NP Alumni: Ponds, Painting, and Poetry AM

  • Nature Preschool Alumni
  • 3 Years
  • 4 & 5 Years
  • Entering 1st Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This camp is the perfect combination of things that our students love: exploring the various macroinvertebrates that live in our ponds, experimenting with a variety of different paints and techniques, (even painting “en plein air”), and writing and listening to seasonal poems about the phenology of what is happening at...

Nature’s Kitchen AM

  • 4 & 5 Years
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Come spend a wonderful week getting messy while cooking up funny, muddy treats! We’ll make mud pies and stone soups, construct nature salads and “pinecone upside down cake,” and even write our own recipe books. Be prepared for mud-licious fun, without actually eating the mudpies. Each camp includes hiking, playing,...

NP Alumni: Ponds, Painting, and Poetry PM

  • Nature Preschool Alumni
  • 3 Years
  • 4 & 5 Years
  • Entering 1st Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This camp is the perfect combination of things that our students love: exploring the various macroinvertebrates that live in our ponds, experimenting with a variety of different paints and techniques, (even painting “en plein air”), and writing and listening to seasonal poems about the phenology of what is happening at...

Nature’s Kitchen PM

  • 4 & 5 Years
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Come spend a wonderful week getting messy while cooking up funny, muddy treats! We’ll make mud pies and stone soups, construct nature salads and “pinecone upside down cake,” and even write our own recipe books. Be prepared for mud-licious fun, without actually eating the mudpies. Each camp includes hiking, playing,...

Summer at the Ponds AM

  • 4 & 5 Years
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

The ponds in Summer are bursting with life and every stop at a pond brings surprises: frogs and tadpoles, turtles and muskrats, or ducklings and dragonfly nymphs. Come explore some of the diverse pond habitats at the Nature Center through hands-on ponding experiences. You never know what you will observe!...

NP Alumni: Nature Artists

  • Nature Preschool Alumni
  • 3 Years
  • 4 & 5 Years
  • Entering 1st Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Many artists take their inspiration from Nature. Just like them, we will create art inspired by nature and by using materials from nature. We’ll spend our days painting “en plein air”, creating ephemeral sculptures, exploring loose parts work, and recognizing the beauty that surrounds us. All in our all-outdoor classroom...

Summer at the Ponds PM

  • 4 & 5 Years
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

The ponds in Summer are bursting with life and every stop at a pond brings surprises: frogs and tadpoles, turtles and muskrats, or ducklings and dragonfly nymphs. Come explore some of the diverse pond habitats at the Nature Center through hands-on ponding experiences. You never know what you will observe!...

NP Alumni: Audubon Guardians AM

  • 3 Years
  • Nature Preschool Alumni
  • 4 & 5 Years
  • Entering 1st Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This camp will focus on learning how to protect the place we love: Schlitz Audubon. We will identify and remove invasive plants and animals, plant native plants and establish a pollinator garden, and test water quality and monitor the diversity of our ponds. We will get our hands dirty as...

Who Pooped There? AM

  • 4 & 5 Years
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Come put your detective skills to use as we follow the tracks and traces animal leave on the trails, including footprints, fur, feathers, and particularly poop (also known as scat). Have fun as you become an expert on animal poop and learn what it reveals about the animals that made...

NP Alumnni: Audubon Guardians PM

  • 3 Years
  • Nature Preschool Alumni
  • 4 & 5 Years
  • Entering 1st Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This camp will focus on learning how to protect the place we love: Schlitz Audubon. We will identify and remove invasive plants and animals, plant native plants and establish a pollinator garden, and test water quality and monitor the diversity of our ponds. We will get our hands dirty as...

Who Pooped There? PM

  • 4 & 5 Years
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Come put your detective skills to use as we follow the tracks and traces animal leave on the trails, including footprints, fur, feathers, and particularly poop (also known as scat). Have fun as you become an expert on animal poop and learn what it reveals about the animals that made...

NP Alumni: Junior Talon Trekkers

  • 3 Years
  • Nature Preschool Alumni
  • 4 & 5 Years
  • Entering 1st Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Our students love our resident Raptors, and now they get a camp devoted to learning more about them!  Alumni campers will meet a different bird-of-prey each day and will get an introduction to training, care, and enrichment of the Center’s resident birds by one of our Raptor Educators. As a...