Eco Camp

Hiking • Canoeing • Exploring Nature • Swimming

Arts & Crafts and so much more!


Registration for Eco Camp 2016 will open March 1st.


 Eco Camp Frequently Asked Questions  


About Eco Camp

Eco Camp began in 2001 with the idea that children should be able to use nature as a fun and educational backdrop in the summer.  It has expanded drastically in the past decade and is suitable for ages 6-14 years old.  Eco camp provides children the opportunity to spend the summer outdoors while learning about Florida wildlife, canoeing at UNF and having unforgettable experiences.

All counselors are trained for camp and are American Red Cross First Aid & CPR certified. 


Weekly Camp Activities Include:

  • Canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding
  • Swimming
  • Arts and crafts using natural materials
  • Education about local flora and fauna
  • Team building activities and games
  • Weekly field trips to natural areas


Camps are offered on a weekly basis. Camp hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

8 weekly sessions beginning June 13th-17th until August 1st-August 5th, no camp on July 4th.  


Late Fee: 

Parents, please plan to pick up your children promptly at 4:00 p.m. 
**After 4:15 p.m. a $15 fee will be charged to your account for every 15 minutes late.  


Optional Before & After Care:  

Before and after care is available from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Fee: $50 in addition to camp fee to be paid each Monday of camp attendance. 


2016 Parent Orientation

Parent Orientation for Eco Camp will be held TBA It will be held in the John M. Golden Education pavilion (building 54) located in parking lot 100.

Weekly Camp Fees

$185 per week for Current UNF Students (must register in person at the Campus Recreation Office)

$185 per week for Current UNF Faculty / A&P Staff / USPS/ Alumni / Military (ID Required) & multiple children

$200 per week for the General Public


Each fee is per child per week. A 10% discount is available for multiple children and military.  Military: in-person registration with military ID is required to qualify for discount. 


*Must register in person at Campus Recreation Office. Student fee applies to UNF parents and legal guardians only.


Camp Fees include:

  • Water bottle
  • T-shirt
  • Daily Snack
  • Field trip entry fee & transportation

Eco Camp

General Information


Age Groups

Ages 6-7 years old

Ages 8-10 years old

Ages 11-14 years old



  Printable Brochure Copy 


Parent Packet

 Printable Eco Camp Parent Packet


Parking Pass

 Printable Eco Camp Parking Pass



Create an account and register online for this camp.




*You can sign up for before and after care by calling 904-620-2998.


Field Trips

 2015 Field Trip Schedule  *

*Field trip hours are 9am-4pm on Thursdays, we will be unable to accept late drop offs or provide early pickups on these days due to the field trip. 


Contact Us

Campus Recreation Office
Building 61, Room 1200
Phone: (904)620-2998