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Summer Camps

2017 Half-Day Summer Camps

Tuesday/Thursday, 9:00 AM until NOON, snack included.  This is a drop-in camp, and you can register your child day-to-day, week-to-week, or pick and choose based upon your child’s interest.  You can also register the day before, if spaces are available. Runs the month of July!

Cost: $15 per child, per class, snack provided
Age: rising 1st through 5th grades

Limited to 15 students; must preregister.  Closed-toe shoes, insect repellent, sun screen, and clothing that can get dirty and stained are all suggested.


Felicia Greene at 910.686.9518 x 103 or email




July 11, Turtlerrific

turtleIt’s all about turtles as we learn about habitats, life cycles, and cool fun facts.  Aquatic and land-based, we’ll observe, feed and even try catching some.


July 13, Sights, Sounds and Discoveries Along the Nature Trail

Spend the morning discovering the plant life, animals and insects who inhabit the different layers of our local forest.  Our guided walk will take you into the Nature Preserve for a morning of discovery.

July 18, Nature’s Mysteries

walk in the woodsdeer tracksWe’ll talk about the creatures who inhabit our woods, what level of the forest they live in, what they eat, etc. and then look for evidence of local wildlife.  Campers will uncover hidden treasures as we had into the trails for hands-on environmental exploration.

July 20, Pond Explorers

Discover the pond and what inhabits the water. From top to bottom to everything in between and around, we’ll findout what swims, crawls, hops, slithers and more. Nets and buckets and lotsa FUN!

July 25, We’re Going Nuts, Peanuts, That Is!

We’re painting clay pots for your very own goober pea.  Help plant peanuts in the Poplar Grove garden, pull a few mature plants to see how they grow, and learn a few nutty facts.

July 27, Farm Animal Fun

pigletsIt’s a work day full of fun!  Help us feed and brush our barnyard crew, learn about their life cycle and personalities, and help straighten their rooms (clean the stalls!)