ESSEX COUNTY NATURE CAMPS
Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive And the Board of Chosen Freeholders
Invite Children to Participate in ESSEX COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER
Nature Explorers Spring, Summer & Wilderness Skills Camps
NATURE EXPLORERS SPRING CAMP
For Children in 1st through 5th Grades
Tuesday, March 31 through Thursday, April 2, 2015
Tuesday, April 7 through Thursday, April 9, 2015
12:30pm to 4:30pm
$120 per child for all 3 days OR $50 per child per day
(Sign up for select days or for all three days)
Campers are immersed in nature using stories, hikes,
crafts, exploration, and hands-on discovery.
WILDERNESS SKILLS CAMP
For Children Entering 5th through 9th Grades
Monday, June 22 to Thursday, June 25
and Monday, June 29 to Thursday, July 2
9:30am to 1:15pm
$175 per child per week
Join Traditional Earth Skills Instructor Mike Dennis for up to two weeks of outdoor skills building.
During week one, we’ll take a traditional approach and, during week two, we’ll take a modern approach.
We will identify plants, learn to track animals, create fire, go canoeing, make moccasins and natural
rope, build shelters and more!
NATURE EXPLORERS SUMMER CAMP
For Children Entering PK to K Grade
Monday, July 6 to Friday, July 10—“Summertime Safari”
Monday, July 13 to Friday, July 17—“Common Senses”
1pm to 4pm; $150 per child per week
For Children Entering 1st & 2nd Grade
Monday, July 20 to Friday, July 24—“Native American Living”
Monday, July 27 to Friday, July 31—“Wild Art”
1pm to 5pm; $170 per child per week
For Children Entering 3rd & 4th Grade
Monday, August 3 to Friday, August 7—“Survivor”
Monday, August 10 to Friday, August 14—“Feathered Friends”
1pm to 5pm; $190 per child per week
Enjoy exploring and discovering woodland and river habitats for insects, birds, amphibians, Lenape
life and much more. Sign up for one or two weeks per grade level.
All camps are held at the Essex County Environmental Center complex
621 Eagle Rock Avenue Roseland, NJ 07068
SPACE IS LIMITED, ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
For more information or to register, please call the Center at 973-228-8776.
COUNTY OF ESSEX
Department Of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
ESSEX COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER
Phone: 973.228.8776 Fax: 973.228.3793