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4th - 6th graders! Join us for ENC Science Explorers Camp at the Back Bay

by: ENC
Posted: April 23, 2018

NEWPORT BEACH... We had such a great time last Summer that we're doing it again! 4th - 6th graders can join the Environmental Nature Center's amazing staff for Science Explorers Camp at the Back Bay Science Center! Nature Camps have been offered by the ENC since 1977. Campers will enjoy quality science education in an outdoor, hands-on setting while having fun adventures in the Back Bay!

Based at the Newport Back Bay Science Center, ENC Science Explorers emphasizes experiential learning. Campers will spend most of their time outside, immersed in marine environments making scientific observations using tools like binoculars, magnifying lenses, and microscopes. They will perform experiments in a real science lab, hike the coastal trails, and canoe in the Back Bay!

Located at the at the Back Bay Science Center, 9-11 year old campers will be immersed in nature and science with activities such as canoeing, interacting with live marine and terrestrial animals, collecting field data, discovering the onsite shark tank, hiking, and experimenting in the science lab. Science Explorers Camp is a well-rounded interactive experience your camper will cherish!

The ENC has offered Summer Nature Camps since 1977. Nature Camp provides quality science education in an outdoor, hands-on setting.  ENC Nature Camp emphasizes experiential learning. Campers spend most of their time outside, having a great time observing nature up close.

Registration is through the City of Newport Beach.

Drop off and pick up is at the Back Bay Science Center:  600 Shellmaker Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92660.

How the Camp Benefit Campers:

Surrounded with like minded children, your camper will be engaged in a positive atmosphere while taking part in fun activities whether out on the water, in the science lab, or out on the wetland trails. Campers gain confidence in doing outdoor activities, discover more reasons why nature and science is interesting, learn how scientists collect and analyze field data using scientific tools, make friends, and create long lasting summer memories! ENC’s camps focus on providing quality education throughs hands-on experience with nature. 

What should my camper bring?

  • Snack
  • Lunch
  • Reusable water bottle (filled with water)
  • Water appropriate shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat


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