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!

See what camps are open this season in our Newsletter below.

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Summer Break Eco Camp- 2023

Campers will have a blast hiking, fishing, learning to build shelters and fires, connecting to their creative side, and learning about our amazing ecosystems and creatures! Each week has a fun nature theme! Call 407-665-2211 for more information.

Register online at recreation.seminolecountyfl.gov 

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

   Dates:     7 week-long sessions, TBD

   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 

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


Spring Break Eco Camp- 2023 

Campers can enjoy hiking, fishing and getting in touch with their wild side during Spring Break Eco Camp! We'll keep them engaged in screen-free fun during their Spring Break. Spots fill up fast, so keep checking in to see if registration has opened! Call 407-665-2211 for more information.

Register online at recreation.seminolecountyfl.gov 

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

   Dates:     March 13-17, 2023 

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

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

   Ages:      7-12 


Biology Bootcamp- 2023

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 

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

   Dates:     TBD

   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


Winter Break Eco Camp- 2022

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:    Tuesday-Friday, December 27-30, 2022 

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

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

   Ages:      7-12 

                                         Eco campers walking through pine flatwoods