UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Youth Master Naturalist Day Camp Open for Registration for Ages 11-13
By Space Coast Daily // June 26, 2023
Program will explore unique Florida ecosystems
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Do you have a budding naturalist at home? If so, sign them up for the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Florida Youth Master Naturalist Day Camp series. Over three days we will explore unique Florida ecosystems.
You can sign up for one day or all three. Each day, we will meet at a new location to explore the area while learning about the plants, wildlife, and ecosystem through hands-on activities.
This day camp is for youth ages 11 – 13.
We will meet at the following locations:
■ July 19, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Coastal Ecosystems at Sebastian Inlet State Park, Melbourne Beach
■ July 20, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Freshwater Ecosystems at Turkey Creek Sanctuary, Palm Bay
■ July 21, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Upland Ecosystems at Erna Nixon Park, West Melbourne
The registration fee is $50 for all three days.
Lunch will not be provided, please bring a bag lunch and snacks that do not require refrigeration. Families are responsible for transportation to and from each location.
Participants will be spending most of their time outdoors in the Florida sun and heat. Please make sure to bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes and wear comfortable clothes that will help protect them from the sun. Participants must be a member of Brevard or Indian River County 4-H and registered in 4HOnline.
You will be able to register for 4-H to participate in this program.
Opportunities for older youth to assist and participate are available, please contact Andrea Lazzari at (772) 226-4316 for more information.
Register on Eventbrite HERE. For more information or questions contact Holly Abeels at 321-633-1702.