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Camp River Bend: Junior Engineer

Mon, July 22 @ 8:30 am - Fri, July 26 @ 12:00 pm

Junior Engineer: July 22nd-26th
Like to design, create, and build? Build a renewable energy gizmo, construct a bridge, build and launch a paper rocket, construct an earth shelter, and create a bristle bot!
REGISTRATION IS FULL

 

All of our summer camps involve the exploration of the Nature Trail, Nature and Butterfly Conservatory, Children’s Garden, and Learning Center.

 

See you at Camp River Bend!

 

Summer Camp FAQ

Where is Camp River Bend held?

Camp is held at River Bend Nature Center located at 2200 3rdStreet, at the corner of Sunset Drive and Third Street. Camp River Bend is an outdoor camp. Camp sessions will be held inside during inclement weather. In the event of severe weather, please contact the River Bend Nature Center office at 940-767-0843.

Where do we drop off and pick up campers?

Camp River Bend is from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm, campers may be dropped off no earlier than 8:15 am and must be picked up no later than 12:15 pm.

4-5-year-old session– Parents or guardians will need to sign their children in and out each day in the Library, located inside the Learning Center. Only parents/guardians/designated adults listed on the camper’s form will be allowed to pick up campers. Please bring a photo ID.

6-12-year-old session– Parents or guardians will need to sign their children in and out each day in the Pavilion, located outside. Only parents/guardians/designated adults listed on the camper’s form will be allowed to pick up campers. Please bring a photo ID.

How do I register a camper and what is the deadline?

Space is limited. Camp River Bend is filled on a first-enrolled basis and may fill up prior to the registration deadline.

Please complete the Camp River Bend Registration form found below. This form along with payment is required for registration, and they are due on or before 5:00 pm on Wednesday before the session you wish to attend. No registrations will be taken after this deadline. The 6-12-year-old group has a maximum of 40 campers, and the 4-5-year-old group has a maximum of 12 campers.

If you wish to fill out a paper copy of the registration form and make your payment in person, hard copy forms are available in the gift shop.

What are the requirements for campers to attend?

Camp River Bend is for ages 4-12.

Campers must be potty trained and will be placed in groups according to ages.

What should the camper bring with them?

During camp, many “make and take” crafts and activities will be made by your child. Please send a backpack with your child to help carry the crafts home each day.

Campers should wear comfortable clothes that could get dirty during creativity and closed-toed shoes. Sunscreen and a hat are good ideas.  We will not be providing insect repellent or sunscreen. Please apply any sunscreen or insect repellent before camper arrives.

Please send a water bottle and snack marked with your child’s name on it.

Anything else I should know?

An adult staff member will supervise camp activities.  We have a staff to camper ratio of approximately 1:10.

 

The gift shop will be available at the end of each day’s camp for purchases.

 

Any questions?  Call River Bend at 767-0843.

What’s RBNC refund policy?

Due to limited space, refunds will not be issued.

Is your child to old to attend camp, but still wants to participate?

Is the online form not letting you submit your information?

The Online Camp Registration Form will not let you submit your form if you are missing a required field. After you try to submit, these fields will be highlighted in red. See below. You must reenter the missing information and reenter the captcha at the bottom of the form and resubmit. Keep in mind the captcha is case sensitive. Successful submission will take you to a PayPal page if you do not have a PayPal account you can check out as a guest using a credit card by clicking that link at the bottom of the PayPal screen. Please give us a call at 940-767-0843 is you have further questions.

 

Click here to download the Summer Camp Information Sheet.

All sections of camp are full, to be added to our waitlist please call 940-767-0843.

Details

Start:
Mon, July 22 @ 8:30 am
End:
Fri, July 26 @ 12:00 pm