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ONLINE REGISTRATION

Click here to register for all camps (except My Grown Up and Me, use the link in the listing below for that camp).

Note: if you have any trouble with the link and a dialog box pops up, click on cancel and you should be directed to the registration page. The direct link is: https://www.ms.gov/MDWFP/camp_registration

OVERVIEW:

Thank you for your interest in our summer camps!

Remember those wonderful childhood summer days spent exploring the outdoors? This summer, your children can experience similar adventures at our camps.

Campers spend their time enjoying outdoor investigations and hands-on learning opportunities. Spaces are limited to keep the camps as hands-on as possible.

Age-appropriate camps include:Preschool Camp”, “Go Outdoors … Camp!”, “Jr. Naturalist Camp”, and “Field Camp”. Check out our camps below and use the link above to register for all camps (except for My Grown Up and Me).

** Do you have a preschooler who needs you nearby? Try the "My Grown Up and Me Camp" - see below and use the special link for details and to register.

WANT TO SAVE ON CAMP REGISTRATIONBecome a Member today. Click here to check out all of the Membership benefits and join online. Then, return to this page to register for camp at the Member rate.  

PRESCHOOL CAMP:

Go Outdoors....Preschool Camp! (Pre K, ages 3-4) is a partial day camp designed just for inquisitive and active minds! Each day we will be on the museum grounds hiking, exploring, meeting live animals, and creating fun crafts. In a guided and creative setting, children discover how exciting and fun the great outdoors can be! CAMPERS MUST BE FULLY POTTY TRAINED.

  • June 3- June 5, 2019
  • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • $100.00 for members
  • $120.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 8:30 a.m. *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • The museum will provide a morning snack. If you want to send an additional snack with your child, pack  NUT FREE SNACKS (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS.) 

MY GROWN UP AND ME CAMP: (CAREGIVER MUST BE PRESENT WITH CAMPER)

Do you have a preschooler who needs you nearby? Try the "My Grown Up and Me Camp". This camp is designed for ages prek 3-5 and their caregivers. Camp is from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. every Monday in July and offers hands-on natural science experiences and adventures. Through crafts, exploration, and animal encounters we try to encourage an understanding and appreciation for the natural world. This camp is FREE with museum admission and is FREE for museum Members - but pre-registration is requiredClick here for details and to register for the My Grown Up and Me Camp.

ENTERING 5K CAMP SESSION 1:

Go Outdoors....Camp! (Entering 5K) is a partial day camp designed just for inquisitive and active minds! Each day will include outdoor explorations, an encounter with a live animal, a craft activity, a story, and a camp song. In a guided and creative setting, children discover how exciting and fun the great outdoors can be!

  • May 28 – 31, 2019
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $140.00 for members
  • $160.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 a.m. *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut-free lunch to camp (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning and one afternoon snack.

ENTERING 5K CAMP SESSION 2: FULL

Due to popular demand, we are adding a second week of Go Outdoors....Camp! for entering 5K. This is the same camp as the first session, just offered later in the summer. This is a partial day camp designed for inquisitive and active minds! Each day will include outdoor explorations, an encounter with a live animal, a craft activity, a story, and a camp song. In a guided and creative setting, children discover how exciting and fun the great outdoors can be!

  • June 24 - June 27, 2019
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $140.00 for members
  • $160.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 a.m. *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS).  The museum will provide one morning, and one afternoon snack.

 

ENTERING 1st - 2nd GRADE CAMP:

Go Outdoors ... Camp! (Entering 1st-2nd) is a partial day camp designed to support 1st-2nd Grade inquisitive minds and active nature! We will explore the outdoors, hike trails, and encounter live native animals. Join us for fun songs, crafts, and activities!

  • May 28 – 31, 2019
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $140.00 for members
  • $160.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 am *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut-free lunch to camp (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning and one afternoon snack.

ENTERING 3rd - 4th GRADE CAMP:

Go Outdoors...Camp! (Entering 3rd-4th) engages young campers in a variety of outdoor nature activities including hiking, wetland exploration, arts and crafts, and outdoor skills (example: archery). Compare habitats and learn about the plants and animal living in them, net aquatic species, and track woodland animals!

  • June 3-6, 2019
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $150.00 for members
  • $175.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 am *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut-free lunch to camp (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning and one afternoon snack.

 

ENTERING 5th - 6th GRADE CAMP:

Go Outdoors...Camp! (Entering 5th-6th) engages young campers in a variety of outdoor nature activities including hiking, wetland exploration, arts and crafts, and survival skills to name a few. Compare habitats and the plants and animals living in them. We will practice outdoor skills, learn about Mississippi wildlife, and have a daily encounter with a native animal on Monday-Wednesday. Camp is from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. On Thursday, camp begins at 8 a.m. and campers will have an overnight. Campers need to be picked up on Friday at 9 a.m.

  • June 10-14, 2019
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $150.00 for members
  • $175.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 am *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut-free lunch to camp (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning and one afternoon snack.

 

JUNIOR NATURALIST CAMP (ENTERING Grades 7, 8, 9):

Jr. Naturalist Camp (Entering Grades 7,8,9) is an ecology-based camp that focuses on the identification, collection, and conservation of our native species. On Monday-Wednesday, camp is from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. On Thursday, camp begins at 8 .a.m and campers will have an overnight. Campers need to be picked up on Friday at 10 a.m.

  • June 17-21, 2019
  • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • $150.00 for members
  • $175.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 am *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut-free lunch to camp (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning and one afternoon snack.

 

FIELD CAMP (ENTERING Grades 10, 11, 12):

Field Camp (Entering Grades 10, 11, 12) Field Camp is an ecology-based camp that focuses on the identification, collection, and conservation of our native species for students entering Grades 10-12. On Monday-Thursday, camp is from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. with at least one overnight. Limited Space available for this camp!

  • June 24-27, 2019
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • $225.00 for members
  • $250.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 a.m. *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut-free lunch to camp (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning and one afternoon snack.

 

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