration: $90
- All day weekly camp fee: $145, Early Registration: $130
- 1/2 day, by the day: $25, Early Registration: $20
- Full day, by the day: $ 40, Early Registration $35
- Download Registration Form CAMP SPACE IS LIMITED TO 25 PARTICIPANTS EACH WEEK. PLEASE REGISTER TO GUARANTEE A SPACE FOR YOUR CHILD.
Camp Dates with ages
Ages 5-6, June 3-7 (only session)THIS CAMP SESSION IS FULL
- Ages 7-8, June 10-14 (1st session)
- Ages 7-8, July 8-12 (2nd session)
- Ages 9-10, June 17-21 (1st session)
- Ages 9-10, July 15-19 (2nd session)
- Ages 11-13, June 24-28 (only session)
What is a Naturalist? Learn what it means to be a naturalist by observing nature and wildlife in their natural habitats. Discover what animals live where and how to identify them.
Georgia Wildlife Have fun learning about the wildlife of Georgia. Find out what animals we almost lost to extinction and what we can do to save those that are threatened.
Wildlife Conservation Discover what it means to be a Wildlife Conservationist and how you can impact the future of wildlife and the habitats in which they live.
Outdoor Safety and Survival The wilderness is not a scary place when you what to look out for and what to do to keep from getting lost in the woods.
Hydrology Day What is hydrology and what’s so important about its future? Learn why this valuable resource is important to us and wildlife
Additional Info: The majority of the week’s activities will be spent outdoors. Please dress your child appropriately. We will have guest speakers, arts and crafts, and some activities that are outside of the Wildlife Center grounds but within walking distance on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
The Wildlife Center offers a special themed program to the public each day at 3:30 p.m. The fee for the daily program is the price of admission.
Monday - Are You Afraid of Wildlife?
Join us for an in depth discussion of "scary" animals, and why they are really not scary at all! Learn how to have a healthy respect for the wildlife around you.
Tuesday - Sandhill Ecosystems
Experience seeing and learning about the animals you would find in Sandhill Ecosystems, one of our most threatened habitats in Georgia.
Wednesday - Wildlife of the World
Explore animals from almost every continent in the world. Learn how they have adapted to survive in the habitats in which they live.
Thursday - Flight Show
Join us in the amphitheater to be amazed by the majestic flight of our Birds of Prey.
Friday - Words of the Wise
Learn the truth about owls and some of the myths with which they are associated. See up close and personal why some of them are true, and some of them are definitely not!
For more information on the daily themed programs please contact the Center at 912-478-0831.
The Wildlife Center is closed on weekends during the months of June, July & August
The Center for Wildlife Education is open to the public on Saturday's from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
A reptile program is held on each Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the Lecture Hall and a flighted raptor program is held at 3:00 p.m. in the Amphitheater.
For more information please contact the Center at 912-478-0831