June 1 – August 6, 2020
After a very thoughtful process, Wild Bear Nature Center has made the decision to open summer camp beginning June 1. Because our model and our guidelines have changed for camp, you no longer can register online. We are asking for families to contact us at 303-258-0495 to register.
Before contacting us, please review the guidelines.
👇👇👇Our model this summer will be 👇👇👇
👉👉👉Families must commit to one or more sessions with regular schedule as follows:
2-4 days per week (Monday AND Tuesday, or Wednesday AND Thursday or Monday-Thursday). There will be no camp on Fridays.
Session ONE: June 1-June 25 (4 week session)
Session TWO: June 29-July 16 (three week session)
AND/or Session THREE: July 20-August 6 (three week session).
NederRangers (ages 5-6)
No Shuttle will be provided from Boulder. Children will not be transported in vehicles during camp, unless there is an emergency.
******************************************************************************** Summer Camp 2020 Details
CAMP HOURS: Monday-Thursday 8:30am drop off- 3:30-4pm pick up. There will be no camp on Fridays.
$70/day. If you are experiencing financial stress, please contact CCCAP (Colorado Childcare Assistance Program) to determine if you qualify. They are adjusting their qualifications to include more families.
Crawling and Flying Creatures~ June 1-4~ Look on the ground and look to the sky! Find those amazing creatures who soar through the air: butterflies, birds, raptors, bats and more! Lift rocks, search the water and find the ground dwellers, the salamander nymphs, snakes and rolly polly bugs! Make a field guide of all you find!
Icky Sticky Wacky Tacky~ June 8-11~ Discover the ooey gooey, smelly and tasty qualities of the natural world. From honey to tree sap to the goo on Gum Weed, worms and slugs! Discover the slime!
Busy Beavers~ June 15-18~ Slap! That’s what the Beaver’s tail does to warn predators. Let’s meet the beaver and other animals that build their homes in water. Can you build like these animals in the wild?
Eco-Crafters~ June 22-25~ Crafting with the Earth in mind! Use your most creative and inventive techniques to craft with earth friendly materials: clay, recycled materials, natural fibers and more. What makes a material earth friendly? Bring your creative projects home to share with family and friends!
Animal Musicians~ June 29-July 2 Did you know that wild animals make a lot of music? From buzzing bees, chirping crickets, singing birds or coyote howls, do you know what they are saying? Discover nature’s tunes and try to speak their languages!
Sprouts~ July 6-9~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard! Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth. Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!
Insect Detectives~ July 13-6~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks! Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.
Aquatic Adventures~ July 20-24~ The earth is 70% water and so are you! Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!
Wild Wind Crafts~ July 27-31~ Feel the breeze! What makes the wind blow? Discover the wonders of the air and create flying birds, planes, windsocks and pinwheels, your very own unique wind toys to take home!
Magic Mountain Mystery~ August 3-7~ Explore the many mysteries of the forest through games, scavenger hunts and mysterious clues left by the forest plants and animals! Unlock the mysteries of the forest!
To register, please call 303-258-0495