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West Orange Times & Observer Thursday, Jun. 12, 2014 4 years ago

Camp offers lessons on environment

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Sessions are about to begin in the fourth annual Environmental Summer Camp program at Oakland Nature Preserve. The first three sessions for students entering first through eighth grades will run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is limited to 20 campers per week. The last session is three days from 9 a.m. until noon. 

The theme of this year’s camp is “Going Native." 

Each session focuses on the natural sciences, Florida history and prehistory and local plant and animal life. 

The first week, June 16-20, is for campers entering first or second grade. The theme is “Habitats.” The second week is June 23-27 for campers entering third, fourth or fifth grade, and the theme is “Adaptations.” The third week is July 7-11 for campers entering sixth, seventh or eighth grade. The theme for older campers is “Survivor Kid.” 

The last week is for campers entering pre-kindergarten or kindergarten and will run from July 15-17 in the morning only. This is the first year ONP is offering a camp for this age. The theme is “Growing up Wild.” 

The one-week session is $100 with an ONP family membership or $125 for non-members, which includes a family membership. 

For more information about the camp sessions, call 407-905-0054. 

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