Spring Camp 2017

Each day campers will explore the Nature Center with theme-related and age-appropriate stories, art, games, activities, journaling/observation time, and hikes.  Campers will be divided by age and grade into smaller groups when appropriate.

Different Themes each day – come for one or all 5 days!   Register for multiple camps and receive $5 off of each additional camp.

Ages 4-5 Half Day Camps: Members $20 per day/Non-Members $25 per day
Grade 1-5 Full Day Camps: Members $40 per day/Non-Members $45 per day

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Ages 4-5: Half-Day Camps

Session 1: Monday, April 3 ~ Whoooo are you?

Whoooo are you?
Explore the secret world of owls. Where are they hiding? What do they really eat? Put your bird brain to work and meet one of our sleek and silent night time friends!

Meet:  Visitor Center Front Desk, 9 am – noon

Fee:  Members $20/day, Non-members $25/day

Materials:  Bring a water bottle and wear weather-appropriate clothing.  We will provide a snack.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.


Session 2: Tuesday, April 4 ~ Awesome Amphibians

Awesome Amphibians

Hop right to it and explore the slimy world of salamanders and frogs!  Meet new animal friends and find out what makes them special!


Meet:
 Visitor Center Front Desk, 9 am – noon

Fee:
 Members $20/day, Non-members $25/day
Materials:  Bring a water bottle and wear weather-appropriate clothing.  We will provide a snack.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.

Session 3: Wednesday, April 5 ~ Fuzz N' Fluff

Fuzz N' Fluff

When spring comes around out comes the fuzz and fluff of new babies. Come meet some LIVE mammals and learn how to make your backyard the best place for new beginnings this spring.


Meet:  Visitor Center Front Desk, 9 am – noon

Fee:  Members $20/day, Non-members $25/day

Materials:  Bring a water bottle and wear weather-appropriate clothing.  We will provide a snack.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.

Session 4: Thursday, April 6 ~ Terrific Turtles & Super Snakes

Terrific Turtles & Super Snakes

Turtles and snakes are radical reptiles with shells and scales. Learn all about these awesome scaly animals, meet the reptiles of KNC and see how many we can find in the woods and water!

Meet:  Visitor Center Front Desk, 9 am – noon

Fee:  Members $20/day, Non-members $25/day

Materials:  Bring a water bottle and wear weather-appropriate clothing.  We will provide a snack.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.

Session 5: Friday, April 7 ~ Aqua-Adventures

Aqua-Adventures

Dive into the amazing world of ponds, streams and rivers and discover the creatures that live just below the surface. Hunt for bugs, fish, reptiles, amphibians and mammals.


Meet:  Visitor Center Front Desk, 9 am – noon

Fee:  Members $20/day, Non-members $25/day

Materials:  Bring a water bottle and wear weather-appropriate clothing.  We will provide a snack.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.

Grades 1-5: Full-Day Camps

Session 1: Monday, April 3 ~ Wildlife Explorers

Wildlife Explorers

Learn what it takes to live out in the wild. Explore animal shelters and make your own. Track the wildlife at KNC and learn survival skills from nature’s teachers.


Meet: Camp, Lower Level, 9 am – 5 pm

Fee:  Members $40/day, Non-members $45/day

Materials:  Bring a sack lunch (with snacks if desired) and a water bottle. Wear weather-appropriate clothing.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.

Session 2: Tuesday, April 4~ Nature Art

Nature Art

Create, imagine and explore! Learn from animal artists and get inspired by nature. Make your own pictures, sculptures, games and music in a day of CREATIVITY!


Meet: Camp, Lower Level, 9 am – 5 pm

Fee:  Members $40/day, Non-members $45/day

Materials:  Bring a sack lunch (with snacks if desired) and a water bottle. Wear weather-appropriate clothing.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.

Session 3: Wednesday, April 5 ~ Insect Inspectors

Insect Inspectors

This camp is for kids who go absolutely buggy for things that creep and crawl. Learn how tell an insect from an insect impostor, find out cool and creepy bug facts, and live the bugs life!


Meet: Camp, Lower Level, 9 am – 5 pm

Fee:  Members $40/day, Non-members $45/day

Materials:  Bring a sack lunch (with snacks if desired) and a water bottle. Wear weather-appropriate clothing.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.

Session 4: Thursday, April 6 ~ Camp-opoly

Camp-opoly

Don't be bored this Spring Break, come play life-sized board games out in Nature! Discover interesting facts about animals and about yourself in this whole day dedicated to play.


Meet: Camp, Lower Level, 9 am – 5 pm

Fee:  Members $40/day, Non-members $45/day

Materials:  Bring a sack lunch (with snacks if desired) and a water bottle. Wear weather-appropriate clothing.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.

Session 5: Friday, April 7 ~ Frog-a-dilly Day

Frog-a-dilly Day

Frogs, and turtles and snakes, oh my! Become a herpetologist, explore amphibians and reptiles, check out their hoppy homes and see them up close and personal.


Meet: Camp, Lower Level, 9 am – 5 pm

Fee:  Members $40/day, Non-members $45/day

Materials:  Bring a sack lunch (with snacks if desired) and a water bottle. Wear weather-appropriate clothing.  No electronics or distracting toys, please.


Kalamazoo Nature Center • 7000 North Westnedge Avenue  •  Kalamazoo, MI  49009-6309
Phone: 269-381-1574  •  Fax: 269-381-2557


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Online Registration and Payment Support: 866 433-4548

For camp questions: Registrar (269) 381-1574 ext 24 or by email

Camp Director: Jenny Metz
(269) 381-1574 ext 24 or by email

Please review our Refund and Cancellation Policy
here.