Blue Ridge Center
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Butterflies & Other Insects - Mini Day Camp

  • July 27, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Meet at Education Center at 9am
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  • Natural History Mini Day Camps 2016.
    Each mini-camp session requires a separate registration; limited to a minimum of 8 and maximum of 20 campers. Cost: $15 per child, per session. Questions: Email, or call 540-338-6528

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"Butterflies and Other Insects: Not only fascinating; we can't live without them."

Natural History Mini Day Camp:  The Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship (BRCES) is offering a series of one-day mini camps for youth, 8-12 years old, at the BRCES in Neersville, VA.  Camp attendees will experience a variety of outdoor adventures as they explore some of the Center's 900 acres of fields and forests. 


Mini Day Camp sessions will be held

from 9:00am to 2:00pm

on the following dates:

July 13, 20, 27     and       August 3, 10 


Program descriptions, by date, are as follows:

July 13: Exploring the plants and waters of the Blue Ridge Center.

July 20: Geological and archeological history of the area:  A hands-on exploration of the geological events that created Loudoun’s geology, and a look at artifacts recovered at BRCES and what they tell us about who lived here in the past.

July 27: Butterflies and other insects: Not only fascinating;  we can’t live without them.

Aug 3:  Birds and their habitats: Binoculars, identification, Bluebird Trail monitoring.

Aug 10: The secret world of reptiles and amphibians: These animal families are similar, yet different.


Registration is required. $15 per child, per session.  Each session requires a separate registration; and each session is limited to a minimum of 8 and maximum of 20 campers per session.  Registration deadline is July 25, 2016.

Location:  BRCES, 11661 Harpers Ferry Rd, Purcellville, VA 20132.  Meet at the Education Center promptly at 9am

Questions: please email or call 540-338-6528.



Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

11661 Harpers Ferry Rd.

Purcellville, VA  20132



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