Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Summer Day Camp

Credit: USFWS

Credit: USFWS

Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge offers a free one-day camp during the summer months to children ages 8-10 and 11-13. The children enjoy a full day on Wheeler Refuge experiencing many hands-on indoor and outdoor activities focusing on wildlife and conservation.

The fun will include scavenger hunts, plant identification, bird studies, native reptiles and amphibians, signs of wildlife, nature crafts, and fishing. A unique keepsake tee shirt, which will be worn the day of the camp, will be available for all the campers for a nomial fee. Sign-up begins in May. Contact Ranger Daphne Moland at (256) 350-6639 for a camp schedule and further information.

 

Last updated: June 9, 2009