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    LCEEC Nature Camps

     

    Join us for a week of fun and adventure exploring the natural habitats of the 211-acre LCEEC property. Experienced staff will guide children through innovative experiential activities focused on discovery and teamwork to gain a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of all life.

    More information about each of these camps is available in the LCEEC Summer Camp brochure or Winter Nature Camp flyer. Camp Counselors and Jr. Counselors are needed for our seasonal camps. If you’re interested, see the Camp Counselor flyer for details!

    LCEEC Summer Nature Camps

    June 24-28, 2019

    A Closer Look Day Camp
    Session 1: 9 a.m.-noon
    Session 2: 1-4 p.m.
    Cost: $80
    Ages 5 and 6
    This discovery-based camp nurtures children’s curiosity, wonder, and creativity. Using the natural world as a catalyst for growth and development, children will develop connections to Earth by engaging in first-hand experiences with plants and animals. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    Backyard Habitats Day Camp
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $120
    Ages 7 and 8
    Campers will investigate the world around them and discover what is hiding in the forest, in the wetland, and in the meadow. Learn about the special adaptations animals have to survive in Northeastern PA. This camp is filled with plenty of outdoor fun with time for discovery, learning, hiking, nature crafts, and playing. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    July 1-5, 2019

    Backyard Habitats Day Camp
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $120
    Ages 7 and 8
    Campers will investigate the world around them and discover what is hiding in the forest, in the wetland, and in the meadow. Learn about the special adaptations animals have to survive in Northeastern PA. This camp is filled with plenty of outdoor fun with time for discovery, learning, hiking, nature crafts, and playing. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    Eco Explorers Day Camp
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $120
    Ages 9 and 10
    Join us for a week of fun and adventure! Campers will spend time exploring the natural habitats on the 211-acre LCEEC property while investigating local ecosystems and the interconnections of all life. Campers will participate in fun activities centered on natural history, discovery, teamwork, outdoor exploration, hiking, nature crafts, and games. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    July 8-12, 2019

    Eco Explorers Day Camp
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $120
    Ages 9 and 10
    Join us for a week of fun and adventure! Campers will spend time exploring the natural habitats on the 211-acre LCEEC property while investigating local ecosystems and the interconnections of all life. Campers will participate in fun activities centered on natural history, discovery, teamwork, outdoor exploration, hiking, nature crafts, and games. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    ArtVentures Day Camp
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $120
    Ages 7 and 8
    Campers will explore various art mediums and techniques using nature as inspiration. Art projects include clay pots, story books, paintings, collages, and recycled art. Other activities include color theory, pattern investigations, a clay dig, hiking, nature journaling, and outdoor games. This project was supported by a Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Community grant a program of Lackawanna County of Commissioners Patrick M. O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni and Lauren Cummings. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    July 15-19, 2019

    ArtVentures Day Camp
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $120
    Ages 7 and 8
    Campers will explore various art mediums and techniques using nature as inspiration. Art projects include clay pots, story books, paintings, collages, and recycled art. Other activities include color theory, pattern investigations, a clay dig, hiking, nature journaling, and outdoor games. This project was supported by a Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Community grant a program of Lackawanna County of Commissioners Patrick M. O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni and Lauren Cummings. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    Wilderness Survival Day Camp
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $120
    Ages 9 and 10
    Campers will learn survival skills, increase self-confidence, and gain a newfound respect and sense of responsibility for the world around them. Activities include plant identification, fire by friction, shelter building, and animal tracking. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    July 22-26, 2019

    Wilderness Survival Day Camp
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $120
    Ages 9 and 10
    Campers will learn survival skills, increase self-confidence, and gain a newfound respect and sense of responsibility for the world around them. Activities include plant identification, fire by friction, shelter building, and animal tracking. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    Eco Quest Day Camp
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $120
    Ages 11-13
    Eco Quest camp combines outdoor recreation with concepts of natural history and conservation to develop campers’ eco-awareness and leadership skills. Highlights include a live animal presentation and field research techniques, outdoor skills, hiking, geocaching, and team building obstacles. Registration is required, and space is limited.

    LCEEC Winter Nature Camp - December 2018

    Winter Nature Camp
    Ages 5 to 11
    December 26-28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Cost: $115 for all three days or $45 per day.

    Come out of hibernation and explore winter through science experiments, track animals in the snow, get up-close with live turtles, and build a campfire. There will also be plenty of outdoor play, fun winter-themed games, crafts, and snacks.

    Pre-registration required. To register, mail camper registration information and a check payable to Lackawanna College to:

    LCEEC
    93 MacKenzie Rd.
    Covington Township, PA 18444

    Download our registration flyer. (PDF)