A Community Service of the
American River Natural History Association







A Community Service of the
American River Natural History Association

Our 2017 Spring Camps are offered April 11, 12 & 13 from 9am to 12pm, so kids should bring a snack and a water bottle. Depending on the weather, a sweatshirt or jacket and hat are also a good idea.

Camp descriptions and dates are below:

Pond and Beyond (ages 6-11)

Tuesday, April 11  9am-12pm

$20 members   $25 non-members

Calling all Nature Detectives! Peek under river rocks and scoop in the pond to discover the tiniest critters living in our fresh water habitats. Get a closer look with microscopes and other tools. We will get eye to eye with the Nature Center’s resident aquatic animals too!


This camp is nearly full! Please call to register - (916) 489-4918.



Ready, Set, Grow! (ages 6-7)

Wednesday, April 12  9am-12pm

$20 members   $25 non-members 

Spring is here and it’s time to get out and explore what’s new and growing in nature! Search down low for sprouting plants, up high for baby birds in nests and search right at your eye level for hatching caterpillars. Explore, play games, and plant your own seeds to take home to watch grow.

Note discounted price for ARNHA Members
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The Buzzzz About Bees! (ages 8-11)

Wednesday, April 12  9am-12pm

$20 members   $25 non-members 

Have you thanked a bee today? You should! Join us to discover why bees are so important. We’ll investigate their anatomy and social structure, hike to find hives, observe pollination, and discover what we can do to help these incredible insects! 

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CAMP 5 - Precious Plants (age 5 only)

Thursday, April 13  9am-12pm

$20 members   $25 non-members 

Plants are budding and sprouting with the warming rays of spring sunshine! From the tiniest to one of the tallest, meet five important plants today and learn how precious they are in nature. With songs, crafts, story time and hiking on the trails, we will get to know the sights and smells of precious plants. 

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Rise and Shine, Reptiles! (ages 6-11)

Thursday, April 13  9am-12pm

$20 members   $25 non-members 

Ssss-spring is here, and reptiles are waking up!  To better understand the cool world of these cold blooded creatures, we will spend time up close with the turtle, lizards, and snakes that the Nature Center cares for and get hands on with scientific specimens. Hear the story of how turtle helped make the world and venture out to count how many lizards are enjoying this spring day! 

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Register for Camps Online!

You can quickly and easily register for camps online in three steps. (Your registration is not finalized until all three steps are complete.)

Step 1
Print and complete the Registration & Release Form, available here. Complete one form for each camp participant.

Step 2
Complete camp payment. (Using PayPal menu below each camp description).  If you plan to register for more than one camp, click on "Continue Shopping" in the PayPal Cart to select and pay for your second and subsequent camps.

Step 3 
Remember to fax or mail your Registration & Release Form to Effie Yeaw Nature Center in order to finalize your registration. See address and fax number below.


Or Register by Fax or
In Person


You can also register by fax or in person. Print and complete the Registration, Payment & Release Form and either fax it (916-489-4983) or bring it to the Nature Center with your payment. If you have any questions, contact us at 916-489-4918.

 

A fee of $5 will apply to rescheduling into a different camp or a camp cancellation, when made more than 14 days before the start of a camp. No refunds will be given if cancellation is 14 days or less before the camp. 

Our mailing address:

P.O. Box 579

Carmichael, CA 95609


Our physical address is:

2850 San Lorenzo Way 

(off Tarshes Drive)

Carmichael, CA 95608


Phone: (916) 489-4918  

Fax: (916) 489-4983



Cancellation Policy

A fee of $5 will apply to rescheduling into a different camp or a camp cancellation, when made more than 14 days before the start of a camp. No refunds will be given if cancellation is 14 days or less before the camp.