A Science Discovery Summer Camp
June 16 – 20, 2014 / June 23 – 27, 2014
The Friends of Crystal River State Parks, in partnership with the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN), Florida Park Service, Florida Coastal Office, Crystal River Boat Builders, and Gulf Archaeology Research Institute (GARI), is offering exciting new archaeology and biology summer camps at Crystal River Preserve State Park designed for students who are interested in applying archaeology and biology to explore the Parks within Crystal River. All camp activities are conducted by professional archaeologists and biologists, including educators from FPAN, and allow kids to experience archaeology and biology first-hand through activities, experiments, hikes, and even an archaeological excavation.
June 16 – 20, 2014 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm)
June 23 – 27, 2014 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm)
Ages: Children ages 7 – 12
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited to 20 campers per week.
Estuary Expedition Summer Camp
This summer camp is designed for children with a strong interest in prehistory and the natural environment, as well as learning how early people interacted with their environment. Campers will learn about the importance of archaeology and will gain understanding about early natural resources that were necessary for life in the Crystal River area. Highlights of the camp include guest experts, tour of an archaeological site, hands-on archaeology, lab analysis, biological analysis expeditions in the park, atlatl adventure, and earning the certificate of Tommy the Tortoise, Junior Archaeologist.
How to Register
Complete registration and liability release forms are provided on the next page. Return via U.S. Postal Service along with a check or money order made out to “Friends of Crystal River State Parks” for the appropriate amount. We cannot accept cash or credit cards. Once the completed paperwork and payment have been received, we will provide a confirmation email along with other important information.
FPAN Central Regional Center
ATTN: Summer Camp
3266 N. Sailboat Avenue
Crystal River, FL 34428
All cancellation requests must be received in writing or email and be postmarked no later than May 30th, 2014. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after that date. A $25.00 cancellation fee will be charged for all processed refunds.
For more information, or to register, please contact:
Lisa B. Hylton or Nigel Rudolph
Office: (352) 795-0208