URI offers additional week of Eco-Exploration Camp at URI Botanical Gardens, July 31–Aug. 4

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KINGSTON, R.I. – July 17, 2017 – The first week of the University of Rhode Island’s Eco-Exploration Camp: Our Wild World was so successful that the URI Cooperative Extension Outreach Center is offering this popular day camp for six- to nine-year-olds, a second time this summer. So if you are still looking for a camp for your children, now is the time to sign up.

The one-week camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning on July 31.

“Campers will investigate the many amazing plants at the URI Botanical Gardens. They’ll learn about plants, birds, insects and mammals. They’ll actively engage in environmental education activities, building a knowledge of Rhode Island natural history. They will play wildlife-themed games, create arts and crafts, collect treasures and more,” said camp director and URI youth STE[A]M education coordinator, Amy Cabaniss. “It’s a great opportunity to engage children in their outdoor world in a fun, educational and exciting way.”

The week-long session costs $200 and a 20 percent sibling discount is available. For more information or to register for the camp, visit the URI Extension Outreach Center website at www.uri.edu/cels/ceoc, call 401-874-2900 or email outreach@uri.edu.