• sun setting over the gorge

    New River Gorge

    National River West Virginia

Science Youth Nature Camp

ranger with students

SYNCing Youth With Nature is a day camp that engages 5th and 6th grade students in a series of hands-on activities to explore and learn about the natural world.

students with a ranger examining aquatic organisms

Where: Grandveiw at the New River Gorge National River

When: Sign up for one week:
April 15, 16 & 17 (spring break)
June 17, 18 & 19 (summer)

Time: 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. daily

Who: 5th and 6th grade students (first 60 students/camp accepted)

Pick up/Drop off: A FREE bus will pick students up each day at a local school in Raleigh County.

Lunch: Students need to pack their own lunch and snacks each day. Water and lemonade will be provided.

Clothing: Students will be outside all day.
* Bring sunscreen
* Dress for the weather.
* Closed-toed shoes required
* No flip flops or sandles

This program is FREE. There is no cost for students to attend!

For more information contact Mark Bollinger at 304-640-8731; e-mail us

Download an application


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