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Blue Jay Summer Mini-Camps  2019

 
Eco-Kids Bird Buddies for 4–5s (Track 1)
June 10, 12 & 14, 9 a.m.–noon  (new longer camp day!)
Be the best bird buddy ever! Learn what makes a bird a bird, how to identify bird songs and how different birds “earn a living,” all while finding out what you can do to help your feathered friends.
Ages 4–5-year-olds
Fee: $36/child. Includes staff supervision, snack, crafts and activities
 
Eco-Kids Bug-A-Boos for 4–5s (Track 4, Traditional)
July 8, 10 & 12, 9 a.m.–noon (new longer camp day!)
Do you call anything that crawls on the ground a bug? Arthropods are so much more! With anywhere from six legs to thousands,  Blue Jay’s exciting and colorful invertebrates are always on the move, and you will be, too, as you learn the special characteristics of insects, spiders, millipedes and more.
Ages 4–5-year-olds
Fee: $36/child. Includes staff supervision, snack, crafts and activities
 
Eco-Kids Summer Sun-sations for 4–5s (Track 3, Traditional)
August 5, 7 & 9, 9 a.m.–noon (new longer camp day!)
Unlock the mysteries of the sun! Learn how the sun affects our everyday lives – from its role in other cultures to today’s uses of solar energy. Enjoy sun-sational crafts, solar snacks and more.
Ages 4–5-year-olds
Fee: $36/child. Includes staff supervision, snack, crafts and activities
 
Bird Bonanza for 6–8s (Track 1, trad)
June 17, 19 & 21, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. (new longer camp day!)
Learn to identify birds by sight and sound, and find out how to make your backyard into a wildlife sanctuary. Get to know other junior bird enthusiasts while hiking, playing games and doing crafts during a week that is truly “for the birds.”
For ages 6–8-year-olds
Fee: $48/child
 
Critter Capers for 6–8s (Track 4, trad)
July 15, 17 & 19, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. (new longer camp day!)
Have a blast while exploring the fields, forests and streams at Blue Jay Point. We’ll learn about mammals, insects, reptiles and amphibians as we hike, do crafts and play games.
For 6–8-year-olds
Fee: $48/child
 
Dinner from Dirt! for 9–12s (Track 1, Traditional)
June 24, 26 & 28, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (new longer camp day!)
Have you ever thought about where your food comes from? Whether you are a vegetarian or an omnivore, your food depends on soil, microorganisms and the growers that produce food plants and animals. Experiment with soils and irrigation, investigate insects, try your hand at hydroponic farming and cook using the sun’s energy.
For 9–12-year-olds
Fee: $90/child, includes a great field trip day plus lunch each day!

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Version: 65.0
Created at 7/7/2012 3:43 PM by D'Nise Hefner
Last modified at 12/14/2018 4:30 PM by Stephen R. Walston

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