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Enjoy Summer Camp at Florida Museum

Mar 31, 2016 06:11PM

Florida Museum of Natural History summer and field camps includes Wicked Plants: The Exhibit, for students enrolled in grades one to four for the 2016-2017 school year, with an opportunity to learn about some of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations during a Botany Gone Bad camp from June 13 to July 1 and July 11 to August 12. Participants will examine fossils, discover ancient cultures, learn about past and present ecosystems and meet some of the most interesting members of the animal kingdom.

 

A new Lep Camp (butterflies) this year is for students in grades five to eight to experience field collection, specimen preparation and the conservation of butterfly and moth specimens with museum scientists from August 1 to 5. A nature photography field camp comprises full-day sessions from August 8 to 12 for students in grades five and 6 on outdoor field trips.

 

Registration for each camp closes the Thu. prior to the start of that camp. Location: 3215 Hull Rd., Gainesville. To register, call 352-273-2061. For a full list of options and pricing, visit flmnh.ufl.edu/summer-camps.