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Art of Nature: River Ramblers (Ages 10 - 12)
Art of Nature: River Ramblers (Ages 10 - 12)
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Art of Nature: River Ramblers (Ages 10 - 12) 1 Love St, San Angelo, TX, United States

This event is scheduled between : 06/24/2024, 8:30 am to 06/28/2024, 3:30 pm

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Art of Nature: River Ramblers (Ages 10 - 12)

The Concho River’s plant life and wildlife are fascinating to observe and study. Campers will explore local ecosystems at SAMFA!

About this Event

This camp takes place from June 24th - June 28th. Drop-off starts at 8:30 am and Pick-up starts at 3:00 pm each day. Read about our camp procedures on our website: www.samfa.org/camps

The Art of Nature camps were inspired by the need for increased outdoor experiences for our children. “Nature Deficit Disorder” is a phrase coined by author Richard Louv and refers to the fact that children today spend more and more time indoors and therefore have less of a concept of their natural surroundings and the importance of caring for our earth.

Campers spend their days in activities such as canoeing or fishing on the Concho River, creating learnscapes, hiking, hearing about native plants from a local botanist, creating community art from nature, visiting the Farmer’s Market, and creating healthy snacks. Campers are integrated with technology, science, art, and more interdisciplinary studies with specialists from Angelo State University. By not only experiencing our local natural environment but also reflecting on their own role in caring for our planet through visual art projects, these campers are immersed in this valuable intersection of art and science.

Art of Nature: Quest the Conchos

7-9 year olds June 3rd – 7th and 10-12 year olds June 17th – 21st

The Concho River runs through the heart of San Angelo and through the museum’s backyard. Campers will explore the Concho River with canoe rides and various outdoor adventures.

Key themes: explore and map the Concho River, create portraiture & ceramic art including meeting and working with local artists and musicians.

Art of Nature: River Ramblers

7-9 year olds June 10th – 14th and 10-12 year olds June 24th – 28th

The Concho River’s plant life and wildlife is fascinating to observe and study Campers will explore local ecosystems in the museum’s backyard, fish along the Concho, and see, touch, and hold local wildlife critters. Campers will use elements of nature and art to create projects all week long.

Key themes: West Texas biodiversity, elements of art and nature, local and invasive wildlife/plants, ceramic art, non-point water pollution, studying Physics and entomology with higher education mentors

June 3 - 7 Quest the Conchos (7-9yr olds)

June 10 - 14 River Ramblers (7-9yr olds)

June 17 - 21 Quest the Conchos (10-12yr olds)

June 24 - 28 River Ramblers (10-12yr olds)



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