Each week will include the
basic Eco-Zone Day Camp activities along with a weekly theme.
The weekly theme is featured during special activities such as
our carnival as well as during our craft time each day.
Week 1: Aquatic Adventures.
Explore the underwater world of Alton Jones.
Play a variety of games and activities to discover how
water moves around our campus and our Earth.
Week 2: America the Beautiful. Come celebrate the
natural beauty of America for the 4th of July! We’ll
celebrate all week with special carnival activities and a visit
to our Native American site to for stories and crafts.
Week 3: A Bug’s Life.
Go on a bug hunt through the fields of our Nature Preserve!
Learn about different adaptations and build your own bugs as
part of our weekly carnival.
Week 4: Going Green. See all the different ways that
Alton Jones is going green! Conduct experiments to see how long
it takes for our trash to break down.
Make a recycled and reusable craft to take home.
Weather Wonders. Find shapes in the clouds, here stories
about wild weather and learn to read the signs to predict your
own weather forecast.
Week 6: Where the Wild Things Are. Play games,
conduct experiments and go exploring to learn about the many
different wild animals that call Alton Jones home.
Week 7: Tadpoles, Crayfish and Turtles, Oh My!
Explore the wild world
of pond life at Alton Jones. Discover hands-on the plants,
animals and insects that live in our different ponds and
Week 8: Habitat
Detectives. Get up close and follow the trail—solve the
mystery of plants and animals interact to create our forests,
ponds and fields.