Ages 6-8

Discovery Summer Camps: Ages 6–8

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Note: June camps were canceled, but we are still hoping to be able to hold camps in July. At this time of uncertainty, we are collecting registrations only to hold your place, payments will be made after June 15 when we are able to confirm the July camps will take place. Registration closes on Thursday at 5:00 pm before the first day of camp.

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2020 Camps for Ages 6-8

Riparian Romp     
Explore local ponds, streams and riparian habitats to learn about the native flora and fauna. Campers will become springs stewards and appreciate the importance of water conservation in our local environment at places such as the Rio de Flag, Cheshire wetlands and Leroux spring. Bring your swimsuit for a day-long field trip to Oak Creek to check out aquatic creatures.
Educator: Lorie Cavalli
Cost: $235
Dates: July 6-10, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

Rockin’ Geology
Adventurers wanted! Discovery the dynamic world of Northern Arizona geology through experiments, investigating how the Grand Canyon was formed and searching for fossils. Walk into the center of a volcano that exploded long ago (Red Mountain).
Educator: Hannah Bercovici
Cost: $235
Dates: July 6-10, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

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: Meg Kabotie
Cost: $240
Dates: July 13-17, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

Garden Art
Enjoy painting, collage, and mixed media to create works of art that utilize nature as the primary subject matter. Inspiration will come from field trips to Schultz Pass, Buffalo Park and the Nature Trail.
Educator: MNA Staff
Cost: $230
Dates: July 13-17, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

Forest Investigators
Through the study of wildfire ecology, forest restoration, dendrochronology (tree ring science) and climate we will learn how to maintain a healthy forest and what can be done to save our forests from catastrophic wildfires. Field trips include the Fort Valley Experimental Forest and Snowbowl Road.
Educator: Lorie Cavalli
Cost: $235
Dates: July 20-24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

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 for exploding fun!
Educator: Hannah Bercovici
Cost: $235
Dates: July 20-24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Eco-Artist
Creative spirits go wild transforming everyday materials into beautiful works of art. Imagination and creativity pay off in a Friday art show for families. Includes field trips on nature trail and recycling center.
Educator: Barbara-ann Heerkens
Cost: $235
Dates: July 27-31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
 

Cuisines of the World  
Explore culture through food! Learn how to make traditional dishes from countries such as Italy, China, Spain and America. Families are invited on Friday to sample what we have prepared.
Educator: Meg Kabotie
Cost: $240
Dates: July 27-31, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

 

 

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