Elementary: Nature's Garden Camp

Nature's Garden is a 5-day summer day camp for children 7-10 years old. Participants will explore various natural concepts during the week such as plant growth, soils, water cycle, predator-prey relationships, insect and mammal identification. Children will be recording their new knowledge and experiences in a nature journal. This is a great summer camp to encourage children to learn and play outdoors.

The camp is held August 6-10 from 9am -11am each day. 

Suggested donation for the week of Camp is $70 per child.

If paying by check, make check out to:

Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy
1021 Voelcker Lane, #4
San Antonio, TX 78248

For more information please email: Susan Campbell

Registrants are required to download, print, complete and sign this waiver form from the City of San Antonio.

When completed, please email the form or send it by postal mail to the Conservancy address above. You may also reach the Conservancy Office at 210-492-7472.


Event Details

Starts Monday, Aug 6, 2018 9:00 am
Ends Monday, Aug 6, 2018 11:00 am
Registration Start Date Monday, May 21, 2018 1:30 am
Available 11
Cut-off Date Monday, Jul 30, 2018
Individual Price $70.00
Location Blanco Road (PHP East)
Registration closed.

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