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The 2014 Growing up Wild Summer Camp:
For children of Eastern Florida students, employees, alumni and the local community.

This year's fun-filled Growing up Wild Summer Camp will let children explore nature through science.

  • Melbourne: ages six - 10; Cocoa: ages six through 11
  • Sign up begins April 1, 2104, with registration at each campus center.
  • Summer camps run from June 2 to July 31at Melbourne and Cocoa campuses, from 7:15 – 5:30 Monday through Thursday. The camp themed activities begin at 9 AM and end at 3 PM. Before and after care time offers free-choice activities.
  • Children must bring their own lunch, snacks and water bottles.

Science Topics will include:

  • Time Travelers: Campers will build a time machine and travel back in time to explore animals and science of the past, present and future.
  • Dare to be Aware: Whether exploring nature in the schoolyard or neighborhood park, learning about safety can be fun. Campers will learn how to be prepared for bad weather, be aware of allergies, avoid hazardous plants and animals, and learn respect for living things through responsible collecting.
  • Wildlife Water Safari: Campers will explore the importance of water for people, plants and animals, discover water sources for local wildlife and create a field notebook.
  • What's Lurking in the Shadows?: Campers will conduct a field study plot and make observations over time to learn how wild animals use plants for food, habitats, water, shelter and space.
Cost, including all camp supplies and before- and after-camp care:
  • EFSC Employees: $75 per child per week, Monday through Thursday.
  • EFSC Alumni, Students & General Community: Full-time Camp (7:15 to 5:30 PM) $120 per child, per week, Monday through Thursday; Part-time Camp (8:30 to 2:30) $100 per child, per week, Monday through Thursday
  • $25 non-refundable registration fee.
  • Any additional costs related to field trips.
  • All summer camps offer a low teacher to child ratio for individual attention and care of each child and are located in air-conditioned facilities, with morning outdoor activities each day.
  • All camps include indoor and outdoor games, special theme related days and projects, movie and popcorn day, water day, walking field trips on campus, 30 minute quiet time with the option to participate in resting, listening to music, or chapter book readings, while encouraging friendships and teamwork.

Camp Registration

In Cocoa, contact Celeste Rotan at 321-433-7623

In Melbourne, contact Christine Saling at 321-433-5230

Enrollment Forms


summer camp flyer