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Brave Bears Outdoor Camp

Date: Monday, February 18, 2018 and/or Tuesday, February 19, 2018
(Snow day, Wednesday, February 20)
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm
Ages: Ages 6-9
Cost: $25 per day if registered by February 1st; $30 after
Location: The Nature Museum 

Brave Bears includes fun, hands-on indoor and outdoor experiences that cultivate a deeper relationship with the natural world. Youth will make new friends while learning about animals that live in Vermont– their winter adaptations and how humans track them - before embarking on a snowshoeing adventure in the forest and field, collecting clues left in the snow by wild animals. Campers will practice snowshoeing skills through entertaining games and a scavenger hunt.

Kids should bring a hearty, bagged snack, lunch, and a water bottle carried in a backpack and they should wear appropriate winter clothing and gear. Campers should bring snowshoes if they have them or borrow them from us. Please let us know if you need a pair when you register.

In case of inclement weather, this program will be rescheduled for Wednesday, February 20th.

If you have any questions, please feel encouraged to reach out! Scholarships for this program are available.

Online registration is closed; please call the museum or e-mail Jill Bruning at to inquire about space for Monday or Tuesday’s Brave Bears program.