Nature Play Camp
July 18 @ 9:00 am - July 29 @ 4:00 pm
Ages 6-8: Monday, July 18 – Friday, July 22 (9 AM – 4 PM daily)
Ages 8-11: Monday, July 25 – Friday, July 29 (9 AM – 4 PM daily)
Let’s go where curiosity leads! Land Trust of North Alabama’s Nature Play Camp seeks to hone children’s innate curiosity in nature and allow them the freedom to explore. Topics for this week-long day camp will include water critters, fossils, being nature detectives, map reading, animal adaptations, tracks, scat, the magic of trees, and more! Along with our exploration, we’ll include puzzles, crafts, games, and lots of splashing in Fagan Creek.
Cost: (Meals not provided)
$250 for Land Trust members at the Trailblazer Level ($50) or above only
$300 for Non-members
Age Groups: Parents of 8 year olds can choose which group is best for their child but a child can only attend one week of camp. Activities will be adapted appropriately for each age group. The second week will include hiking longer distances.
Lead Educator and Camp Creator: Award winning educator and author Heather Montgomery has taught in and outside of the classroom for over 25 years. As the director of McDowell Environmental Center, she created curriculum for and coordinated a residential, outdoor, environmental education center for thousands of schoolchildren each year. Heather brings unparalleled enthusiasm, passion, and fun to outdoor education and inspires children to find curiosity in even the simplest elements of nature.
- Week #1 (Ages 6-8) – Drop-off & Pick-up at Monte Sano Nature Preserve (Bankhead Trailhead) – 2442 Bankhead Pkwy NE, Huntsville, AL 35801
- Week #2 (Ages 8-11) – Drop-off at Monte Sano Nature Preserve (Bankhead Trailhead) – 2442 Bankhead Pkwy NE, Huntsville, AL 35801 / Pick-up at Monte Sano Nature Preserve (Cleermont Trailhead) – 506 Cleermont Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35801