2017 Buena Vista Nature Camp

2016 Nature Camp in Buena Vista.

Buena Vista GARNA Nature Camp

Explore the great outdoors and let your child’s love of nature bloom at GARNA’s Nature Camp this summer! Join GARNA and local experts as we explore public lands in and around Buena Vista. Campers will hike, bird watch, collect bugs, experiment, journal and much more while appreciating the joys of nature. New times this year!

Camp takes place from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. BV Nature Camp is for explorers ages 5 through 9 years old. Locations to be confirmed but past locations have been: McPhelemy Park, BV Community Center, Collegiate Peaks Overlook, Ruby Mountain and Railroad Bridge. Possible themes are Orienteering, Outdoor Rec Skills, Pinon-Juniper Wildlife, Wetlands, Pollinators and River Creatures.

Session 1: Wednesday, July 12
Session 2: Wednesday, July 19
Session 3: Wednesday, July 26

Camp Leader

This year’s camp instructor is Emily Henderson, GARNA’s Youth Program Assistant. You may know Emily from our youth ecological literacy fieldtrips with the Salida and Buena Vista schools, from after school and Friday programs at Boys & Girls Club, and at various other youth events. Emily Henderson joins GARNA from the public school system in Tennessee where she served as both a Chemistry and Spanish Teacher. She has experience in supporting community programs through nonprofit work with the United Way.Emily Henderson

Registration and Fees

  • GARNA Member (at family level or above) price: $35 per child per day or $210 per child for all six sessions
  • Non-GARNA Member price: $40 per child per day or $220 per child for all six sessions

Join GARNA now! Family memberships are $40 per year.

Session sizes are limited. Proceeds from the nature camp help support GARNA’s school-based Youth Ecological Literacy Program. Please consider donating towards a scholarship fund for Nature Camp. Online registration will be available via our secure, pay pal site. Please note: you do not need a pay pal account, only a credit card.

Please email youth@garna.org if you have any questions.

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