PreK Camp: Mammals of Michigan

Michigan’s furry friends are more than just a pretty face; they are uniquely adapted to survive right here in Lansing. Campers will spend the week venturing out for a glimpse into the lives of squirrels, deer, bats, and raccoons.

  Dates: AUGUST 5-9 Times: 9am-12pm Ages: 4-5 years old

Before care is available from 7:30-9am.

 

Registration

Register online, by phone, in person, or by mail starting March 1st for members or April 1st for non-members. Only complete registrations accompanied by the appropriate fees will be processed. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a packet with additional camp information and camper forms via email. All forms must be completed and returned to Fenner Nature Center prior to your child’s first day of camp.

Deposits and Late Fees

We require a 50% deposit of your total camp fee due at the time of registration, with the balance due by June 1st. Late payments will be charged a $10 late fee. Registrations made after June 1st must be paid in full at the time of registration. To make a deposit online, use the coupon code campdeposit19

Cancellations, Changes, & Refunds

Cancellations received by June 1st will receive a 50% refund. We cannot offer any refunds after June 1st. If spaces are available, registration can be changed to a different week for a $10 camp change fee.

Norris Ingells Education Fund

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need. Awards may be up to 50% of your total registration fee, and are distributed based on the availability of funds. There is a $500 maximum scholarship award per family. We cannot accept scholarship applications without a completed registration form and deposit.

PreK Camp: Creepy Crawly

During this one-week camp, your camper will investigate all things creepy and crawly. From interesting insects to slithering snakes, campers will be following the paths to some of Fenner’s creepy and cool critters.

 
Dates: JULY 29-AUGUST 2 Times: 9am-12pm Ages: 4-5 years old

Before care is available from 7:30-9am.

 

Registration

Register online, by phone, in person, or by mail starting March 1st for members or April 1st for non-members. Only complete registrations accompanied by the appropriate fees will be processed. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a packet with additional camp information and camper forms via email. All forms must be completed and returned to Fenner Nature Center prior to your child’s first day of camp.

Deposits and Late Fees

We require a 50% deposit of your total camp fee due at the time of registration, with the balance due by June 1st. Late payments will be charged a $10 late fee. Registrations made after June 1st must be paid in full at the time of registration. To make a deposit online, use the coupon code campdeposit19

Cancellations, Changes, & Refunds

Cancellations received by June 1st will receive a 50% refund. We cannot offer any refunds after June 1st. If spaces are available, registration can be changed to a different week for a $10 camp change fee.

Norris Ingells Education Fund

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need. Awards may be up to 50% of your total registration fee, and are distributed based on the availability of funds. There is a $500 maximum scholarship award per family. We cannot accept scholarship applications without a completed registration form and deposit.

PreK Camp: Down by the Pond

It’s time to make a splash down by the pond. Your camper will spend time searching for critters that live in the water, getting up close and personal with the turtles, frogs, and fish that call Fenner home.

 
Dates: JULY 22-26 Times: 9am-12pm Ages: 4-5 years old

Before care is available from 7:30-9am.

 

Registration

Register online, by phone, in person, or by mail starting March 1st for members or April 1st for non-members. Only complete registrations accompanied by the appropriate fees will be processed. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a packet with additional camp information and camper forms via email. All forms must be completed and returned to Fenner Nature Center prior to your child’s first day of camp.

Deposits and Late Fees

We require a 50% deposit of your total camp fee due at the time of registration, with the balance due by June 1st. Late payments will be charged a $10 late fee. Registrations made after June 1st must be paid in full at the time of registration. To make a deposit online, use the coupon code campdeposit19

Cancellations, Changes, & Refunds

Cancellations received by June 1st will receive a 50% refund. We cannot offer any refunds after June 1st. If spaces are available, registration can be changed to a different week for a $10 camp change fee.

Norris Ingells Education Fund

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need. Awards may be up to 50% of your total registration fee, and are distributed based on the availability of funds. There is a $500 maximum scholarship award per family. We cannot accept scholarship applications without a completed registration form and deposit.

PRE-K Camp: Animal Architects

The natural world is constantly ‘under construction’ by busy builders like termites, spiders, beavers, and bees. Your camper  will find out how these creatures create and alter the world around them.

  Dates: JULY 15-19 Times: 9am-12pm Ages: 4-5 years old

Before care is available from 7:30-9am.

 

Registration

Register online, by phone, in person, or by mail starting March 1st for members or April 1st for non-members. Only complete registrations accompanied by the appropriate fees will be processed. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a packet with additional camp information and camper forms via email. All forms must be completed and returned to Fenner Nature Center prior to your child’s first day of camp.

Deposits and Late Fees

We require a 50% deposit of your total camp fee due at the time of registration, with the balance due by June 1st. Late payments will be charged a $10 late fee. Registrations made after June 1st must be paid in full at the time of registration. To make a deposit online, use the coupon code campdeposit19

Cancellations, Changes, & Refunds

Cancellations received by June 1st will receive a 50% refund. We cannot offer any refunds after June 1st. If spaces are available, registration can be changed to a different week for a $10 camp change fee.

Norris Ingells Education Fund

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need. Awards may be up to 50% of your total registration fee, and are distributed based on the availability of funds. There is a $500 maximum scholarship award per family. We cannot accept scholarship applications without a completed registration form and deposit.

PreK Camp: Up in the Clouds

Imaginations will soar to new heights in this expedition into the realm of birds, bats, and bugs. Your camper will find out how these animals fly and how they have fascinated and inspired engineers and scientists to take to the skies.

    Dates: JULY 8-12 Times: 9am-12pm Ages: 4-5 years old

Before care is available from 7:30-9am.

 

Registration

Register online, by phone, in person, or by mail starting March 1st for members or April 1st for non-members. Only complete registrations accompanied by the appropriate fees will be processed. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a packet with additional camp information and camper forms via email. All forms must be completed and returned to Fenner Nature Center prior to your child’s first day of camp.

Deposits and Late Fees

We require a 50% deposit of your total camp fee due at the time of registration, with the balance due by June 1st. Late payments will be charged a $10 late fee. Registrations made after June 1st must be paid in full at the time of registration. To make a deposit online, use the coupon code campdeposit19

Cancellations, Changes, & Refunds

Cancellations received by June 1st will receive a 50% refund. We cannot offer any refunds after June 1st. If spaces are available, registration can be changed to a different week for a $10 camp change fee.

Norris Ingells Education Fund

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need. Awards may be up to 50% of your total registration fee, and are distributed based on the availability of funds. There is a $500 maximum scholarship award per family. We cannot accept scholarship applications without a completed registration form and deposit.

PreK Camp: Green Thumbs

Does your camper have a green thumb? Through hands-on discovery and experimentation, campers will learn what it takes to grow food and flowers in this up-close peek into plants and soil. Throughout the week, they’ll get up close and personal with plants, pollinators, and everything green in the ecosystem.

  Dates: JULY 1-3 *Note: This camp runs from Monday-Wednesday. Times: 9am-12pm Ages: 4-5 years old

Before care is available from 7:30-9am.

 

Registration

Register online, by phone, in person, or by mail starting March 1st for members or April 1st for non-members. Only complete registrations accompanied by the appropriate fees will be processed. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a packet with additional camp information and camper forms via email. All forms must be completed and returned to Fenner Nature Center prior to your child’s first day of camp.

Deposits and Late Fees

We require a 50% deposit of your total camp fee due at the time of registration, with the balance due by June 1st. Late payments will be charged a $10 late fee. Registrations made after June 1st must be paid in full at the time of registration. To make a deposit online, use the coupon code campdeposit19

Cancellations, Changes, & Refunds

Cancellations received by June 1st will receive a 50% refund. We cannot offer any refunds after June 1st. If spaces are available, registration can be changed to a different week for a $10 camp change fee.

Norris Ingells Education Fund

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need. Awards may be up to 50% of your total registration fee, and are distributed based on the availability of funds. There is a $500 maximum scholarship award per family. We cannot accept scholarship applications without a completed registration form and deposit.

PRE-K Camp: Gross Nature

Sometimes nature is downright disgusting. Slime, sludge, and sticky situations abound in this camp. This week, campers will get their hands dirty with slime, mud, muck, and other sticky and gooey natural materials, while learning that even nature’s grossest residents have their place.

  Dates: JUNE 24-28 Times: 9am-12pm Ages: 4-5 years old

Before care is available from 7:30-9am.

 

Registration

Register online, by phone, in person, or by mail starting March 1st for members or April 1st for non-members. Only complete registrations accompanied by the appropriate fees will be processed. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a packet with additional camp information and camper forms via email. All forms must be completed and returned to Fenner Nature Center prior to your child’s first day of camp.

Deposits and Late Fees

We require a 50% deposit of your total camp fee due at the time of registration, with the balance due by June 1st. Late payments will be charged a $10 late fee. Registrations made after June 1st must be paid in full at the time of registration. To make a deposit online, use the coupon code campdeposit19

Cancellations, Changes, & Refunds

Cancellations received by June 1st will receive a 50% refund. We cannot offer any refunds after June 1st. If spaces are available, registration can be changed to a different week for a $10 camp change fee.

Norris Ingells Education Fund

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need. Awards may be up to 50% of your total registration fee, and are distributed based on the availability of funds. There is a $500 maximum scholarship award per family. We cannot accept scholarship applications without a completed registration form and deposit.

PRE-K Camp: Sensational Animals

The best naturalists know that our five senses are the best tools we can bring with us on a hike. This week we will explore how our senses work and how they compare to animal senses. Let’s find out together if bats are really blind, how a spider senses something in its web, and whether birds can see in color.   Dates: JUNE 17-21 Times: 9am-12pm Ages: 4-5 years old

Before care is available from 7:30-9am.

 

Registration

Register online, by phone, in person, or by mail starting March 1st for members or April 1st for non-members. Only complete registrations accompanied by the appropriate fees will be processed. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a packet with additional camp information and camper forms via email. All forms must be completed and returned to Fenner Nature Center prior to your child’s first day of camp.

Deposits and Late Fees

We require a 50% deposit of your total camp fee due at the time of registration, with the balance due by June 1st. Late payments will be charged a $10 late fee. Registrations made after June 1st must be paid in full at the time of registration. To make a deposit online, use the coupon code campdeposit19

Cancellations, Changes, & Refunds

Cancellations received by June 1st will receive a 50% refund. We cannot offer any refunds after June 1st. If spaces are available, registration can be changed to a different week for a $10 camp change fee.

Norris Ingells Education Fund

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need. Awards may be up to 50% of your total registration fee, and are distributed based on the availability of funds. There is a $500 maximum scholarship award per family. We cannot accept scholarship applications without a completed registration form and deposit.

Decorate A Tree For Wildlife

It can be tough to be an animal in winter! Show your love for nature by decorating a tree for wildlife. Participants in this class will learn how animals find their food in winter and make a selection of tasty treats and ornaments that they can take home, or hang on the trees to help our furry and feathered friends get through the cold months ahead. This class is recommended for ages 5 through 12.