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Build your animal care skills in this camp for pet enthusiasts. Learn about different types of animals that can be kept as pets, from familiar companions like cats and dogs to exotic birds and reptiles. Study how pets grow and change as they get older, and design the ideal habitat for your favorite animal. Turn the camp classroom into a menagerie, and explore the secret life of pets.

The last day to register for this camp is June 13, 2018.

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Discover the amazing power of plants. Find out how people from different cultures use plants to make delicious treats, creative clothing, and even potions and poisons. Get groovy and design your own Warhol-inspired flower artwork. Test your sense of smell, and make a plant-based perfume. Learn to identify common Pennsylvania wildflowers, and start your own herbarium by collecting specimens on a nature hike through nearby Schenley Park.

The last day to register for this camp is June 20, 2018.

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From cavemen to chemists, explore how science has evolved through the ages. Learn about the chemistry of the elements: fire, earth, air, and water. Test fire-making techniques, create healing elixirs from honey, and experiment with key components of successful cleansers. Use binding pigments to make paint, and unearth the history of the earliest human habitation in North America on an extended day trip to Meadowcroft Rockshelter.

Day trip day to Meadowcroft Rockshelter: museum pick up at 5:30 p.m. Late afternoon snack provided.

The last day to register for this camp is July 18, 2018.

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Learn all about animals and their homes as you spot chipmunks in the forest, search for bugs in the stream, catch amphibians in the pond, and observe birds at the wetlands of the avian research center. Play games to mimic how animals breathe, move, eat, and avoid predators. Create your own animal habitat, and screen-print nature with style inspired by Andy Warhol.

Meets at Powdermill Nature Reserve.

The last day to register for this camp is July 16, 2018.

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Learn all about animals and their homes as you spot chipmunks in the forest, search for bugs in the stream, catch amphibians in the pond, and observe birds at the wetlands of the avian research center. Play games to mimic how animals breathe, move, eat, and avoid predators. Create your own animal habitat, and screen-print nature with style inspired by Andy Warhol.

Meets at Powdermill Nature Reserve.

The last day to register for this camp is July 23, 2018.

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