Camp EcoAdventure Community Program
Camp EcoAdventure is an environmental education day camp open to ages 6 - 11 years old. The goal of the program is to offer an affordable, educational, and fun day camp to children who are interested in our local natural resources.
Camp EcoAdventure objectives are to:
- create awareness and appreciation of our surrounding natural environment,
- promote natural resource conservation in our daily lives,
- introduce & promote the visual arts as a means of expression,
- provide a safe and fun learning environment for all campers,
- and have a positive outdoor experience for all!
EcoAdventure 2014 is March 31st - April 4th.
Daily Themes for Spring Break 2014
Monday, March 31: Metamorphosis Mayhem
Meet real-life ‘Animorphs’ as we explore Rock Eagle’s diverse ecosystems for frogs, salamanders, and caterpillars, oh my! You will get your feet wet for this adventure so, come prepared!
Tuesday, April 1: Survival of the Fittest
Learn how animals adapt and survive in their environment by testing your own ability to find food, water, and shelter in the great outdoors. You’ll learn how to forage for food, find water without help from a faucet or hose, cook outdoors, and more in this exciting challenge.
Wednesday, April 2: What’s Cookin’?
Here’s something you can really sink your teeth into…You and your instructors will mix it up with one of Rock Eagle’s chefs, and learn a delicious recipe to share with your family. Bring your appetites! You won’t go hungry.
Thursday, April 3: Pioneer Promenade
Travel back in time and spend a day at the Irby Hudson Scott Historical Site learning about pioneer life in the 1800s. You will have the opportunity to tour the site, care for the herb garden, use primitive tools, and sing songs beside a campfire as you make butter! Join in the fun with your instructors by dressing up as a pioneer!
Friday, April 4: Zookeeper for a Day!
Hop, slither, or fly behind the scenes of our animal laboratories and learn how to care for Rock Eagle’s education animals! You’ll prepare food and learn some of the challenges faced with caring for wild animals in captivity.
Campers will be divided by grade.
For additional information about Camp EcoAdventure, email Kate Croswell or call (706) 484-2836.