2014 Blue Jay Summer Mini-Camps

To check for space availability, contact the Blue Jay Center for Environmental Education by phone at 919-870-4330 or by emailing bluejaypoint@wakegov.com. To register, you will need to include a completed registration form and payment by mail or in person.
Eco-Kids Animal Babies Mini-Camp
June 9, 11 & 13, 9–11 a.m. or 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child  (Track 4, traditional, homeschool)
Animal babies come in many forms, from the cute fox kit to the interesting larvae of dragonflies. Come learn about the similarities and differences of the many different animal babies through crafts, stories, snacks and more.
Rockin' Around Geology Mini-Camp
June 16, 18 & 20, 9 a.m.–noon or 1–4 p.m.
Ages 6–8 Fee: $36/child  (Track 1, traditional, homeschool)
Geology captures our imagination this week as we explore rocks, minerals and fossils through hikes, games, stories and crafts.

There's an Owl in the Shower Mini-Camp
June 23, 25 & 27, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., with an optional Owl Prowl on Wed., June 25, 8:30–9:30 p.m.
Ages 9–12 Fee: $72/child  (Track 1, traditional, homeschool)
My Side of the Mountain author Jean Craighead George has another great book, There's an Owl in the Shower. In this summer's camp by the same name, campers will learn about owl ecology, field guide use, endangered species, comparisons of ecosystems, environmental ethics, and more while enjoying hikes, games, crafts and snacks. Campers are expected to read There's an Owl in the Shower (it's short!) prior to attending camp. Loaner books will be available for check-out upon registration.
Eco-Kids Aquatic Adventures Mini-Camp
July 7, 9 & 11, 9–11 a.m. or 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child  (Track 4, traditional, homeschool)
Frogs and newts and water bugs—oh my! Meet many kinds of aquatic critters as we explore Blue Jay Point's pond, streams and shores of Falls Lake. We'll also spend time learning about all things aquatic through crafts, stories, snacks and more!
Forest Detectives Mini-Camp
July 14, 16 & 18, 9 a.m.–noon
Ages 6–8 Fee: $36/child  (Track 4, traditional, homeschool)
Hone your tracking skills as we hunt down wild animals and plants in this exciting mini-camp. As a nature detective, you'll use your senses and a special kit to discover hidden secrets in the Blue Jay forest.  This will be an all-weather adventure, so dress accordingly!
Eco-Kids Incredible Insects Mini-Camp
August 11, 13 & 15, 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child  (Track 3, traditional, homeschool)
Ladybugs, butterflies and dragonflies are just some of the amazing insects that live all around us. How are they alike? How are they different? Come explore Blue Jay Point habitats as we seek them out. Listen to creepy-crawly stories, make some critter crafts and enjoy yummy buggy snacks.