Lovers Key Still Has a Few Summer Camp Openings

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The Friends of Lovers Key has launched its summer camp sessions for kids and there a few spots remaining. Among other activities, kids will explore beaches and mangroves while learning ecology and environmental stewardship. Here’s the schedule and pricing…

All sessions will take place at Lovers Key State Park. Full day sessions only. Space is limited for all sessions; advance ticket purchase is required. To register, visit the Friends of Lovers Key’s Eventbrite page. Applications for full scholarships for campers impacted by Hurricane Ian are available for each session (see below).

 June 24 – 28: Beach Buddies, ages 6-9, 8:30-4:00, $300
Children will explore Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico from top to bottom using microscopes, seine nets, plankton trawls and fishing poles. Learn about the shores and aquatic life of beautiful Lovers Key State Park through hands-on experiments and creative expression. Led by Susie Hassett, M.A., Science Education, Head Resource Teacher, Environmental Education, Lee County Public Schools.

July 15 – 19: Beach Explorers, ages 9-12, 8:30-4:00, $300
Children will explore Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico from top to bottom using microscopes, seine nets, plankton trawls and fishing poles. Learn about the shores and aquatic life of beautiful Lovers Key State Park through hands-on experiments and creative expression. Led by Susie Hassett, M.A., Science Education, Head Resource Teacher, Environmental Education, Lee County Public Schools.

July 22-26: Young Florida Naturalists, ages 8-12, 8:30-4:00, $300
Become a Junior Naturalist by exploring the beautiful coastal habitats of Lovers Key State Park! You will discover nature’s treasures and learn about plants and animals through fun games and engaging activities. Led by Shelby Festa, 6th-grade Science Teacher, Lee County Public Schools, B.A. in Environmental Studies, and Julia Sessa, Environmental Education Helping Teacher, Lee County Public Schools, B.A. in Environmental Studies.

 

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