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 My first nature campJunior Naturalists Camp & Junior Farmers Camp: Ages 4-5

Come to camp every morning this week and get an up-close look at animals in their habitats, make art, play games, hear stories, and enjoy nature walks. Explore the prairie, pond, forest, and Visitor Center with caring and creative counselors. Have fun and learn with our age-appropriate nature activities. Come play with the big kids— no grown-ups allowed!

“JUNIOR NATURALIST CAMP” RUNS 9 AM–NOON, MONDAY–FRIDAY | SNACK INCLUDED
$115 MEMBER, $140 NON-MEMBER 

“JUNIOR FARMERS CAMP” RUNS 9 AM–NOON, MONDAY–FRIDAY AT KNC CAMP AND DELANO FARMS | SNACK INCLUDED
$115 MEMBER, $140 NON-MEMBER 

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Junior Naturalists & Junior Famers Camp Sessions
Session 1: June 18-22  |  Habitat Sweet Habitat

Explore the different habitats at KNC to find out who lives where. Meet LIVE wildlife neighbor,  to see what a good “nature” neighborhood might need.

Session 1: June 18-22  |  Junior Farmers

Get down on the farm and get an up-close look at the farm animals, tractors, gardens, and more at DeLano Farms. Make art, play games, hear stories, and enjoy nature walks with your friends at KNC Camp. Explore the farm, prairie, pond, forest, and Visitor Center with caring and creative counselors. Have fun and learn with our age-appropriate nature and farm activities. Each session will highlight the changes the farm goes through during the growing season. Grow new friendships and get a taste of life on the farm!

Session 2: June 26-June 30  |  Growl, Stomp, Roar!

It’s time for dinosaurs! Journey back into the past with a trip to the Gravel Pit and hunt for fossils. Meet a modern relative of the dinosaurs to unlock their scaly secrets.

Session 3: July 9-13  |  Animal Olympics

Put animal adaptations to the test with games that have you moving--just like the animals do! Run, crawl, jump and dig to see which animal is the best! Meet a LIVE bird of prey and see if they win a gold medal.

Session 3: July 9-13  |  Junior Farmers

Get down on the farm and get an up-close look at the farm animals, tractors, gardens, and more at DeLano Farms. Make art, play games, hear stories, and enjoy nature walks with your friends at KNC Camp. Explore the farm, prairie, pond, forest, and Visitor Center with caring and creative counselors. Have fun and learn with our age-appropriate nature and farm activities. Each session will highlight the changes the farm goes through during the growing season. Grow new friendships and get a taste of life on the farm!

 

 

Session 4: July 16-20  |  Once Upon a Nature Camp

Which animal is the fairest of them all? Dress the part of a hero of the forest or a princess of the pond and learn what makes an animal "kingdom"

Session 5: July 23-27  |  Scales N’ Slime

Summer is for catching frogs and searching for turtles but there is more to these creatures than scales and slime. Meet animal educators, like a turtle and a toad, to see what else makes reptiles and amphibians so special

Session 5: July 23-27  |  Junior Farmers

Get down on the farm and get an up-close look at the farm animals, tractors, gardens, and more at DeLano Farms. Make art, play games, hear stories, and enjoy nature walks with your friends at KNC Camp. Explore the farm, prairie, pond, forest, and Visitor Center with caring and creative counselors. Have fun and learn with our age-appropriate nature and farm activities. Each session will highlight the changes the farm goes through during the growing season. Grow new friendships and get a taste of life on the farm!

 

 

Session 6: July 30-August 3  |  Sense-sational Art

It takes all your senses to be an artist. Paint with your hands, listen for musical birds and hike to find all the colors of the rainbow!

Session 7: August 6-10  |  Bug Heroes!

The Strong Man Ant! Monarch Magicians! Who are these tiny superheroes? Get up close with some live insects and go on a bug safari to find their secret lairs.

Thursday, August 9 | Rascally Rabbits

Meet a bunny then  hop, wiggle and run to learn about rabbits!

Friday, August 10 | My First Farm Camp: Ponies

Visit our farmyard pony, learn how animals work on the farm and enjoy a tractor drawn wagon ride!

Session 7: August 6-10  |  Junior Farmers

Get down on the farm and get an up-close look at the farm animals, tractors, gardens, and more at DeLano Farms. Make art, play games, hear stories, and enjoy nature walks with your friends at KNC Camp. Explore the farm, prairie, pond, forest, and Visitor Center with caring and creative counselors. Have fun and learn with our age-appropriate nature and farm activities. Each session will highlight the changes the farm goes through during the growing season. Grow new friendships and get a taste of life on the farm!

Session 8: August 13-17  |  Water World

Cool off before school starts by  exploring ponds, streams and rivers. Play water games and meet aquatic critters to learn more about their wet lifestyle.

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