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Nature Day Camp (Ages 5-7)

June 16-20, 2014

Our Nature Day Camps are designed to connect children with the natural world through play, adventure and fun – all of which takes place in the natural world at McKeever, it’s trails, forests, streams and the many plants and animals that live there.  Throughout the camp, we instill a sense of wonder while children explore the natural world around them. Our Nature Day Camps run 9  am – 3 pm Monday through Friday.

Earthkeepers Level II

June 25-27, 2014

Earthkeepers Level II is open to those who have earned all four (4) keys and are Level I Earthkeepers. During Earthkeepers Level II you will visit a new magic spot and discover new wild places. During this camp, you will crawl inside the world’s largest leaf, travel to a city of the future and learn the secrets of becoming a Nightwatcher. This experience also includes campfires and swimming at Sandy Lake. This is a three-day, two-night overnight camp.

Earthkeepers Summer Camp (Ages 10-11)

July 9-11, 2014

This summer experience involves students going through the Earthkeepers program, a three-day experience where children earn a set of keys and become an Earthkeeper.  A mysterious, unseen character known as E.M. permeates the Earthkeepers program.  As the keeper of the keys, E.M. is everyone’s dream of the wizard of the woods. This is a three-day, two-night overnight camp.

Nature Day Camp (Ages 8-9)

July 14-18, 2014

Our Nature Day Camps are designed to connect children with the natural world through play, adventure and fun – all of which takes place in the natural world at McKeever, it’s trails, forests, streams and the many plants and animals that live there.  Throughout the camp, we instill a sense of wonder while children explore the natural world around them. Our Nature Day Camps run 9  am – 3 pm Monday through Friday.

Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course

July 21-24, 2014

This four-day course is for inspectors, yardmen, sawyers, salesmen, and edgermen. Becoming rules conscious will result in a more profitable yield from the log and a keener sense of value of the lumber being used. The first day is spent studying the rules of grading lumber followed by actually grading lumber. Barry Kibbey, from the National Hardwood Lumber Association will be our instructor for this course.

Click here for Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course registration form

Outdoor Adventure Camp (Ages 12-14)

August 6-8, 2014

This three-day overnight camp is for children ages 12-14. Outdoor skills and adventures await, as participants will have an opportunity to hike, canoe and cycle.  While honing these skills, we’ll begin working on developing a personal relationship with the natural world.  Mornings include sessions on wildlife, ecology, leave no trace and orienteering.

12th Annual Nature Art Show

September 26-28, 2014

Nature artists will display and sell their work during McKeever’s 11th Annual Nature Art Show. Each artist is given a room to display and sell their work. The artist fills the space with art work that reflects the wonders and beauty of nature creating their own “art gallery.” Food and beverages are served throughout the weekend. Hours of the show are: Friday: 6-9 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday: noon to 4 pm. Julie Harris, singer/guitarist will perform Friday evening from 6-9 pm.

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