Conservation Camp is a unique way for kids to get first hand experience of what a week in the shoes of a wildlife biologist is like. At camp, students will learn real life applications of wildlife sciences, meet animal ambassadors, and have a blast working with other students that love the outdoors.
Our team of dedicated scientists and counselors are committed to giving your child a memorable and safe experience. Our counselors are experienced working with children from all age groups and are thrilled to guide your young scientist on a journey to learn about the ecosystems of Florida, native plants and animals, and how they can be involved in conservation of wildlife and their habitat.
a groundbreaking and unforgettable new youth program for science, conservation, and wildlife!
Where is camp hosted?
Conservation Camp is hosted at our facility located within Tree Hill Nature Center, the surrounding nature preserve, and everywhere outdoors! Drop off each day will be at:
Tree Hill Nature Center
7152 Lone Star Road
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Hands on STEM activities involving botany, wildlife, chemistry, and environmental sciences!
Weekly themes with wildlife surveys, environmental monitoring and habitat evaluations
Citizen science engagement by collecting real life data for wildlife and plant surveys.
Outdoor hiking activities to learn the foundations of Florida ecosystems.
Field trip for coastal ecosystems day!
Meeting animal ambassadors, including reptiles, amphibians, and mammals!
Wildlife Survey Project (Different project every week!)
1st animal ambassador introduction
Introduction to Ecological Theme for the Day
Outdoor STEM Activity
Environmental monitoring research project
2nd Animal Ambassador Visit
Conservation Camp goes from 9am to 3pm each day.
Pickup and Drop off
Drop off is at the main pyramid building located up the boardwalk from the main visitor center parking lot at Tree Hill Nature Center from 9:00am-9:15am. Pickup is from 3:00pm to 3:15pm.
Beginning with a 5:1 student to counselor ratio, our staff and counselors are committed to your camper's safety throughout Conservation Camp. Students will be learning first hand from real scientists!
All staff and counselors undergo a rigorous background check, interview process, and are happy to answer any questions you have about Conservation Camp. All of counselors also receive training in first aid and CPR.
Questions? Call 1-800-690-5638 or email Tiffany Bright at firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about some of our staff, click below!