Monday, April 17, is Mud Camp at Audubon Community Nature Center

Mud Camp is an opportunity for children to enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities at Audubon Community Nature Center. The Monday, April 17, event is for 4-14 year olds. Last spring these youngsters took a break from their explorations to pose for a photo.

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Mud Camp is Audubon Community Nature Center’s spring opportunity for children to explore, learn, and play.

On Monday, April 17, children ages 4-14 are invited to come to Audubon for the day to experience nature first-hand.

Campers will be divided into groups based on grade and engage in a variety of activities that are fun and educational. Each group is led by a naturalist and sometimes the groups will come together for activities.

In addition to games and crafts inside, campers will explore the grounds, looking for birds, snakes, salamanders, tadpoles, and more.

For those who have never been to camp before, this is a great opportunity to see what it is all about.

Children should bring a non-refrigerated lunch, two water bottles, a complete change of clothes and shoes (or boots), and outdoor gear appropriate for the weather forecast.

Cost for the day is $30; $25 for Nature Center members. There is a $5 discount for participating siblings.

With a limited number of openings, paid reservations are required by Thursday, April 13. Call (716) 569-2345 during business hours or click through Attend a Program/Programs and Workshops under Plan Your Visit at auduboncnc.org.

Audubon education programs are funded with support from the Carnahan Jackson Foundation, Jessie Smith Darrah Fund, Holmberg Foundation, Hultquist Foundation, and Lenna Foundation.

This program is one of several Audubon programs offered in collaboration with the Green Up Jamestown Initiative. For more information visit greenupjamestown.com.

Located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown and Warren, Audubon Community Nature Center has over five miles of beautifully maintained trails on a 600-acre wetland preserve. Its three-story building contains the Blue Heron Gift Shop and a collection of live fish, reptiles, and amphibians. One of the most visited exhibits is Liberty, a non-releasable bald eagle.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345 or visit auduboncnc.org.

Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways.