Natural Lands

Eco Camp

Eco Camp is a week-long day camp that offers nature-based, hands-on creative programming including hiking, fishing, nature crafts, close-up experiences with plants and animals, projects, natural science lessons, plus lots of fun and games! Explore the Ed Yarborough Nature Center and get to know the animals that live there. Be prepared to see amazing wildlife on the trails! Camps run during Summer, Spring and Winter breaks. Dates coincide with Seminole County Public School student breaks. Don’t miss out on the fun, sign up today!


2021 Summer Eco Camp

Campers this summer made memories hiking, fishing, learning to build shelters and fires, connecting to their creative side, and learning about our amazing ecosystems and creatures!

If your child missed out on the fun this summer, be on the lookout for registrations opening for Winter and Spring Break Eco camp!

Girl smiling while laying on an overhanging tree branch giving a peace sign.   Campers looking and pointing at a case full of mounted insects.   Campers and instructor standing proudly over a fire they started.   4 children smiling, holding up cords that they are learning to make knots with.   Child on a dock holding a small fish he caught


Biology Bootcamp

Biology Bootcamp is a week-long day camp designed for the avid middle/high school science student! Forget labs in the classroom- experience environmental science in nature! Practice science skills with real biologists and experts, explore organism anatomy through dissections and learn sampling techniques used in the field. Learn through doing this summer at Biology Bootcamp!

Register online at recreation.seminolecountyfl.gov (registration may not be open yet, so keep checking back!)

   Where:    Ed Yarborough Nature Center (3485 N. County Road 426, Geneva  32732) 

   Dates: Monday through Friday, December 27- 31, 2021

   Times:    9:00am - 4:00pm (extended care available from 7:30am - 5:30pm) 

   Cost:      $132/week (extended care an additional $15/week) 

   Ages:      13-15 

teens looking at macroinvertebrates in a petri dish   teens out on a trail taking picture of plants   teen girl dissecting a frog  teen boy fishing on a dock


2021 Winter Break Eco Camp

Imagine a camp where you can have fun while learning about the natural world!  Have fun fishing, hiking, playing games, setting live traps, dip-netting, making crafts and much more! 

Eco Camp is an outdoor adventure and environmental education program that is committed to promoting individual growth and environmental awareness. Call 407-665-2211 for more information. Register online at recreation.seminolecountyfl.gov (registration may not be open yet, so keep checking back!)

 

   Where:    Ed Yarborough Nature Center (3485 N. County Road 426, Geneva  32732) 

   Dates: Monday through Friday, December 27- 31, 2021

   Times:    9:00am - 4:00pm (extended care available from 7:30am - 5:30pm) 

   Cost:      $132/week (extended care an additional $15/week) 

   Ages:      7-12 

                                         Eco campers walking through pine flatwoods

 

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