JSU Field Schools Announce Summer Nature Camps


Registration is now open for JSU Field Schools' award -winning Nature Camps. Camps are filling quickly, so please act quickly to guarantee your spot!

JSU Little River Canyon Nature & Arts Camp

Hands-on environmental education, outdoor fun, arts and exploration of the natural world

abound in this camp. After spending a day with Renee Morrison and Teje Sult, these camps

leave children begging for more JSU Field School fun! Children learn all about Little River

Canyon National Preserve and DeSoto State Park…the river, the plants and the animals!

These camps fill quickly so register early. Fee includes lunch and supplies.

Date: June 5 – 7, 2013 (Weds - Fri)

Age/Grade: Ages 7-10 years

Where: Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne; daily short trips in local area

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm daily

Fee: $150 per participant; pre-registration required

JSU’s Mountain Center Nature & Arts Camp

Hands-on environmental education, outdoor fun, and arts (storytelling, “fairy tale” observation hikes,

ghost-huntin’, hands-on art & more) abound in this camp. After spending a day with Renee Morrison

and Teje Sult, these camps leave children begging for more JSU Field School fun! These camps fill

quickly so register early. Fee includes lunch and supplies.

Date: June 18-20, 2013 (Tues - Thurs)

Age/Grade: Ages 7 – 9 years

Where: JSU and McClellan Shuttle Van to Mountain Center; daily short trips in local area

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily

Fee: $150 per participant; pre-registration required

Chickadee Camp: Outdoor Adventures for Girls

Hands-on outdoor recreation, environmental education, nature, and art for girls ONLY! Heflin PARD director, Tammy

Perry, JSU Field Schools Assistant Director, Renee Morrison, and USFS Shoal Creek

Ranger, Karen McKenzie, will partner to give young women the opportunity to learn outdoor

skills in this fun camp. Activities include disc golf, kayaking, archery, survival skills,

animal/plant observation and more!

Date: July 23-25, 2013 (Tues- Thurs)

Age/Grade: Females age 8-12 years (pre-teen females)

Where: JSU and McClellan Shuttle Van to Mountain Center; daily short trips in

local area

Time: 8:30 am—4:00 pm daily

Fee: $150 per participant; pre-registration required

Greenager Camp: Nature Camp for Pre-Teens & Early Teens

Hands-on outdoor recreation, environmental education, nature, and art for kids ages 12- 15 years. JSU Field Schools will

partner with Cheaha State Park and US Forest Service to give pre-teens the opportunity to learn about education and careers

that pertain to nature and arts. Activities include disc golf, kayaking, archery, survival skills, animal and

plant observation and more!

Date: July 29-31, 2013 (Mon- Weds)

Age/Grade: Ages 12 – 15 years

Where: JSU and McClellan Shuttle Van to Mountain Center; daily short trips in local area

Time: 8:30 am—4:00 pm daily

Fee: $200 per participant; pre-registration required

For more information or to register for camp:

Phone; 256-782-8010

Email: fieldschool@jsu.edu

Website: www.jsu.edu/epic

$50 fee to reserve slot; balance due 2 weeks prior to camp

04/30/2013