Join us for a week of fun and adventure exploring the natural habitats of 545-acre Lacawac Sanctuary Property.
Adventures in Nature
Ages: 9-12 Date: July 11-15 Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $90
Explore the various habitats at Lacawac Sanctuary and be inspired by the beauty of the natural world. Join resident and local artists to explore visual and fine arts in different mediums. Watercolor, sculpture, sketching techniques, collage, and more await your inner artist. Learn more about our environment through artistic creation, hikes and exciting activities. All levels of artists are welcome to explore in a fun, collaborative atmosphere.
This camp was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
Wee-scope: Habitat discoveries
Ages: 5-6 Date: July 18-22 Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $65
Children will explore the habitats at Lacawac Sanctuary using nets, bug boxes and other exciting hands-on methods. Each day focuses on a different habitat as campers discover the plants and animals that live there. Games, crafts and activities reinforce the concepts and importance of habitats while fostering a curiosity for the natural world in a fun, safe environment.
Ages: 7-8 Dates: July 25-29 Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $90
Hike to the big lake, explore the bog, turn over rocks, catch aquatic animals with nets, play games with friends, learn about the environment, connect with nature, and more! Campers will be immersed in a week of nature explorations with experienced educators in a full schedule of hands-on activities. This camp aims to develop an appreciation for the environment and explore natural systems.
About Camp at Lacawac Sanctuary Lacawac’s 550-acre field station has meandering trails, open fields, lakes and wetlands in which to explore nature through hands-on activities, creation of art, thematic games, science experiments, specimen studies, and nature observation. Campers will be fully immersed in our living laboratory and discover how they fit into the complex web of our diverse ecosystem.
Lacawac’s camp counselors are certified teachers with years of environmental education background.
All staff and interns have obtained child abuse and criminal history checks.
A counselor to camper ratio of 1:8 is maintained with the help of college interns that have been trained and all clearances checked.
Counselors’ are trained in first aid and CPR.
The staff believes that exploring nature is the most effective way to instill a sense of wonder and love for the environment.
Each counselor incorporate STEAM learning: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math to connect children to their natural resources and foster creative thinking skills.
Lacawac stands true to its mission of research, education and preservation by shaping the next generation of scientists and environmental stewards.
Lacawac Sanctuary Biological Field Station and Environmental Education Center 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel PA 18436 www.lacawac.org firstname.lastname@example.org - 570.689.9494