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Date:
July 23, 2021
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Watermen's Museum
Address:
309 Water Street
Yorktown, VA 23690
Contact:
757.887.2641
Cost:
$180, including a $50 non-refundable deposit
Archaeology Camp 3
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Environmental Explorer Camp

Friday, July 23, 2021

Make it a summer they’ll always remember by registering your children for this award-winning camp.

What can we do to improve our Chesapeake Bay? Learn to become good stewards by helping to preserve our shared Chesapeake Bay resources. Explore our brackish water environment's animals and plants. Measure the water quality and erosion results. Discuss sea level rise and land subsidence. Investigate solutions such as living shorelines. Study aquaculture and its positive impacts. Explorers will also study and analyze diverse habitats of woodlands, wetlands, dunes, and shallow waters on and near the museum's property. Learn how to analyze samples to research water quality, environmental conditions, and biodiversity from the shore and the pier. Students will develop and test their hypothesis and chart the gathered data. 

Ages: Rising 3rd thru 8th grade. Registration is available until all slots are full. Discounts are available for families with a child or children enrolled in more than a single program session of any type. Each signup earns a free museum family membership for one year.

Due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic—all York County sponsored and partner community events are subject to postponement or cancellation. This includes changes to dates, times, and locations.