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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.
Health Insurance Required
You must have health insurance coverage for your child in order to register for camp. Policy name and number will be required at registration.
All counselors are trained for camp and are American Red Cross First Aid & CPR certified and have completed on-site training.
Weekly Camp Activities Include:
*Swimming is at a campus housing swimming pool. Due to the limited capacity of this pool, camp groups will be scheduled on a rotating swimming schedule each week. Swim lessons are not available. Certified lifeguards are on duty. US Coast Guard life jackets are provided to non-swimmers who do not pass the swim test.
Field Trip Schedule
Field trips are held every Thursday. To see the schedule for summer 2017 click below.
*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.
8 weekly sessions beginning June 5th until July 28th, 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:
Your Customer Type determines your rate.
There is no charge to switch camp weeks within the same camp. Camp weeks cannot be switched once the camp week has begun. Switching weeks between two camps may result in additional fees.
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 2017
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
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