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Summer Camps!

Get ready to explore the outdoors this summer at one of our fun and exciting summer camps!  Lots of options for many ages!
 
Day Camp butterflies

10 10-week session from Monday - Thursday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Weekly themes - spend the days outside from the forest to the sea

Begins June 12th

Summer Overnight Camps

Junior Naturalist (9-12 years olds) - 2 days at the Wynn Nature Center/2 nights and 2 days at the Peterson Bay Field Station

Marine Mammal Camp (9-12 year olds) - 4 nights/5 days at the Peterson Bay Field Station exploring marine mammals and marine life & putting together a skeleton!

Teen EcoAdventure Camp (12-15 year olds) - 10 days of amazing adventure in Kachemak Bay - explore our changing environment, camp, kayak, hike, make a difference in the world!

Family Camps (all ages) - a weekend getaway to the Peterson Bay Field Station including sleeping in a yurt, tidepooling, hikes, crafts and campfires!

Learn more...

Downloadable Educator Resources

Curriculum and Activity Guides

NEW CoastWatch Curriculum - Updated and Expanded in 2014

CoastWatch activities for sandy and muddy beaches and datasheet.

 

Sea Ducks of Alaska Activity Guide - more info

Alaska Endangered Species Activity Guide - more info

Whittier Artificial Reef Curriculum

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[Activity]
[Data Sheet]

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[Link to Website]

   

Field Trip Planning and Background Guides

Alaska Coastal Ecology Peterson Bay Field Station Trip Planning Guide
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Alaska Coastal Ecology Kasitsna Bay Lab Trip Planning Guide [Download]
Alaska Coastal Ecology Science Content Background Guide [Download]
Alaska Coastal Ecology Science Standard Correlations [Download]

 

Kachemak Bay Onboard Oceanography Pre-trip Packet and Teacher's Manual

 

[Pre-Trip]
[Manual]

Onboard Oceanography Alaska Science Standard Correlations [Download]

 

How-to create and print out shoreline maps of the Gulf of Alaska, Kachemak Bay, and the area around the Field Station.

 

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Marine Invertebrate Atlas (Who's Who in Alaska's Intertidal Zone)

 

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Life on the Beach: among friends and anemones. 20-minute video introduces concepts of intertidal ecology and beach etiquette. Geared for grades 4-8 with accompanying teacher guide. Available for loan to teachers and group leaders participating in Alaska Coastal Ecology field trips or purchase from Alaska Sea Grant

 

[Ordering Info]
[Video Teacher's Guide]

Beluga Wetlands Ecology Field Trip packet (sent to participating teachers)

 

  

Wynn Nature Center Resource Guides: Birds, Animals, Forest Ecology. Also Common Birds of Wynn Nature Center and Common Plants of Wynn Nature Center brochures.

 

 Wynn Nature Center Teacher's Manual

 

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