Highlands nature camps – Spring 2018

PRESCOTT –  Discover the mysteries of the animals, plants, and land of the Central Arizona Highlands at the Highlands Center’s Spring Break Camp which runs from March 12-16 with camps for ages 6-12. Our innovative Knee-High Naturalists program for 3 and 4 year-olds, now offers two different start times and takes place in the Highlands Centers Discovery Gardens.

To Register for Spring Camps: Call 928-776-9550 or go to http://highlandscenter.org/

Spring Break Nature Camp, March 12-16: for ages 6-12

Join our Spring Break Nature Camp at the Highlands Center! Come experience the wonders of spring first hand and explore our campus during exciting educational activities, interactive games, individual reflection time, arts and crafts, journaling, and marvelous fun.  The Highlands Center’s Spring Break Nature Camps take place on the Highlands Center’s 80-acre campus in the Prescott National Forest, two miles from Highway 69.

Camps run from 8am – 4pm, cost is $155 members; $210 non-members. Scholarships are available.

To Register for Spring Break Camp: Call 928-776-9550 or go to https://highlandscenter.org/spring-break-camp/

Knee High Naturalists, March 10, 24 & April 7, 21: For 3 & 4 year-olds

Explore the Prescott National Forest with your Knee-High Naturalist and open your eyes to the ‘little big world’ of the Central Arizona Highlands. Learn about the local animals and how they live in this unique environment. Become the animal through role play and learn its life cycle, what it eats, and about its family. Classes include role playing, a craft, snack, story, and lessons with real plant and animal specimens!

Class is held outside in the Highlands Centers Discovery Gardens 1375, S Walker Rd., 9:30 – 11:00am, AND 12:00 – 1:30pm $17 per class, $60.00 for full series, 10% discount for members

To Register for Knee-High Naturalists: Call 928-776-9550 or go to https://highlandscenter.org/knee-high-naturalists/

What to expect at the Highlands Center’s Nature Camps:

• Innovative and engaging learning activities in the woods

• Investigation of insects, birds, mammals and plants

• Discoveries through fascinating stories from the land

• Observing the connections of the natural world individually and with peers

• Recording memories through writing and drawing

About The Highlands Center for Natural History
Formed in 1996, the Highlands Center for Natural History is a non-profit organization developed to foster an appreciation for and knowledge of the natural wonders of the Central Arizona Highlands. Operating on an 80-acre campus near Lynx Lake through a Special Use Permit with Prescott National Forest, the Highlands Center is a regional hub for lifelong learning, designed to invite discovery of the wonder of nature through on and offsite programs, supported by contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations and community partners.  Visit www.highlandscenter.org for more information.

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