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Adventure Summer Nature Day Camps - 2013

Wehr Nature Center and other Milwaukee County parks, Milwaukee County
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Nature in the Parks/Wehr Nature Center professional teaching naturalists provide fun, exciting, science-based environmental education programs to children in Milwaukee County and surrounding areas. Adventure Summer 2013 invites and encourages children and their parents to experience the environment through creative and participative activities in a day camp setting. Choose the programs which fit your child's interests and age group. Hands-on discovery and nature hikes are a part of each program. Adventure Summer 2013 themes include but are not limited wildlife, insects, fishing, pioneer skills,to and so much more!

New for 2013, before and after care available for some camp sessions.

Nature in the Parks/Wehr Nature Center also offer year round environmental education and natural history programming to libraries, schools, daycare centers, pre-schools, and youth groups. The programs are aligned with state curriculum standards. We also provide educational enhancement opportunities for teachers.

Please feel free to contact us at Nature in the Parks (414) 425-8550 for more information.

We hope to see you at Adventure Summer 2013.
Camp type: Nature Outdoor Environment
Region: Southeast Wisconsin
Established: 1991
Location and Programs
Location -
Wehr Nature Center and other Milwaukee County parks
Program -
Day camp. Sessions for - coeds ages 3 to 13. Also sessions for families.
Season -
Mid June 15 to Mid August 8
Sessions -
Session length depends on the program and the age of the children.
Special Focus Sessions -
ThemeFrom Date-To DateFee 
Wee Wild Ones, ages 3-5 with adultJune 17,18,19 $55.
Small Fry Fishing, ages 3-4 with adultJune 15 $20.
Nature Detectives, ages 6-8July 16,17,18 $120
Fishing Kids, ages 5-6 with adultJune 22 $25.
Kid Expeditions Week, ages 7-9July 29 - Aug 2 $200
Reelers Fishing, ages 7-9 w/ or w/out adultJune 29 $30.
Pioneer Trails, ages 9-12August 7 & 8 $90.
Nature Scene Investigation (N.S.I.) ages 9-12July 23 & 24 $90.
Spinners Fishing, ages 10-13June 26 $40.
Registration -
Registration opens in February 2013.
Fees -
Fees vary according to length of program, from $20 to $200.
Activities: Crafts, leadership training, nature/environmental studies, outdoor skills. Also - Activities also include fishing.
More plus Contact Information
Medical Care -
At least one staff member per program instructed in American Heart Association Community First Aid and CPR.
Parent Visitation -
Parents may visit at any time.
DirectorContact PersonContact Camp
Pat FojutCarol Howard, Adventure Summer Publicity Coordinator
9701 W College Ave
Franklin, WI 53132
Tel 414-425-8550
Fax 414-425-6992
Tel (414) 425-8550
Fax 414-425-6992
Zip 53132
Owned/Operated by -
UWEX and Milwaukee County Park System
All information supplied by camp management, 01/24/2013. For details call the camp Contact above.

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