School is almost over and its time to sign up for Summer Camp! There are more than 40 sessions with trail walks, science experiments, nature games and crafts, and encounters with animals! Overnights and daytime aftercare are available with some sessions. All camp sessions are designed by educators, feature small group sizes and are perfect… Read more »
What makes a great camp? Great kids and great counselors! Meet Irvine’s Summer Nature Camp.
Youth Program Leaders (YPLs) are volunteers aged 14+ who assist with Irvine’s Summer Nature Camp. YPLs work with staff to deliver nature lessons, lead hikes, play games, and most importantly, act as role models for campers. Last week, Irvine hosted a training for 16 new YPLs and interns! The students learned how to make a… Read more »
Notes from the Executive Director, Brooks Paternotte Just over a week ago Irvine held another of its “Eat, Drink, and Learn” series and welcomed Frank Marsden from Eden Mill Nature Center as our guest speaker. Frank engaged the audience and took us on an amazing journey as we explored the world of animal skulls. He… Read more »
By Steven Mickletz, Camp Director It’s admittedly hard to follow-up as spectacular a summer camp as Irvine Nature Center hosted in 2014. I was fortunate to have a stellar staff of camp counselors, talented educators to help develop curriculum, and the best weather we all could have hoped for. I think, though, we have come… Read more »