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Earth Academy Day Camp-Summer 2019
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PriceEDU: EADC Weekly Fee: $127.50
StatusClosed
AgesGrades: 1st - 6th
GenderCoed
Daycare CategoryCamps
Daycare Other CategoryYouth
Registration dates Standard registration - Apr 15, 2019 9:00 AM
Last day for standard registration - Jul 29, 2019 5:00 PM
By Internet - Apr 15, 2019 9:00 AM
Last day for Internet registration - Jul 29, 2019 11:59 PM
SeasonSpring | Summer 2019

Open for registration
SessionEADC Session 1: The Sky is the Limit
DescriptionEarth Academy Day Camp is offered at Morningside Nature Center's 416-acre nature sanctuary and uses hands-on activities that teach about nature culture, and history. Off-site trips to City of Gainesville Nature Parks and Florida State Parks are often used to enhance and broaden the experience of our campers. Our interdisciplinary, experiential teaching approach and low teacher-to-student ratio allow us to awaken your child's natural curiosity and encourage a personal environmental ethic and appreciation.

Earth Academy is brought to you by the City of Gainesville's Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Instructors are career educators and science professionals experienced in working with children. Earth Academy campers must be in grades 1-6.

Camp is offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Early drop off (before 8 AM) and late pick up (after 4:30 PM) services are available upon written request via email earthacademy@cityofgainesville.org. When writing please give the full name of your child/ren and the times you will pick up or drop off by!

Please note that camp communications and schedules will be sent via email to the customer email on file the week before camp begins.

Week 1: The Sky is the Limit
Look up! There?s a world of wonder above our heads that we?ll discover as we look to the skies. From bird migration to the moon the sky is the limit on fun and learning as we get our heads in the clouds!
DatesFrom June 3, 2019 to June 7, 2019
Times8:30am to 4:30pm
FacilityMorningside Nature Center [MNC00]

Open for registration
SessionEADC Session 2: Florida as it Was
DescriptionEarth Academy Day Camp is offered at Morningside Nature Center's 416-acre nature sanctuary and uses hands-on activities that teach about nature culture, and history. Off-site trips to City of Gainesville Nature Parks and Florida State Parks are often used to enhance and broaden the experience of our campers. Our interdisciplinary, experiential teaching approach and low teacher-to-student ratio allow us to awaken your child's natural curiosity and encourage a personal environmental ethic and appreciation.

Earth Academy is brought to you by the City of Gainesville's Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Instructors are career educators and science professionals experienced in working with children. Earth Academy campers must be in grades 1-6.

Camp is offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Early drop off (before 8 AM) and late pick up (after 4:30 PM) services are available upon written request via email earthacademy@cityofgainesville.org. When writing please give the full name of your child/ren and the times you will pick up or drop off by!

Please note that camp communications and schedules will be sent via email to the customer email on file the week before camp begins.

Week 2: Florida as it Was
Travel back in time to discover Florida as it was? Florida as it was before people lived here, Florida as it was when people first arrived, Florida as it was when the Timucua made a living off the land and Florida as it was when settlers arrived and when pioneers drove their wagons through the piney woods. Get ready for an adventure through time!
DatesFrom June 10, 2019 to June 14, 2019
Times8:30am to 4:30pm
Facility--

Open for registration
SessionEADC Session 3: Creek Week
DescriptionEarth Academy Day Camp is offered at Morningside Nature Center's 416-acre nature sanctuary and uses hands-on activities that teach about nature culture, and history. Off-site trips to City of Gainesville Nature Parks and Florida State Parks are often used to enhance and broaden the experience of our campers. Our interdisciplinary, experiential teaching approach and low teacher-to-student ratio allow us to awaken your child's natural curiosity and encourage a personal environmental ethic and appreciation.

Earth Academy is brought to you by the City of Gainesville's Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Instructors are career educators and science professionals experienced in working with children. Earth Academy campers must be in grades 1-6.

Camp is offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Early drop off (before 8 AM) and late pick up (after 4:30 PM) services are available upon written request via email earthacademy@cityofgainesville.org. When writing please give the full name of your child/ren and the times you will pick up or drop off by!

Please note that camp communications and schedules will be sent via email to the customer email on file the week before camp begins.

Week 3: Creek Week
Creeks, rivers, springs and streams; things to fill summer dreams! Join us as we bring those dreams to reality when we explore the wonder of water in North Central Florida and how it connects plants, animals, and us! Water you waiting for? Sign up to go with the flow!
DatesFrom June 17, 2019 to June 21, 2019
Times8:30am to 4:30pm
FacilityMorningside Nature Center [MNC00]

Open for registration
SessionEADC Session 4: Creek Week
DescriptionEarth Academy Day Camp is offered at Morningside Nature Center's 416-acre nature sanctuary and uses hands-on activities that teach about nature culture, and history. Off-site trips to City of Gainesville Nature Parks and Florida State Parks are often used to enhance and broaden the experience of our campers. Our interdisciplinary, experiential teaching approach and low teacher-to-student ratio allow us to awaken your child's natural curiosity and encourage a personal environmental ethic and appreciation.

Earth Academy is brought to you by the City of Gainesville's Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Instructors are career educators and science professionals experienced in working with children. Earth Academy campers must be in grades 1-6.

Camp is offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Early drop off (before 8 AM) and late pick up (after 4:30 PM) services are available upon written request via email earthacademy@cityofgainesville.org. When writing please give the full name of your child/ren and the times you will pick up or drop off by!

Please note that camp communications and schedules will be sent via email to the customer email on file the week before camp begins.

Week 4: Creek Week June 17-21
Creeks, rivers, springs and streams; things to fill summer dreams! Join us as we bring those dreams to reality when we explore the wonder of water in North Central Florida and how it connects plants, animals, and us! Water you waiting for? Sign up to go with the flow!
DatesFrom July 29, 2019 to August 2, 2019
Times8:30am to 4:30pm
FacilityMorningside Nature Center [MNC00]

Open for registration
SessionEADC Session 5: Florida as it Was
DescriptionEarth Academy Day Camp is offered at Morningside Nature Center's 416-acre nature sanctuary and uses hands-on activities that teach about nature culture, and history. Off-site trips to City of Gainesville Nature Parks and Florida State Parks are often used to enhance and broaden the experience of our campers. Our interdisciplinary, experiential teaching approach and low teacher-to-student ratio allow us to awaken your child's natural curiosity and encourage a personal environmental ethic and appreciation.

Earth Academy is brought to you by the City of Gainesville's Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Instructors are career educators and science professionals experienced in working with children. Earth Academy campers must be in grades 1-6.

Camp is offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Early drop off (before 8 AM) and late pick up (after 4:30 PM) services are available upon written request via email earthacademy@cityofgainesville.org. When writing please give the full name of your child/ren and the times you will pick up or drop off by!

Please note that camp communications and schedules will be sent via email to the customer email on file the week before camp begins.

Week 5: Florida as it Was
Travel back in time to discover Florida as it was? Florida as it was before people lived here, Florida as it was when people first arrived, Florida as it was when the Timucua made a living off the land and Florida as it was when settlers arrived and when pioneers drove their wagons through the piney woods. Get ready for an adventure through time!
DatesFrom August 5, 2019 to August 9, 2019
Times8:30am to 4:30pm
FacilityMorningside Nature Center [MNC00]

Description
We're sorry, but this session is over. The last session end day was Aug 9, 2019 4:30 PM

Earth Academy Day Camp is offered at Morningside Nature Center's 416-acre nature sanctuary and uses hands-on activities that teach about nature, culture, and history. Off-site trips to City of Gainesville Nature Parks and Florida State Parks are often used to enhance and broaden the experience of our campers. Our interdisciplinary, experiential teaching approach and low teacher-to-student ratio allow us to awaken your child's natural curiosity and encourage a personal environmental ethic and appreciation.

Earth Academy is brought to you by the City of Gainesville's Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Instructors are career educators and science professionals experienced in working with children. Earth Academy campers must be in grades 1-6. (For rising 7th-12th graders, we offer our Junior Naturalist program--applications open in early Spring and can be found on our website.)

Camp programming is offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Early drop off (before 8 AM) and late pick up (after 4:30 PM) services are available upon written request via email: earthacademy@cityofgainesville.org.

When writing please give the full name of your child/ren and your drop off/pick up needs.

Please note that camp communications and schedules will be sent via email to the customer email on file the week before camp begins.