published Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Chattanooga Nature center

CNC’s 2010 Summer Camps

Treehouse Club Camp

Ages: 5 (have completed Kindergarten) – 6

Dates: June 7 - 11

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cost: $95/Members; $125/Non-members

CNC Treehouse Club campers will explore nature through exciting art projects and nature activities. Each day will start out in CNC’s George S. Bryan Discovery Forest Treehouse, followed by activities, crafts, and games that go along with a daily nature theme!

Wolf Pack Camp

Ages: 7 – 8

Dates: June 21 – 25, July 12 – 16, July 26 – 30

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $145/Members; $175/Non-members

Wolf Pack campers will help prepare food for the nature center’s animal ambassadors and then watch them eat it, go on a canoe trip, visit the bamboo forest, and wallow in a mud pit. They will spend a day experiencing what it’s like to be a Native American child of long ago. Campers will enjoy five, fun-filled days of nature games, activities and crafts.

Junior Naturalist Camp

Ages: 9 – 10

Dates: June 14 – 18

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M – Thur.

Campout - Thurs. night, pick-up - noon Fri.

Cost: $175/Members; $205/Non-members

Junior Naturalist campers will experience first hand what it’s like to be a wild animal in an exciting predator / prey simulation game. They will also go canoeing and hike down Lookout Mountain. Campers will learn the tools of the trade practiced by great naturalists throughout history. Campers will participate in a full range of activities designed to bring natural history into their lives through science, crafts, live animal demonstrations, and of course, play! We will also camp out Thursday night at the nature center. There will be a campfire, fishing, a night hike, and storytelling.

Eco Explorer Camp

Ages: 9 – 10

Dates: July 19 - 23

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M – F.

Cost: $160/Members; $190/Non-members

Eco Explorer campers will experience first hand what it’s like to be a wild animal in an exciting predator / prey simulation game. They will also go canoeing and hike down Lookout Mountain. Campers will learn the tools of the trade practiced by great naturalists throughout history. Campers will participate in a full range of activities designed to bring natural history into their lives through science, crafts, live animal demonstrations, and of course, play!

Adventure Camp

Ages: 11 – 13

Dates: June 28 – July 2

Times: Mon. – Wed. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thurs. 5 p.m – Fri. Noon (Free optional bike ride 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thurs.)

Cost: $200/Members; $230/Non-members

Canoe beautiful Lookout Creek, go hiking to the base of the falls at the Lula Lake Land Trust, go on a wild cave tour at Raccoon Mt. Caverns, and discover the world of nocturnal animals! These are just a few of the activities that we have planned for Adventure Camp. We will also camp out Thursday night at the nature center. There will be a campfire, fishing, storytelling and a nocturnal predator / prey game.

Counselors in Training

Ages: 14+

Cost: $35/Members; $50/Non-members

Add $40 for Adventure Camp

CNC’s Counselors in Training program provides leadership opportunities for students to gain experience as camp instructors. Call the summer camp reservation number listed below to schedule a pre-camp CIT training session. Call early because space is limited to one to three CIT’s depending on which camp they help with.

For more details about the camps call Kyle Waggener at (423) 821-1160 ext. 112

Registration begins March 1st for Members and March 15th for Non-members.

To Register Call (423) 821-1160 ext. 112.

Call (423) 821-1160 ext. 112.

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