Date/Time
Date(s) - 27/08/2019 -- 30/08/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Location
Windermere


Category(ies)
Conservation & Wildlife


Eco-Camp at Windermere Jetty

image of children playing on a pirate ship at Lake District event at Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories
Banish summer boredom with a unique Eco-Camp at Windermere Jetty.
 
This four-day-long ecology themed camp is ideal for 7-11 year olds interested in protecting the environment.
 
During the week children will investigate and focus on the ecology of the lake and become Environment Champions while gaining a Superstar CREST Award. Children will find out about the lake, hunt for bugs, help save bees, explore our trees and birds on site.
 

The four days of activity include:
 
Tuesday 27 August: Water: Tour of the Museum / introduction to lake formation and water cycle / setting up monitoring points to record water data / beck and lake dipping / fun DIY water cycle games.
 
Wednesday 28 August: Bugs and Bees: Camouflaged creators and butterfly hunt / brilliance of bees / design a bug hotel.
 
Thursday 29 August: Trees and Plants: Biodiversity investigation / recycling and reusing / planting seeds / fun bee games.
 
Friday 30 August: Birds: Brilliant birds /Bird box construction / creating your favourite creature of the week / fun games and presenting work to parents/guardians.
 
Location: Windermere Jetty, Rayrigg Road, Windermere, LA23 1BN
 
Cost: The week-long activity costs £100 per child. There are just 15 places available.
 
Booking: Booking essential. Email bookings@windermerejetty.org
 
What to bring: Children will need clothing for all weathers and packed lunch.
 
More info: windermerejetty.org/items/eco-camp-at-windermere-jetty/
 
The event starts at 10 am each day and will finish at 4 pm.
 

  
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