Lake Forest Parks & Recreation Brochures Camp Guide 2019 - Page 15

Wildlife Camps WILDLIFE SCIENCE CAMP (8-14Y) Daily, for one full week, the Wildlife Science Camp focuses on the development of the child’s skills in many of the same technologies utilized in the study of natural science. Children will learn to use radio telemetry equipment, field scopes, GPS devices, and other important research tools. Daily interaction with the animals in the Wildlife Discovery Center provides children with the opportunity to learn animal handling basics. Recreation time is provided. An off-campus trip to an animal care facility is included, as well as visits from special guests. Location: Instructor: Contact: WDC Class Southeast WDC Staff Rob Carmichael, Curator, 847.810.3663 CODE DAYS DATES TIME R/NR 30949904-01 M-F Aug 12 - Aug 16 9:00 am - 2:00 pm $310/$372 BEAVER ISLAND WILDLIFE CAMP (11-15Y) Since 1996, the staff members of the Wildlife Discovery Center have been leading a trip to the Central Michigan University Biological Station located at Beaver Island, MI. Learning about the island ecology has been a transformative experience for past participants, many of whom have been inspired to pursue careers in biology. Group members will hike, boat, and kayak as they explore the ancient forests, pristine coastlines, and marshes rich with wildlife. The station provides excellent accommodations and boasts a fabulous cafeteria serving three buffet-style meals daily. This program is very popular; your early response best ensures your child’s inclusion. Location: Wildlife Discovery Center Instructor/Contact: Rob Carmichael, Curator, 847.810.3663 Notes: A $150 deposit is required to hold each spot and is non-refundable unless the entire trip is cancelled. Departure is June 9th at 3:30 am and participants return on June 13th at 8:00 pm. Parents and their enrolled children are required to attend an orientation meeting at Elawa Farm, 6:00 pm on Thursday, May 30. CODE DAYS DATES TIME R/NR D 30949905-01 M-Th Su Jun 9 - Jun 13 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm $785/$942 $150 www. LF Par ks andRec .c om 15