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June 2019

Farm Camp

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Farm Camp offers children a memorable experience and the opportunity to discover the wonders of life on the farm. Each day will offer a new adventure. The camp is very much hands-on and provides children with farm experiences that will leave a lasting impression. Campers will participate in daily farm chores as well as various organized activities. Planned activities may include: outdoor adventures like fishing, hikes (with goats!) and scavenger hunts; craft projects such as candle-dipping, pierced tin, and paper mache; pioneer life experiences like barn-raising, rope skills, or playing old-fashioned games; milking a cow or goat; or grooming and harnessing draft horses before going for a horse-drawn hayride. Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - This is a 4 day camp 6/18 - 6/21

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Nature Camp

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Kids will love this nature camp focused on the plants and animals of Oakwoods Metropark. From the fields and prairies, to the deer and rabbits, we will be covering it all during this two-day camp. Get ready for a fun few days of camp. Ages: 8-14 Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - This is a 2-day camp 6/20 - 6/21

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Daring Day for Kids Camp

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Are you daring enough to spend the day learning to survive in the woods? Build a survival hut, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and venomous snakes, and more! Kids will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills. Ages: 8 and up

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Nature Center Day Camp

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Get into the beautiful outdoors and away from those electronics for a three-day nature camp! Children will enjoy three days of outdoor fun, including: stream exploration, nature inspired crafts, a boat building contest, campfire cooking and more. Campers will be exploring the park by wagon ride and will get a chance to ride the waterslide. Ages: 8 to 10 Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This is a 3-day camp 6/24 - 6/26

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American Girl in Nature Doll Camp

June 26 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Bring your companion doll and get ready to spend the day exploring the park together.  Campers will make nature crafts with their doll, do some hands-on investigation of the plants and animals that live here, and meet new friends! Ages: 6 and older.

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July 2019

Nature Center Day Camp

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Get into the beautiful outdoors and away from those electronics for a three-day nature camp! Children will enjoy three days of outdoor fun, including: stream exploration, nature inspired crafts, a boat building contest, campfire cooking and more. Campers will be exploring the park by wagon ride and will get a chance to ride the waterslide. Ages: 8 to 10 Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This is a 3-day camp 7/08 - 7/10

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Farmer’s Camp

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This 3-day camp will offer children the opportunity to work, learn and have fun on a working farm. Activities vary for ages, but may include a scavenger hunt, hike, candle dipping, felting, games, gardening, crafts, farm chores, and much more. Ages: 6-12 Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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Summer Blast Science Camp

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Have a blast with summer science! Take advantage of the sunny summer weather and have some fun with the sun. Through interactive demonstrations we will illuminate the many reasons why the sun is so important. Beat the heat and learn about kitchen chemistry by making your own ice cream. No science camp would be complete without some crazy science experiments—we’ll make things pop, fizz, and explode (safely, of course) while learning about different types of chemical reactions. Science is all around us! Ages: 7 and up

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Farmer for a Day Camp – July 10

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. Ages: 8 - 15

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Farmer Jr Camp

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. has kids work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun! Ages: 6 - 8

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Daring Day for Kids Camp

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Build a survival hut, get lost (and un-lost) in a swamp, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, learn how to identify poisonous plants and snakes, and more! Boys and girls will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills. Ages: 8 and up.

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Nature Explorer’s Day Camp

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Kids, explore two different Metroparks at this four day camp. Hunt for insects, experience life underwater, dip in the pond with nets, explore the prairie, jump in the mud, meet Ranger the red-tailed hawk, visit the Spray ‘n’ Play water park and ride the Island Queen pontoon boat. These are just some of the activities in this fun-filled week. Spend the first two days at the Environmental Discovery Center at Indian Springs Metropark and end the week with two days at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center. Ages: 7 to 12. This is a 4 day camp 7/16 - 7/19

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Nature Explorer’s Day Camp

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Kids, explore two different Metroparks at this four day camp. Hunt for insects, experience life underwater, dip in the pond with nets, explore the prairie, jump in the mud, meet Ranger the red-tailed hawk, visit the Spray ‘n’ Play water park and ride the Island Queen pontoon boat. These are just some of the activities in this fun-filled week. Spend the first two days at the Environmental Discovery Center at Indian Springs Metropark and end the week with two days at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center. Ages: 7 to 12 Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - This is a 4 day camp 7/16 - 7/19

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Disc Golf for Youth Camp

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Come learn the basics of the sport of disc golf, then play a few holes on our highly rated course. Disc golf is a great recreational sport for all ranges of physical ability. We cover the rules of the game, equipment, and techniques. Ages: 12 - 15

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Farmer for a Day Camp

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. Ages: 8 - 15

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Fish Camp

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Nothing is more fun than Fish Camp! Campers will get to make a fish print t-shirt, learn tackle craft, and casting basics. And what would Fish Camp be without FISHING? We’ll wet our lines in the Huron River and see what we can catch. Bring a t-shirt to make fish prints on. Ages: 6 and up. Reserve Online

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Catchin’ Critters Camp

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Critters is the name of the game for this three-day camp at Oakwoods Metropark.  Whether they’re smooth and slimy, small and scaly, quick and furry or covered in chitinous exoskeletons, we’ll be searching for them in the woods, ponds and wetlands at our park. You will also discover ways to build small animal traps, where to look for specific animals, and what animals we might expect to find at the park. Bring a sack lunch and water bottle. Ages: 8–14. Please preregister, 734-782-3956.

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Farmer Jr.

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. has kids work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun! Ages: 6 - 8

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Farmer’s Camp

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This 3-day camp will offer children the opportunity to work, learn and have fun on a working farm. Activities vary for ages, but may include a scavenger hunt, hike, candle dipping, felting, games, gardening, crafts, farm chores, and much more. Ages: 6-12 Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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Nature Art Camp

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Discover art in nature through this camp. Explore the Kensington Metropark nature area and collect items from nature to make amazing sculptures. Spend time at the lake while painting an awesome canvas. Then explore the outdoors to get inspiration for creating your own nature print t-shirt. Canvasses provided, please bring a white t-shirt. Ages: 6 and up

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Nature Art Camp

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Capture the beauty of the natural world through journaling, crafting and more. We will head into the woods to see all that nature has to offer, and then we will use art to make natural keepsakes and lasting memories in this two-day camp. Ages: 8-14 - This is a 2-day camp 7/25 - 7/26

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Birds Gone Ballistic Camp

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Spend the day discovering the four forces of flight through hands-on demonstrations. You’ll learn to love life, that drag’s not a drag, how to trust thrust, and how gravity makes planes sag. You will fly through history to discover how humans mimicked bird flight, visit our Red-tailed Hawk Ranger, and then blast home after a rocket demonstration. Ages 7 and up. Please bring a lunch.

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Broomsticks & Hippogriffs Day Camp

July 31 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Under logs, in bogs, on trees or flying high with bees — Indian Springs Metropark is home to an array of beasts, but to see them one must first know where to look. Channel your inner Newt Scamander as we spend the day investigating the park high and low to find evidence of the magical beasts we can find in our own backyards. We will also be spending some time indoors for potions lessons and herbology, so be ready to get a little messy at this two-day camp. Ages: 10 and up Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. - This is a 2-day camp 7/31 - 8/1

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August 2019

Daring Day for Boys Camp

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Are you daring enough to spend the day learning to survive in the woods? Build a survival hut, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and venomous snakes, and more! Boys will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills. Ages: 8 and up

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Daring Day for Girls Camp

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Are you daring enough to spend the day learning to survive in the woods? Build a survival hut, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and venomous snakes, and more! Girls will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills. Ages: 8 and up

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