Mountain Rangers Summer Camp for Ages 6-7

Mountain RANGERS ~ for ages 6-7

Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm, choose any days of the week!  $70/day,  $10/shuttle  

Mountain Rangers take a school bus from Wild Bear to Mud Lake on Tuesdays/Wednesdays and Thursdays to explore this magical place and integrate the arts into their discoveries.  On Mondays and Fridays, this program is based out of the nature center and surrounding area to discover the reservoir, frog ponds and our own community gardens.


Nature’s Architects ~ June 3-7 How can animals live outside and survive? Explore the architectural world of wildlife while investigating dens, nests, and caves. Create your own habitat using mud, grass, sticks and more!

Rock Heads ~ June 10-14 Join us for a rocky mountain rock hunt. Search for valuable minerals such as gold and tungsten.  Discover the common gems under your feet, and start a rock collection to take home.

Beetles and Flutterbies ~ June 17-21 Become an entomologist! Discover the insects that dig in the earth and fly through the air. We will sweep with nets and set traps to investigate these amazing critters.  Catch and release!

Water Creatures ~ June 24-28The earth is 70% water and so are you! Investigate this mystery of life on earth and splish, splash on an aquatic safari.  Drink the water that the dinosaurs slurped!

Hunt & Hide ~ July 1-3 (No Camp Thursday, July 4 or Friday, July 5) How do those animals hide so well? How are predators able to sneak up on their prey? Let’s practice our own hunting and hiding skills in the forest! Try your hand at tracking, identifying, and exploring the web of life.

Wild Green Safari ~ July 8-12 Become a junior botanist and discover the wild and wooly plants on the trails. Capture these beautiful plants through sketching and painting.  Press flowers into a beautiful picture to take home.

Bird Brains ~ July 15-19 Take to the air while we focus on the sky. What do you see? An abundance of beautiful birds up there, under bushes, and in trees!  Make your own bird guide to take home.

Earth Trackers ~ July 22-26 Let’s understand the stride of the wildlife!  Read the stories of the tracks and other evidence of wildlife in the forest. Create a field guide and keep track of your discoveries.

Croaks and Other Mud Dwellers ~ July 29-August 2 Who’s been squishing around in the mud? Let’s investigate the gooey earth beneath our feet and learn about the creatures who call the mud home. Can you frolic like a frog and slither like a salamander?

Mystery Trek ~ August 5-9 Become an Earth Detective as we uncover the mysteries of the wilderness through scavenger hunts and guessing games. Find the mysterious clues left by forest creatures, build gnome and fairy houses, and hunt for treasure in the woods!

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  Spaces are reserved only with payment.

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