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2018 Camps for Ages 11-14
Bryce and Zion Exploration (overnight camping)
Hike, splash, swim, and explore Bryce and Zion National Parks, magical and surreal destinations for the adventurer in all of us. Learn about the geology behind these crown jewels of our nation's park system. On the MNA campus Monday (9-4), in the field Tuesday through Friday.
Educator: Andy Yazzie
Session dates: June 4-8, 2018
CANCELLED - Raptors and Falconry
Soar into the art and science of falconry with live raptors! Explore these birds’ amazing anatomy and the variances among their species based on survival strategies. Feel the uplifting feathers and terrific talons of these birds during demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Educator: Michele Losee with the International Raptor and Falconry Center
Dates: June 18-22, 9 am-4 pm
Get ready for outdoor fun! Join us for bicycling, hiking, swimming, and exploring our local mountains, trails, and lakes. Bring your bike and a sense of adventure.
Educators: Nic Beckett and Kelly Slutz
Session dates: June 25-29, 9 am–4 pm
Pottery Wheel Basics
Learn the basics of wheel-throwing and advance into a variety of crafting techniques. You will create and shape personal pieces to glaze and take home at the end of the week.
Educator: Ariel Chanko
Dates: July 2-6, 9 am–4 pm (*no camp on July 4th)
North Rim Adventure (overnight camping)
Journey to see one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World—the Grand Canyon! We will visit Lake Powell and learn about the mighty Colorado River. Hike the North Kaibab Trail, camp near the canyon rim, learn about the flora and fauna, and hopefully spot a California condor. On the MNA campus Monday (9-4), in the field Tuesday through Friday.
Educator: Andy Yazzie and Tyler Katzmar
Dates: July 9-13, 9 am–4 pm
Up With People Jr. (Ages 8-12)
Sing, dance and play music in this fun, high energy musical arts experience that culminates in a Friday performance for families. Campers will gain confidence, a greater sense of independence, life skills, a sense of community, and respect and understanding of global society. For more information please go to www.upwithpeoplejr.org.
Educator: Michelle Galloway
Session dates: July 16-20, 9 am–4 pm
Wild Canyons (overnight camping)
Canyoneer through the canyons of the Mogollon Rim while studying water resources and riparian ecology. Camp, hike, swim and explore beautiful desert canyons at Sycamore Canyon, Oak Creek, and the Verde River. Don’t forget your swimsuit! On the MNA campus Monday (9-4), in the field Tuesday through Friday.
Educator: Andy Yazzie and Alyssa Hitchcock
Dates: July 23-27, 9 am–4 pm