Oxbow Kicks Off Summer Camps with Biology Bootcamp June 24

PORT ST. LUCIE – Spots are filling up at the Oxbow Eco-Center’s Summer Nature Camps, but there are still some spaces left, starting with the Wildlife Biology Bootcamp, beginning June 24.

Designed for students ages 10-14, the Biology Bootcamp run June 24-28 focusing on science in nature. Campers will conduct their very own wildlife field studies on the Oxbow’s 225 acres of diverse Florida habitat. Throughout the week, they’ll have the opportunity to meet and learn from local biologists, ecologists and nature lovers. 

The Oxbow’s Summer Camp registration is now open. All camps will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the cost is $200 per session.

Campers will participate in activities such as discovery hikes, wetland studies, animal programs, nature inspired S.T.E.M. projects, nature related games, art projects, insect collecting and more. Registration is filling up fast. Other Oxbow camps include:

·        Ecosystem Explorers: July 8 – 12 (ages 6-9)

·        Lego Robotics and Coding Adventure: July 15-19 (ages 8-12) – This camp is currently full, but there is a waiting list.

·        Archery Adventure Camp:  July 22-26 (ages 10-14)

·        The Art of Puppetry:  July 29 – Aug. 2 (ages 8-12) 

Don’t miss this opportunity for your child to have an unforgettable Oxbow camp experience. Registration is limited to keep groups small and ensure instructors have high-quality interactions with each and every camper.

Camp registration is available online at www.oxboweco.com and click on the ‘Summer Camps’ tab. If you need assistance with online registration, please call our Environmental Education Coordinator Natalie Frendberg at 772-785-5842.

Managed and operated by St. Lucie County’s Environmental Resources Department, the Oxbow Eco-Center, located at 5400 NE St. James Drive in Port St. Lucie, is a St. Lucie County Environmental Learning Center encompassing 225 acres along the St. Lucie River. For more information contact the staff at 772-785-5833 or oxbow@stlucieco.org or visit the website at www.oxboweco.com.