Nature Day Camps offered at the Weis Ecology Center beginning in July Ringwood - New Jersey Audubon and Ranger Rick can help connect your children to nature by exploring, discovering, and enjoying forests, fields, streams, and ponds. The nature camps offered at the Weis Ecology Center for the summer maximize outdoor adventures to foster a deeper connection with the natural world through engaging, fun, and informative activities. Environmental educators are highly trained and there are even additional educator/interns to maintain optimal teacher-child ratios. Here is a list of the day camps offered at Weis Ecology Center. And, if you are busy the week of your camp or just want something additional, there are two new programs in August at Weis this year. For more information or to register, contact the Weis Ecology Center office at 973-835-2160 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday, or visit online anytime, www.njaudubon.org/centers/weis. Get your kids out there to enjoy nature this summer. Space is limited. Junior Naturalists Three days of fun and learning for children entering Kindergarten. Wednesday, July 6 to Friday, July 8, 10 a.m. to noon Cost: $50 members of NJAS, $65 nonmembers. Wonderers Five days of fun and learning for children entering grades 1 and 2. Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $130 members, $175* nonmembers. Adventurers Five days of fun and learning for children entering grades 3 and 4. Monday, July 18 to Friday, July 22 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday: 4 to 9 p.m. for an evening campfire program. Cost: $130 members, $175* nonmembers. Explorers Five days of fun and learning for children entering grades 5 and 6. Monday, July 25 to Friday, July 29 Monday, Tuesday, and Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a trip to Sandy Hook Thursday: 4 to 9 p.m. for an evening campfire program. Cost (includes field trip): $155 members, $200* nonmembers. Soaked and Slimy Superhero Week Open to youth entering grades 1 through 6 Monday, August 1 to Friday, August 5 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Is your child a mad scientist or a superhero (or both!)? After creating our own superhero (or super-villain) personas, we’ll participate in slimy hands-in activities and learn about nature’s superheroes. Cost: $130 members, $175* nonmembers Radical Rock Stars Week Open to youth entering grades 1 through 6 Monday, August 8 to Friday, August 12 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This week is going to rock. We’ll study the earth and the forces that have changed it over time (possibly while playing the air guitar). Don’t be alarmed by spontaneous volcanic eruptions, fossil excavations, and/or dance parties. Cost: $130 members, $175* nonmembers *Nonmember rates include an NJ Audubon Family Membership; successive children attend at the member rate.