Spring Break Nature Camps

By On February 17, 2012

Stough Canyon Nature Center, nestled in the Verdugo Mountains above the DeBell Golf Course at the top of Walnut Avenue.

Registration begins today for the City’s Nature Camps that will be held during the week of spring break when Burbank’s public schools will be on closed.

The Stough Canyon Nature Center will be offering the camps for children between the ages of 2 and 10 years of age.   They will be held between March 19 and 23, at the Nature Center, which is located at 2300 Walnut Drive, in the Verdugo Mountains above the DeBell Golf Course.

Campers receive a nature camp souvenir, and participate in hikes, nature activities, and crafts during the camp sessions.  Snacks are provided each day, but campers must bring water, and wear appropriate clothing and shoes for hiking.  New campers are required to provide a birth certificate or other proof of age before the camp starts.

The “Little Rangers” camp for children 3-5 years of age will be held on March 20 and 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  The cost is $32 for the camp.  The “Verdugo Mountain Explorers” camp is for older children, ages 6-10.  That camp will be held on March 19, 21, and 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  The cost is $38.

Online and mail-in registration is from February 17-24.    To register online, simply go to the Burbankparks/com web site.   Mail-in registration should be sent to:  Stough Canyon Nature Center, P.O. Box 6459, Burbank, CA 91510.   Registrations must be postmarked between February 17 and 24.  Walk-in begins at the Nature Center on March 6, at 8 a.m., and continues daily from 8-5 p.m. until the camps are full.   For more information call 818-238-5440.

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