Summer Camp WILD

Summer Camp WILD

Summer 2022 Camp WILD 

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Summer Camp WILD is a week-long series, Monday through Friday all summer long! Each week is a new opportunity for children to have fun and learn through informal, hands-on, inquiry-based activities including informative zoo tours, exciting animal encounters, collaborative teamwork, creative art, and educational games. Camp immerses children in nature while fostering friendships and a love for the natural world. 

Camp Ages: 
5 -10 years old 
Camp Time:
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day

To inquire about registration email [email protected] or call 239-262-5409 ext. 158


Themes & Dates for Campers Ages 5 - 10 

 

Savvy Scientists 

Monday, June 6 - Friday, June 10  & Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15

Join us for a week of wildly fun science experiments! Investigate Earth’s natural elements and navigate the chilling waters of the Arctic Ocean. Explore the power of poop and its ability to help animals survive. Through inquiry-driven experiments, campers will learn the importance of conservation and discover different ways they can contribute to the protection of our planet.

Happy Campers
Monday, June 13 - Friday, June 17 & Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 22

 Grab your backpacks, grab some binoculars, and let's go on an adventure! Your happy camper will learn how to navigate through the cypress hammock, backyard habitats, and stomp in the swamp. They will gain different tips and tricks for spotting and observing wildlife. Campers will tap into their senses to remain beary aware of their surroundings. Throughout the week they will put their new knowledge to the test and explore ways they can use their new skills to discover nature around them.

Wildlife Workforce
Monday, June 20 - Friday, June 24 & Monday, July 25 - Friday July 29 

Does your camper like designing tools like an engineer or digging up bones like a paleontologist? Or do they prefer saving animals like a veterinarian and identifying wildlife like a park ranger. Throughout the week, campers will learn about some of the unique careers in conservation. Campers will meet individuals who have dedicated their lives to our animals at Naples Zoo, and visit with some of the animals we protect through our conservation projects. Together we will learn what it takes to be a part of the wicked wildlife conservation workforce!

Across the Universe
Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1 & Monday, August 1 - August 5 

Come explore the world beyond your backdoor! From the murky waters of the swamp to the dry sand of the desert to the chilly icebergs of Antarctica, campers will meet some of the animals that inhabit these regions of the world. They will explore life within the deep blue sea and navigate a world amongst the stars. Through science-based inquiry, and with the use of tools and technology, campers will explore the needs of living things in order to survive on our planet and those beyond.


Camp Rates

   Cost
Member   $295 per camper per week
Non-Member   $320 per camper per week
Extended Care   $50 per camper per week

*Extended Care Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Registration Information

Programs must be reserved at least three weeks prior to the start of the camp program.

Payment
Payment for the program is due in full upon registration for the program.

Cancellation
A cancellation notice must be given two weeks prior to the scheduled program date in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation notice is given less than two weeks from program start date, this will result in a fee of 50% of the total cost of the registration.


Education Department

Phone: 239-262-5409 ext. 158
Email: [email protected]

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