2013 Kids Nature Camp Weekly Topics
June 10-14: Trees Are Terrific
Learn why some trees smell like butterscotch, why aspens are SAD, and much, much more!
June 17-21: Pollination in Action
Who, what, where, and why: what’s all the buzz about pollination?! It’s not just about bees!
June 24-28 The Makings of a Great Team: Microbes and Plants!
Experience life from the perspective of the fantastic fungi and bacteria living on plants and in our soils.
July 1-5 (closed July 4th): Whatever the Weather
Learn to distinguish scientific facts from fiction regarding weather, the seasons, and climate change .
July 8-12: Feathered Dinosaurs
From flying to eating rocks, come learn the many unique characteristics that allow birds to thrive nearly everywhere on Earth.
July 15-19: Nature's Partnerships
Find out how the many connections, relationships, and partnerships in the natural world really work!
July 22-26: Patterns, Patterns, Everywhere Patterns
From leaf arrangements to flower petal patterns to the scales of a pineapple, Nature loves a pattern.
July 29-August 2: The Pollination Game
Flowering plants need bees and other pollinators, and they in turn need food - a game everyone wins!
August 5-9: Beneath the Water's Surface
Step into a stream and meet the many inhabitants who live under its surface.
August 12-16: Fantastic Foxes
Find out about the beautiful and charismatic foxes that live in our mountains.
*schedule of weekly topics subject to change without notice based on weather and scientist availability