2017 Summer Camps

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Parents looking for fun, engaging and educational camps for their aspiring artist or naturalist can register them for the Oxbow Eco-Center’s variety of summer camps. From budding adventurist, to kids interested in wildlife, to the creative or technology savvy child, the Oxbow camps offer something for everyone.  Be sure to secure your spot now before they fill up.

2017 Oxbow Eco-Center Summer Camp Flyer

2017 BioEYES Summer Camp Flyer

 Oxbow Adventure Camp

Certified instructors introduce hobbies to last a lifetime in this high adventure camp. Activities include kayaking, archery, fishing, basic survival skills, and more all while exploring St. Lucie County’s fabulous nature preserves! Participants will also learn Leave No Trace principles for protecting the environment.

June 6th - 9th

9:00am - 4:00pm

Ages 12-16


Download Oxbow Adventure Camp Application


BioEYES Science Camp

This camp is designed for kids who have an interest in learning about science and nature! Project BioEYES is a weeklong, hands-on science outreach program that uses zebrafish to teach developmental biology, genetics and the scientific method. Campers will be come junior scientists! Working with microscopes and live organisms they will breed zebrafish, raise the resulting embryos and gain an understanding of fish lifecycles.

June 12th - 16th THIS CAMP IS FULL

9:00am - 2:00pm

Ages 7-14


Download BioEYES Science Camp Application

Wild About Animals Camp THIS CAMP IS FULL

We have fun-filled days planned for kids who have an interest in learning about nature and animals!  Go on an exciting wild adventure at the Oxbow, and learn all about Florida’s native animals, wonderful trees, flowering plants, bizarre but cool bugs and just what it is that makes this state so special. Camper’s knowledge will take flight as they learn the secret art of tracking animals, observing wet and dry ecosystems, playing some water games, and just being immersed in the natural world.  

June 19th - 23rd

9:00am - 2:00pm

Ages 8-11


Download Wild About Animals Camp Application

Spirit of Nature Art Camps

Imagine the freedom of soaring through the air like an eagle, swimming along the swift currents of the St. Lucie River or excavating a home deep into the warm sands of the pine flatwoods.  Let your imagination take over to enjoy a week filled with creativity and fun. We will be exploring many different art and craft mediums in an effort to allow your child to improve their self-expression and gain confidence. Let your child’s wild imagination roam nature with this year’s theme “Sticks and Stones.” 

 July 17th - 21st

9:00am - 3:00pm

Ages 10-16


Download Spirit of Nature Art Camp Application

Nature Connects: Robotics & Lego Camp

This fun hands-on technology and nature-based camp introduces the work of the most ingenious engineer of all time – Mother Nature! Participants will build, program, and explore clever robot models of different creations using Lego Bricks. From animals to plants to extreme weather this camp will have something for everyone.

July 24th - 28th THIS CAMP IS FULL

9:00am - 1:30pm

Ages 6-9


Download Jr. Nature Connects: Robotics & Lego Camp Application


July 31st - August 4th THIS CAMP IS FULL

9:00am - 1:30pm

Ages 10-14


Download Nature Connects: Robotics & Lego Camp Application