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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:
The 2016 Camp Field Trip Schedule
Thursday, June 16
Little Talbot Island State Park
Thursday, June 23
Thursday, June 30
Guana River Research Reserve
Thursday, July 7
Bears: Fort Clinch State Park
Otters, Bobcats: Diamond D. Ranch
Thursday, July 14
Augustine Wild Reserve
Thursday, July 21
Castillo de San Marcos & Pirate Museum
Thursday, July 28
Thursday, August 4
Thursday, August 11
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
*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.
Camps are offered on a weekly basis. Camp hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
9 weekly sessions beginning June 5th until August 4th, no camp on July 4th.
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:
Available Mon - Fri from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Before and after care is an additional $50 fee to be paid by check, made payable to The University of North Florida, each Monday of camp attendance.
You can sign up for before and after care by calling the Campus Recreation office at 904-620-2998.
Parent Orientation for Eco Camp will be held on Wednesday, May 31st from 6PM to 7PM in the John M. Golden Education pavilion (building 54) located in parking lot 100.
Camp Fees include:
NOTE: Discounts available for Military and families with multiple children enrolled in the same camp.
Click here for more information about camp fees, payment procedures, cancellations, and qualifying Customer Types for discounts.
OttersAges 6-7 years oldBobcatsAges 8-10 years old
BearsAges 11-14 years old
**Based on age of child as of May 31st
Eco Camp Brochure Coming Soon!
Eco Camp Parent Packet 2017
Summer Camp FAQs
Campus Recreation Office
Student Wellness Complex
Building 61, Room 1200 Phone: (904) 620-2998
(Through June 5)
Mon - Fri, 9am - 4:30pm
(June 5 - Aug 4)
Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:30pm
Amy Costa, Camp Director
Justin Hites, Asst. Camp Director
Phone: (904) 620-5951Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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