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!

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Naturalist in the Classroom

CACS natrualist reviews intertidal invertebrates in a Hoomer classroom.CACS Naturalists can deliver presentations and hands-on activities right to your classroom! Propose a natural history or life science topic and we'll send a naturalist to enrich your classroom with an animated and knowledgable guest speaker.

Classroom presentations and activities we have done in the past include topics such as:

Marine Ecology: Guided Beach Hikes near your school, Life in the Intertidal Zone, The Fab Four Phyla, Whales of Alaska, Plankton, Sea Ducks, Reef Ecology, Marine Adaptations, Marine Food Webs, Alaska Seaweeds, Marine Debris, and much, much more.

Forest Ecology: Guided Forest Hikes near your school, Human Uses of Plants, Bark Beetle Attack, Birding, Forest Wildlife, Winter Forest Ecology, Snow Science, Forest Adaptations, Forest Food Webs, Invasive Plants, and much, much more.

Wetland Ecology: Slough Stew-Wetland Functions, Wetland Wildlife, Freshwater Macroinvertebrates, Stream Ecology, Wetland Plants and more.


Program Length: 1-2 hours

Program Dates: Available upon request throughout the school year

Program Price: $2 per student or $50 per class

How to Book: Call 235-6667 to request a naturalist visit


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