Programs

Discovery Summer Camp

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center offers fun, nature-based summer camp programming for a variety of age groups- from children entering kindergarten to students completing middle school. Elementary, middle school, and mini-camps run daily from 9 a.m. until noon at the center. 

All children participating in summer camps will explore the natural world through discovery and guided hands-on activities. Our themes and activities revolve around the Pascagoula River and local bayou ecosystem. Children in the elementary and middle school camps will each take a boat tour if the weather permits.  Each camper will receive a summer camp tee shirt and be invited to participate in our mini-art exhibition at the end of each session!

Elementary and middle school camp costs $115 for non-members and $105 for members. It is not too late to sign up for membership for PRAC.

The shorter mini-camp for ages 4-6 runs Tuesday-Thursday and costs $60 per child for non-members and $54 per child for members. Boat tours are not scheduled for our mini campers.  These campers will receive a summer camp tee shirt and be invited to participate in our mini- art exhibition at the end of session. 

2019 Summer Camp Schedule

Nature Safari Camp (elementary grades 2-5): 
June 3 - 7

Nature Detective Camp (elementary grades 2 -5): 
June 10 - 14

Marsh Mystery Camp (middle school grades 6 - 8): 
July 17-21

 

Mini Camp (children ages 4-6): 

 A Bug’s Life Camp (ages 4-6): July 9-11

Aqua Adventurer Camp (ages 4-6): July 16-18

Notes:

Summer camp activities are based on the Mississippi state frameworks for math and science. Camp activities foster a “hands-on, minds-on” approach to learning, and prepares them for the upcoming school year. This encourages students to become excited about nature, data collection, art, and exploration.

Participants are in groups based on grade level, though special arrangements can be made to keep siblings/relatives or close friends together if it will increase the enjoyment and comfort level of our campers! 

See below for downloadable registration form.  Please complete the registration form (regardless of payment type) and email prac@audubon.org or mail to Pascagoula River Audubon Center.   For more information, feel to call us at 228-475-0825 ext 2.

Summer camp registration is NOT complete until paperwork and payment are received.

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated high school students to volunteer their time during camp as counselors in training for at least one camp session. As noted above, please contact us to ask about volunteering as a counselor in training.

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