Children who like nature, LOVE Nature Day Camp!
Children, pre-K to 6th grade will have fun while
exploring the wonders of nature. Youth entering 7th-12th grades assist the Environmental Education Specialist as Counselors-In-Training (CITs). During Nature Day Camp children play games, hike, meet the live education animals, explore the river and forest, listen to stories, make crafts, create a journal, and role-play! A professional environmental educator and CIT assistants will lead your child in joyous discoveries in a natural environment. Group size is limited to 14 per age group.
Younger Campers: Pre-K 4's-1st grade
Session times vary by locations:
Camp Lackawanna, Tunkhannock: 9 am to Noon
Keystone College & Little Rocky Glen, Factoryville: 9 am to Noon, 1 to 3 pm, 9 am to 3 pm. Children who attend the full day have supervised play time from 12 noon to 1 pm.
Older Campers: 2nd-6th graders
Children attend from 9 am to 3 pm.
Counselor-In-Training Program: 7th-12th graders
Youth entering 7th-12th grades may participate in the Counselors-In-Training program. You'll gain experience working with children in a supervised setting, learn age-sppropriate activities, how to guide or lead group activities, and emergency procedures. You must attend a required training session and commit to assisting for a minimum of two weeks. CITs may volunteer for additional weeks, if space is available in the program.
Each day children bring a snack and a refillable bottle of water, children attending full-day sessions also bring a lunch. Re-useable containers are strongly encouraged. Disposable items, including wrappers and plastic spoons, return home with the child.
Need-based camperships are available. Please call or email Rebecca.
The Kiwanis Club of Tunkhannock, Chesapeake Energy, and individuals donated funds for need-based scholarships--Thank you all!
Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society Scholarships
Nature Day Camp scholarships are available for several children. Receive a $50 scholarship to encourage the love of nature. Thank you to these bird lovers for their support. For information about their bird watches and program visit http://grwyovalas.org/
Please download the scholarship application and follow the directions. Deadline: May 31. Winners will be notified by June 8. Scholarship winners will be re-imbursed for camp tuition fee after registration is verified by the EMNC staff.
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Camp Lackawanna offers residential camp for 3rd - 12th grade students. Weeks have different themes including Sports, Music * Art * Drama, and community service. All weeks include religious education. If you are interested in the residential youth camp at Camp Lackawanna, please contact the camp staff at 836-3444 for a current camp brochure.
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