Jr. Naturalist Camp - Exploring Aquatics (Mon-Fri, ages 12-13)

Mon Jul 15 to Fri Jul 19, 2019, Etobicoke, ON

The Humber Arboretum's Jr. Naturalist day camp program is based out of the Centre for Urban Ecology, but campers will spend most of their time outdoors where nature interpretation staff will guide them through specialized activities in the forest, river, meadows, wetlands, gardens, and ponds of the Humber Arboretum. Active and engaging, this program is for curious youth ages 12-13 and focuses on developing skills while exploring the West Humber Valley’s flora and fauna in greater detail.

SESSION THEME

Exploring Aquatics
Monday July 15 - Friday July 19, 2019

The Humber River is an incredibly important river in this area—so important that we were named after it! In this week of camp, the Jr. Naturalists will be taking an in-depth look at the different components of Toronto’s largest watershed. With river, pond, and wetland areas right in our backyard to study and explore, campers will become more in touch with our aquatic friends.

LOCATION

The Humber Arboretum is a roughly 250 acre public garden and conservation area located in the north-west part of Toronto, behind Humber College's North Campus (205 Humber College Blvd, near Finch and the 427). The campus is accessible by multiple transit routes including the TTC, York Region/VIVA, Brampton Transit and MiWay (Mississauga).

DETAILS

Jr. Naturalist Camp sessions operate on a one-week basis, Monday to Friday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Before care (from 8:00 am) and aftercare (until 5:30 pm) is available for an additional fee; Jr. Naturalists will join Nature Campers (ages 4-12) for Before- and Aftercare, which will be run by Nature Camp Counsellors.

In 2019 the cost of camp is:

One week camp fee - $245
One week of before care - $45
One week of aftercare - $50
Both before and aftercare - $80
Daily rate for before and aftercare also available

For more information and to use the online registration system, please visit the Nature Camp section of the Humber Arboretum website.

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For more information:

Website: https://humber.ca/arboretum/learn/camps.html
Phone: 416-675-5009
E-mail: arboretum (at) humber.ca



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