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"High quality staff, well developed curriculum, field trips, and great location." - Camp parent

 "I liked the hikes...because we got to see a lot of things and we got to learn about everything we saw."  – Karla, Nature Camper

We offer a variety of sessions for every age. Example sessions from Summer 2017:

A SESSIONS - Nature Discovery Day Camps (for students entering grades 1-3 in fall 2017): Learn about nature through hands-on activities, exploration, games, crafts, and bi-weekly field trips to local natural areas. ($255 members/$275 non-members)

B SESSIONS - Eco-Adventure Day Camps (for students entering grades 4-6 in fall 2017): Investigate the birds, wildlife, and ecology of the Pacific Northwest through fun, hands-on scientific experiments, cooperative games, team-building activities, art projects, and  bi-weekly field trips. ($255 members/$275 non-members)

C SESSIONS - Young Birders Day Camp (for students entering grades 7-9 in fall 2017): Focuses on the basics of bird watching including proper use of optics, bird identification skills, bird habitats and more through field trips, guest speakers and other activities. Campers have the opportunity to continue friendships and interests created in Young Birders Day Camp by joining the year-round Young Birders community with Seattle Audubon! ($270 members/$290 non-members)

Junior Naturalist Program (for teens entering grades 10-12 in fall 2017): A perfect opportunity for nature-loving teens to earn service learning hours while building leadership and teaching skills. Select paid internships also available.

 

A SessionsNature Discovery Day Camps (for children entering grades 1-3  in the fall)

Fascinating Forests
Come explore the fascinating forests of the Pacific Northwest! Explore the biodiversity of plants and animals, and wonder at the inter-relationships that they share. Perhaps you'll get certified as a Forest Habitat Detective!

The Secret World of Soil
Get down and dirty with worms, bugs, fungus, bacteria, and all the other things that call soil home. Get ready to get dirty! *(Prorated rate of $205 members/$221 non-members)

Tide Pool Treasures
What will you find beneath the waves of the Puget Sound? Go tidepooling, play lots of ocean-themed games, create your own ocean creatures, and more! *Note: Nature Camp's Ocean weeks are scheduled to fall during the dates with the lowest tides during the summer.

Little Wings
Get the know all the different bird species that call Seattle home. Learn about their adaptations, explore habitats, and go birding with Seattle Audubon!

Dragonflies, Ducks, Dip Nets, Oh My!
Ponds, marshes, bogs, lakes, streams, rivers... wetlands are all around us! Explore the watersheds that are home to birds, fish, frogs, bugs, and other cool critters, and learn why we love wetlands!

 

B Sessions Eco-Adventure Day Camps (for children entering grades 4-6 in the fall)

Habitat Restoration Rangers
Native habitat restoration benefits all living things. Discover how plants and animals thrive when surrounded by native plantings. Get your plant-pulling skills ready to do real habitat restoration in Seattle-area parks!

The Natural Artist
Nature can be so inspiring - so many colors, shapes, textures, and sounds! Come get creative with us, using nature as your muse. *(Prorated rate of $205 members/$221 non-members)
**Note: Additional $30 art material fee applies to this session

Seaside Science
Discover the science under the sea. Trek through tidal zones, discover what lives in the deep, and spend the week as an oceanographer!
*Note: Nature Camp's Ocean week is scheduled to fall during the dates with the lowest tides during the summer.  

Free as a Bird
Discover the science surrounding flight and how birds adapt to their spaces while observing them in their local habitats. Join us and catch the birding bug!

Welcome to the Wetland
Discover the complex world of Puget Sound wetland habitats. Watch the water flow, and invenstigate estuaries, ponds, lakes, and streams by taking water samples, collecting macroinvertebrates, and making scientific observations.

 

 

C Sessions - Young Birders Day Camp (for teens entering grades 7-9 in the fall)
Young Birders Day Camp
This program focuses on the basics of bird watching including proper use of optics, bird identification skills, bird habitats and more through field trips, guest speakers and other activities. Campers have the opportunity to continue friendships and interests created in Young Birders Day Camp by joining the year-round Young Birders community with Seattle Audubon!

 

 

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