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Crickets and beetles and flies…oh my! Scour the stream, grounds, and Nature Center to discover Powdermill’s creeping creatures. Construct a 5-star bug hotel while learning how to protect insect habitats. Have fun with mud as you make seed bombs and search for decomposers. Build your own bug, go on a scavenger hunt, and cheer for your favorite cockroach as they compete for the title of “World’s Fastest Roach.”

Meets at Powdermill Nature Reserve.

The last day to register for this camp is June 20, 2022.

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Jump like a frog, walk like a bear, and dance like a bird! Discover how our human skills stack up against some of nature’s finest animal athletes. Learn how animals compete in the food web. Encounter live animals and explore adaptations for life in the stream, forest, and pond. Test your skills in the Deep Woods Decathlon as you take on the challenges of being a wild animal!

Meets at Powdermill Nature Reserve.

The last day to register for this camp is July 4, 2022.

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Put on your detective hat and dive into the mysteries of nature at Powdermill. Track animals through the forest and figure out “Whodunit.” Uncover changes in bird populations and investigate clues to reveal stories from the forest’s past. Learn the secrets trees keep beneath their bark and how their fungal agents spread information. Unveil the identities of mysterious organisms, dissect an owl pellet, and discover the role entomology plays in solving wildlife crimes.

Meets at Powdermill Nature Reserve.

The last day to register for this camp is July 11, 2022.

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Become an entomologist at Powdermill! Use scientific tools, set insect traps, and create your own take-home collection of local bugs. Learn to identify pollution indicators from the stream and make seed paper art to help pollinators thrive. Discover insect anatomy through grasshopper dissections. Let your imagination run wild as you construct original bug sculptures inspired by science and your own creativity. Keep a scientific journal of your work as you explore a week of amazing arthropods!

Meets at Powdermill Nature Reserve.

The last day to register for this camp is July 18, 2022.

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Jump like a frog, walk like a bear, and dance like a bird! Discover how our human skills stack up against some of nature’s finest animal athletes. Learn how animals compete in the food web. Encounter live animals and explore adaptations for life in the stream, forest, and pond. Test your skills in the Deep Woods Decathlon as you take on the challenges of being a wild animal!

Meets at Powdermill Nature Reserve.

The last day to register for this camp is July 18, 2022.

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