As spring approaches, the anticipation for outdoor activities grows, especially for parents looking for enriching experiences for their children. This year, the eagerly awaited Crawford Park District’s Nature Camp 2024 has announced its registration phase, sparking excitement among families across the community. This all-digital registration process simplifies securing a spot in this popular program, designed to immerse children in the wonders of the natural world.

Seamless Online Registration Process

In a move to streamline the enrollment process, Nature Camp 2024 has introduced an online-only registration system. Upon completing the online form, participants will immediately receive an email from JotForm, confirming their registration. This initial step ensures a smooth and efficient sign-up process, eliminating the hassle of in-person or telephone bookings.

Following the immediate confirmation, a second email will be sent within a few business days, confirming the child’s acceptance into their selected camp week. This crucial email will also include detailed instructions regarding the camp forms required to be completed and returned. Organizers emphasize the importance of checking spam or junk folders to ensure no vital information is missed.

Options for All: Flexible Registration and Diverse Camp Experiences

Understanding the varying needs of families, the camp allows the registration of up to three children per form. This flexibility acknowledges that families may need to enroll multiple children, providing an efficient solution by permitting the submission of additional forms if necessary.

The camp offers a tailored approach, categorizing weeks by age groups to ensure a suitable and enriching experience for each child. Notably, each child is eligible to attend one week of camp, ensuring that as many children as possible can enjoy this unique outdoor experience.

Engaging Activities for Diverse Age Groups

Nature Camp 2024 caters to a wide age range, with specific programs designed for both younger and older children:

  • Ages 5-6: These half-day camps run from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, offering younger children a gentle introduction to the natural world. At a fee of $75 per child, these sessions are tailored to captivate and educate, sparking a lifelong appreciation for nature.
  • Ages 7-12: For older children, the camp provides full-day sessions from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Priced at $150 per child, these programs are packed with activities that explore the depth and diversity of the environment, fostering a deep connection with nature.

Important Dates and Contact Information

For those interested in adding their names to the waiting list for full weeks, the camp has provided a direct line to the CPD office (419-683-9000), emphasizing their commitment to accommodating as many children as possible.

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