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Junior Naturalist Camp (March 15-19)

Nature is all around us and ready to explore! Join us for a virtual camp that gives you the tools to get to know the natural world through personal nature collections and nature journals. The camp may be virtual, but the activities are real! Each registration includes an activity kit that will be sent to your house before camp begins. There are options for all ages K-12th grade. Cost, ages, and registration information is below.

K-2nd Camp

Cost: $30 | $25 UA Museums Members

Dates: March 16 & 18 (Tuesday/Thursday)

  • March 16:
    • The Salamander Room by: Anne Mazer
    • Make your own magnifying lens!
  • March 18: Make a pressed leaf sun catcher!

Time: 10:00-11:30 AM

3rd-6th Camp

Cost: $45 | $40 UA Museums Members

Dates: March 15, 17, & 19 (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)

  • March 15:
    • How to make nature observations, textures in nature, identifying what you see, recording what you experience, nature BINGO
    • Make a living nature journal!
  • March 17:
    • Observing the animal world, starting your own personal collections
    • Start your own pinned insect collection!
  • March 19:
    • Observing the plant world, starting your own personal plant collection
    • Make your own leaf press!

Time: 10:00-11:30 AM

7th-12th Camp

Cost: $45 | $40 UA Museums Members

Dates: March 15, 17, & 19 (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)

  • March 15:
    • Observing nature, textures in nature, identifying what you see, recording what you experience, nature BINGO
    • Make a living nature journal!
  • March 17:
    • Observing the animal world, starting your own personal collections
    • Start your own pinned insect collection!
  • March 19:
    • Observing the plant world, starting your own personal plant collection
    • Make your own leaf press!

Time: 1:00- 2:30 PM

Registration

To register, click the link to fill out the form: https://universityofalabama.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b7L2X0elm4KWLUG

Information on methods of payment will be sent once registration is received.

**Registration cost includes:

  • Private and secured Zoom link where camp will take place
  • Packet mailed to your house with all items needed to complete all activities
  • Expert led classes on specified days

Interested in becoming a UA Museums Member? Visit: museums.ua.edu/supportingmember.

Have multiple explorers from the same family wanting to register? Ask about multiple explorer discounts!