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    • 28 Jul 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 01 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 1
    Woodland Fairy and Sprite Camp
    Campers must have completed grades preK-2



    Explore the forest, meadows, and ponds in search of birds, mammals, insects, fish, and, of course, fairies.  Build fairy houses with natural materials, and make are projects with no shortage of glitters.  Fairy and sprite camp brings together the best of imaginative and outdoor play.  We will finish on Friday with a fairy and sprite tea party where campers and their guests enjoy tea, lemonade, and goodies while celebrating our week of outdoor fun and exploration.
    • 28 Jul 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 01 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 0
    Registration is closed
    Advanced Fishing Mini Camp
    Campers must have completed grades 3-6



    For intermediate to experienced anglers - if you want to improve your technique and expand your fishing skill set, this is the camp for you.  Learn more about fish and insect identification, freshwater ecology, how to make lures and tie flies, and protecting the water quality of our area.  Get access to more ponds for more fishing diversity.  We'll also tackle fish-related crafts and activities.
    • 04 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 08 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 18
    Big Yucky Camp
    Campers must have completed grades 3-5



    Explore the slimy side of science!  We will identify scat and investigate mud and musk.  We'll also discover some animals' self-defense strategies that are super-effective (and super gross).  Even our snacks will be "yucky".  Be prepared to get your hands dirty during this week of hands-on nature exploration.
    • 04 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 08 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 7
    Little Yucky Mini Camp
    Campers must have completed preK-2



    Explore the muddy, slimy, oozy, gooey side of science.  Investigate slimy slugs and creepy crawly insects.  Make your own slime and learn about what lives in the "muck" at the bottom of the pond.  Even our snacks will be "yucky".  Be prepared to get your hands dirty during this week of hands-on nature exploration.
    • 07 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 11 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 15 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 0
    Registration is closed
    Wilderness Survival Mini Camp
    Campers must have completed grades 3-6



    Could you survive in the wild?  Learn and practice basic skills including using a map and compass, tying knots, constructing shelter, making fire, and practicing personal safety in the wilderness.  Campers will also learn how to identify edible plants, find safe drinking water, and track and identify wildlife.
    • 18 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 22 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 0
    Registration is closed
    Fishing Camp
    Campers must have completed grades K-2



    Every summer needs a good fish story!  Whether you're just learning the ropes or polishing your skills, this fishing camp has something for everyone.  Learn about fishing techniques, fish, and insect identification, how to make lures, select bait, make fish prints and more!  Fishing camp is stuffed to the gills with great experiences.
    • 22 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 25 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 29 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 3
    Junior Curator Camp
    Campers must have completed grades K-2



    Get up close and personal with Tanglewood's animals!  Each day will feature a different animal group and include a live animal program.  Campers will learn about animal behavior, habitats, and favorite foods.  Junior curators will also make animal-related arts and crafts projects, hike, and observe animals in their natural environment. 
    • 25 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 29 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 0
    Registration is closed
    Raptor Mini Camp
    Campers must have completed grades 3-6



    Spend a week with our hawks, owls, and falcon, learning all about the lives of these fascinating carnivores.  We will spend time bird-watching on our 250+ acre property, including a hike to the bluffs to search for Red-Tails ad Turkey Vultures.  We will dissect owl pellets and delve into bird anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Every day you will help feed and care for our resident raptors.
    • 29 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Seeley Creek, Southtown Plaza
    Led by Friends of the Chemung River Watershed


    • 04 Sep 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 12 Sep 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Lackawana Trail, E. Water St. Elmira
    Led by Friends of the Chemung River Watershed


    • 19 Sep 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Eldridge Park
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 02 Oct 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 17 Oct 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 14 Nov 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 05 Dec 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 443 Coleman Ave. Elmira
    Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum, in Elmira


443 Coleman Ave. Elmira, NY 14903 | 9:00am-4:00pm Tuesday-Friday, and Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm | (607) 732-6060

 

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