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2017 Camps for Ages 6-8

Mad Scientist
Fun science in the summer! Learn through interactive and hands-on science activities including cool chemical reactions, making rockets and slime, and nature field trips.
Educator: Anne Vela
Cost: $220
Session dates: June 5-9, 9 am–4 pm

Garden Magic
Discover the magical world of gardening! We will learn about ecology, biology, chemistry, and more while seeing first hand how a garden ecosystem thrives. We will create a garden of our own in the Colton Community garden and create a fairy garden to take home.
Educator:
Nicole Bundy
Cost:
$220 for Session 1 and $200 for Session 2
Session 1 dates:
June 5-9, 9 am–4 pm
Session 2 dates:
July 3-7, 9 am–4 pm *no camp on Tuesday, July 4th.

People of the Southwest
Unlock secrets of the past. Learn how ancient people of Arizona lived, during this hands-on exploration of how they built homes, made tools, cooked food, and hunted. Explore ancient houses, art, and make your own prehistoric tools and foods. A field trip to Elden Pueblo is included.
Educator: Jenny Cummisky
Cost: $225
Session Dates: June 12-16, 9 am–4 pm

Planet Pals
Reduce, Recycle, Reuse! We will explore creative solutions for living within our planet's natural limits. We will use our creativity to re-purpose trash into fun and unique projects while helping the environment. Includes a field trip to Willow Bend.
Educator: Nicole Bundy
Cost: $220
Session dates: June 12-16, 9 am–4 pm

Winged Wonders
From sparrows to eagles, discover everything about birds! We will learn to identify birds around Flagstaff on nature walks, create our own bird watching books and picture frames, and learn about owls and raptors on a field trip to Bearizona.
Educator: Breanna Knaresboro
Cost: $225
Session dates: June 19-23, 9 am–4 pm

Crafty Cooking
Do you love to create in the kitchen? Spend the week making fun, healthy, and creative recipes for ice cream, lemonade, hummus, trail mix, smore's in a solar oven, and much more. Bring your appetite and your apron.
Educator: Anne Vela
Cost: $230
Session Dates: June 19-23, 9 am–4 pm

Riparian Romp
Visit local ponds, streams, and riparian habitats to learn about the flora and fauna that live in these fragile environments and what you can do to protect them.  Bring your swimsuit for a day long field trip to Oak Creek.
Educator: Kelley Ingols
Cost: $225
Session dates: June 26-30, 9 am–4 pm

Plein Air Painting
Plein Air is a French term meaning to paint outside in the open air.  Campers will learn all about this fascinating technique while creating beautiful natural scenes.
Educator: Kelly Woodruff
Cost:
$225
Dates:
July 26-30, 9 am–4 pm

Nature Art
Campers will learn to incorporate the natural world into the art we will create together using painting, collage, and mixed media. Inspiration will come from field trips to Lake Mary and visiting animals at Second Chance Shelter.
Educator: Hayley McKeever
Cost: $205
Session dates: July 3-7, 9 am–4 pm *no camp on Tuesday July 4th

Wild Things
Investigate the unique mammals and birds of the Colorado Plateau through art projects, music, skits, and games inspired by the outdoors. Connect with the wild world on nature hikes while learning how to identify the region’s creatures. A field trip to Bearizona is included.
Educator:
Michelle Galloway
Cost:
$235
Session dates:
July 10-14, 9 am–4 pm

Birds, Bees, & Butterflies
Pollinators play an important role in helping our crops thrive. We will explore the roles of various pollinating insects and birds, plant adaptations, and what you can do to support them. Visits to the Arboretum and local gardens are included.
Educator: Nicole Bundy
Cost: $225
Session dates: July 10-14, 9 am–4 pm

All About Art
Find the artist within yourself through painting, sculpture, dyeing, and print making. Explore different art forms to create your story of the Colorado Plateau. Visit art galleries and create a final piece for Friday’s art show.
Educator: Kelly Woodruff
Cost: $225
Session dates: July 17-21, 9 am–4 pm

Viva Volcanoes!
Explore the exciting, explosive geologic history of northern Arizona through hands-on experiments and field trips to Sunset Crater National Park and Red Mountain. Adventurers needed.
Educator: Anne Hamlin
Cost: $230
Dates: July 17-21, 9 am–4 pm

Get to Know H2O
This will be a fun-filled week learning and visiting all types of natural water sources and exploring ways in which we can conserve water. We will visit the Flagstaff water treatment plant, do H2O Olympics, and build miniature succulent gardens.
Educator: Breanna Knaresboro
Cost: $230
Session dates: July 24-28, 9 am–4 pm

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