Naturalist in Training

  • Entering 6th - 8th Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be the teacher, not the student? Campers will get a behind the scenes look at how to be an environmental educator at a nature center. They will learn the basics of reptile handling and interpretation, plant and animal identification, canoeing,...

School of Hard Knots

  • Entering 6th - 8th Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Unravel the art of weaving, crocheting, and other fiber arts. We will practice basic and advanced knots, use nature as our medium, and try our hands at spinning some locally sourced wool. By the end of the week, you will have completed a variety of crafts like classic friendship bracelets!...

Nature’s Chocolate Factory

  • Entering 6th - 8th Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Get the golden ticket and sink your teeth into the natural world of chocolate! We will craft fruit gummies and make fizzy pop with naturally sourced syrups, while creating a nature scene out of chocolate. As the treats set, we will explore the trails in search of Oompa Loompas and...

Creature Care 101

  • Entering 6th - 8th Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

The Center is home to many animals that make up our Animal Ambassador Teaching Team, including snakes, turtles, salamanders and more! Now you can experience first-hand what it takes to care for these animals, and how we train them to interact with people. You will prepare diets, clean enclosures, and...

Wilderness Survivors

  • Entering 6th - 8th Grade
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

What skills do you need to survive in the wilderness? This week campers will practice fire building, shelter construction, and many more outdoors skills. From beach to forest, campers will develop the expertise necessary to survive in a variety of environments. Members $205 | Non-Members $240