What is Dino Camp?
It is a fun, interactive, educational camp that introduces students to Fossils and Paleontology. The camps will include classroom instruction, field trips and computer-based activities.
When & Where?
Camp will run Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm at the Tumbler Ridge Campus located in the back of the high school (behind the Medical Center/Hospital). Students must bring a waste-free lunch and daily water supply.
Dino Camp features activities like:
Team building and educational based games.
Exploration of birds and dinosaurs.
Field trips to Flatbed Creek and Wolverine River track sites, swimming (weather permitting).
Simulated excavation and skeletal recreation.
Guest lectures, where possible.
Classroom instruction on dinosaur theory, geology, palaeontology history, fossil hunters, and identification and preparation of fossils.
Making a plaster cast of replicas of footprints or teeth.
Tee-shirts and graduation certificates.
The educational material will be based on ?geological time? and scientific concepts of palaeontology, evolution, geology and deep time.
Triceratops Mini-Camps – $ 90
2-day camp for children ages 6 – 8
Camp 1 – August 2nd & 3rd – Full
Camp 2 – August 4th & 5th – Full
Camp 3 – August 8th & 9th – Full
Camp 4 – August 10th & 11th – Only 2 Seats Left
Raptor Camps – $ 210
5-day camp for children ages 8 – 13
Camp 7 ? August 8th ? 12th – Only 8 Seats Left
Camp 8 ? August 22nd ? 26th – Only 2 Seats Left
Tyrannosaur Camps – $ 210
This Camp is for Raptor graduates
Camp 4 ? August 22nd – 26th – Only 4 Seats Left
Pterosaur Camps – $ 210
This camp is for Tyrannosaur graduates
Camp 2 – August 15th – 19th – Only 8 Seats Left
Ankylosaur Camp – $ 210
NEW Camp for Adults
Camp 1 ? August 15th -19th – Only 14 Seats Left
For more information phone the Northern Lights College 242-5591
Applications can be completed in person or online at www.nlc.bc.ca/trce