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JSU Field Schools and Partners Offer Summer Nature Camps

04/28/2014

Canyon Camp for Children (at Little River Canyon Center)

Hands-on environmental education, outdoor fun, arts and exploration of the natural world abound in this camp. These camps, provided by One World Adventure Company, leave children begging for more! Children learn all about Little River Canyon 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 10-13, 2014 (Tues- Fri)                                                                              

Age/Grade:  Ages 6-9 years
Where:  Little River Canyon Center, Fort Payne (and some off-site travel) 
Time:  9:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Fee:  $150 per participant; pre-registration required; Call (256) 634-8370 to register or email fieldschool@jsu.edu

Canyon Camp for Youth (at Little River Canyon Center)

Hands-on environmental education, outdoor fun, arts and exploration of the natural world abound in this camp. These camps, provided by One World Adventure Company, leave children begging for more! 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 24 – 27, 2014 (Tues- Fri)                                                                         

Age/Grade:  Ages 10-12 years
Where:  Little River Canyon Center, Fort Payne (and some off-site travel) 
Time:  9:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Fee:  $150 per participant; pre-registration required; Call (256) 634-8370 to register or email fieldschool@jsu.edu


Chickadee Camp: Outdoor Adventures for Girls (at Cleburne County Mountain Center)

Hands-on outdoor recreation, environmental education, nature, and art for girls ages 8-12. Heflin PARD director, Tammy Perry, and JSU Field Schools, Renee Morrison, and USFS 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: June 25-27, 2014                                                                                                                   

Age/Grade:  Females age 8-13 years
Where:  Mountain Center and Heflin Parks and Recreation Sites; shuttle from JSU or drop off at center
Time:  9:00 am—4:00 pm
Fee:  $150 per participant; limited to 10; pre-registration required; call 256-782-8010 or email fieldschool@jsu.edu

Nature & Arts Camp (at Cleburne County Mountain Center)

Hands-on environmental education, outdoor fun, and arts (storytelling, “fairy tale” observation hikes, ghost-huntin’, hands-on art, science adventures, & more) abound in this camp led by Renee Morrison of JSU Field Schools. These camps leave children begging for more JSU Field School fun! These camps fill quickly so register early. Fee includes lunch and supplies.

Date:  July 8-11, 2014

Age/Grade:  Ages 6 – 9 years
Where:  Mountain Center (and some off-site travel); shuttle from JSU or drop off at center
Time:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Fee:  $150 per participant; pre-registration required (limited to 10 campers) Call 256-782-8010 to register or email fieldschool@jsu.edu

JSU Nature & Adventure Camp (at Cleburne County Mountain Center)

Hands-on environmental education, outdoor fun, and arts (storytelling, “fairy tale” observation hikes, waterfall exploration, live animals, ghost-huntin’, hands-on art & more) abound in this camp led by Renee Morrison of JSU Field Schools. These camps leave children begging for more JSU Field School fun! These camps fill quickly so register early. Fee includes lunch and supplies.

Date:  July 22-25, 2014

Age/Grade:  Ages 10-13 years
Where:  Mountain Center (and some off-site travel); shuttle from JSU or drop off at center
Time:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Fee:  $150 per participant; pre-registration required (limited to 10 campers) Call 256-782-8010 to register or email fieldschool@jsu.edu

For more information or to register please contact:

Renee Simmons Morrison, Assistant Director, JSU Field Schools

http://www.jsu.edu/epic/field_schools.html
256-782-5697 Field School Office
256-845-3548 Canyon Center Office
256-225-2188 Cellular

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