Do your kids spend too much time with technology? Get them back to nature this summer with BRMC’s Naturalist Camps!
Registration is open for all camps & workshops on BRMC’s website, www.brmconservancy.org.
Session I: June 18th-19th, 9:00am-4:00pm
Session II: June 21st-22nd, 9:00am-4:00pm
Herpetology is the study of reptiles and amphibians. BRMC invites your child to spend two days hiking and handling, searching and observing salamanders, frogs, lizards, snakes, and turtles on the Preserve. Marty Martin, a premier mid-Atlantic herpetologist, will be joining both camps. Ages 7-12.
15 participants per session, Pre-registration is required. Members: $100/non: $150
SUMMER NATURE CAMPS
Session I: July 16th-20th, 9:00am-4:00pm
Session II: July 23rd-27th, 9:00am-4:00pm
BRMC invites your child to spend an adventurous week interacting with the natural world. Each day we will focus on different groups of plants and animals on the Bull Run Mountains. Campers will add to their understanding of natural systems through hikes, stream walks, snake handling (only if desired), frog and salamander catching, bird watching, butterfly and insect collecting, crafts and games. Ages 7-12.
Pre-registration is required, Members: $250/non: $300
BUDDING NATURALIST CAMP
July 23rd—27th, 9:00am-12:00pm
At this week-long camp, young children will be exposed to the outdoors and wildlife, as they explore life on the Bull Run Mountains through a series of discovery hikes, frog and salamander searches, snake viewing, stream exploration and nature crafts. Ages 4-6.
Pre-registration required. Members: $125/non: $175
CHESAPEAKE WATERSHED WORKSHOP
July 30th-August 2nd, 9:00am-4:00pm
With support from the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund, six scholarships are available for this workshop. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application. The workshop will focus on the conservation of the rivers and streams that flow into the Chesapeake Bay. We will explore headwater streams on the Bull Run Mountains, go downstream on Little Bull Run and visit Turkey Run National Park. At each location students will perform stream monitoring, vegetation analyses, and stream habitat and riparian buffer evaluations. Ages 13-18.
Pre-registration required. Members: $200/non: $250