Exciting explorations, awesome adventures, and delightful discoveries await your child at Irvine Nature Center’s Summer Nature Camp! Irvine specializes in curating camps for curious kids. Whether your child is a budding ecologist, future veterinarian, or an outdoor explorer, Summer Nature Camp offers a unique experience. With over 20 brand new camp themes to choose from… Read more »
Eco-Explorers at Sparks Elementary had a blast doing the Aqua Adventures Summer Camp last week! The summer camp was held at the school, and was a combination of activities and games from Eco-Explorers as well as typical fun summer camp activities. Behind Sparks Elementary there is a beautiful stream, where we caught crayfish, minnows, and… Read more »
Celebrate the last week of summer by exploring nature at Irvine! This camp series includes nature scavenger hunts, games, animal encounters, nature hikes and more! Sign up for one day or the whole series. Each day is a new adventure! https://www.explorenature.org/center-event/long-summer-camp-series/ Per session: $75 members, $85 non-members Aftercare 4 – 6 p.m.… Read more »
Only three weeks remain until it’s “So Long to Summer!” This Summer has been a busy one for Irvine Nature Center! Besides day-to-day operations such as animal care, outreaches, and field trips, each week has been jam-packed with campers! So far Irvine has held 30 different camps this summer for a variety of age ranges!… Read more »
The Eco-Explorers Summer Session at Sparks Elementary was a huge success once again! We started our week hiking the beautiful trails and getting muddy in the stream. Along our hikes, we observed honey bees and butterflies buzzing around collecting nectar. We found milkweed, learned about Monarch Butterflies, and caught insects with our nets! At the… Read more »
Some people think summer camp starts in June. Here at Irvine we start getting ready in November! We have been hiring staff, writing lesson plans, and printing brochures. We are excited for the first week of summer. Are you? Although some camp sessions have already filled it’s not too late to sign up.… Read more »
What makes a great camp? Great kids and great counselors! Meet Irvine’s Summer Nature Camp.
Ever wonder what it means to be a “Naturalist?” The brief definition of a “Naturalist” is someone that studies nature in nature. Well doesn’t that mean that we can all be Naturalists? Yes, yes it does. What does it mean to study “nature in nature?” It means that we go out into the great outdoors,… Read more »