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    Kids Jumping

    Monday, April 9 - Friday, April 13 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     

    Registration opens soon!

    Sandhill Society members

    Tuesday, February 20th at 6:00 am

    Swaner “Family” level members

    Monday, February 26th at 6:00 am

    General public

    Monday, March 5th at 6:00 am

    Register for one day or the whole week!
    Eventbrite - Spring Break Camp 2018

      

    Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter is excited to bring back Spring Break Camp by popular demand from kids and parents! Campers can register for individual days of camp, or the whole week, to ensure an exciting and educational week off from school!

    Spring Break Camp is open to youth currently enrolled in 1st through 5th grades. Camp begins each morning at 9 am and ends at 4 pm (drop off is allowed at 8:45 am. No late pick up available). Two snacks will be provided (one in the morning and one in the afternoon), but campers should bring their own lunch and reusable water bottle each day!

     

    Monday
    April 9
    Animal Architects: :  Animals are amazing architects!  Explore nature’s best engineers to learn more about how they construct their homes and to gain a few tips to use on your own projects.  Campers will test their own design skills, explore outside for signs of animal architecture, create beautiful art in this fun day-long session!
    Tuesday
    April 10
    Science Gone Wild:  Learn about animals, plants and everything in between! Have all your wildest questions answered as we use scientific tools to explore animals and their environment. 
    Wednesday
    April 11
    Harry Potter and the Sandhill Secrets: Prepare for all your favorite Hogwarts classes, including Care of Magical Creatures, Potions, and Herbology!  Campers will be sorted into a House.  Whether you’re a lover of Harry Potter or have never read this series, this camp is sure to be full of adventure, surprises, and magical fun!
    Thursday
    April 12
    Take Action!: Discover the power and fun of helping others!  This session is filled with special service projects that help our local area.  Each exciting project will transform you into a protector of animals, wilderness and community.  Prepare for fun games, crafts, and activities that help to make the world a better place.
    Friday
    April 13
    Senses and Defenses: Ever wondered why skunks use stinky spray but it doesn’t bother them or how bats can see at night?  Learn about how animals have adapted to survive in their habitat in this session!  Get ready for up close encounters with animals, fun games, crafts and more!

    The cost of each camp is $60 per day. This fee helps to cover the cost of supplies for activities, any special guest visitors, our staff’s time planning and facilitating camp, snacks, facility expenses, and more.

    Tuition waivers available on case to case basis.  Please contact Katherine Veeder, Education Director, at katherine.veeder@usu.edu or (435)797-8942 for more information.

    Swaner Family Members
    Family members of Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter receive a 10% discount on camp registration fees. Click here for more information on how to become a member of Swaner. Select the Family Member discount when registering for camp. You must have a family membership in order to qualify for the Swaner member discount. If you do not have a family membership or your membership is expired, your registration will be cancelled.

    To check the status of your membership or to become a member contact our Development Director, Peregine Bosler at 435-797-8939 or peregrine.bosler@usu.edu. You can also sign up to be a member using our online form.

    If you cancel more than 2 weeks before the day of camp, you will be refunded minus a 25% fee.  If you cancel less than 2 weeks before the day of camp, we will refund you (minus the 25% fee mentioned above) only if we can fill your spot from the waitlist.  If we cannot fill your spot, you will not be refunded.

    Katherine Veeder

      Name: Katherine Veeder

      Position: Director of Education

      E-mail: Katherine.Veeder@usu.edu

      Phone: 435-797-8942