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The Nature House

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Is that a Black Bear skeleton?” “That snake skin on the wall is over five feet long! Isn’t it great to see those birds up close so we can study them and then recognize them when they fly by? When I lie on my back on the carpet I can see the star constellations on the ceiling! There’s a felt board where we can place the seashore residents in the right zone! Can we watch the Mysteries of the River Giant and the Hug a Tree and Survive videos? Yes, all these things are available in the Nature House – and much more.

Nature House

Nature House and Garden

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The Nature House is set up to familiarize campers with local geology, astronomy, birds, animals and seashore life. The Native Garden, in front of the Nature House provides information on native plants and will hopefully allow you to identify some of the native flora around the camp.

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The Nature House has: self-guided activities, specimens such as shells, rocks, birds, animals, many reference books in the bookcase (for use in the Nature House only, please), resource information pamphlets and posters, a VCR, DVD and monitor with a few nature videos and a carpeted seating area and a worktable for crafts or nature study. You will find information on Compass Skills, Seashore guides, Astronomy books, Tree identification, Weather posters and a “Who Am I” game for Sparks and Brownies. The building is heated year round, so is quite cosy to visit on a cold winter day.

Girl greatness starts here!


Studying nature

Fun in the Nature Garden

In the Nature House

Inside the Nature House