Summer nature camps scheduled at Wildcat Hills
Children are invited to participate in a variety of nature encounters in the Wildcat Hills of western Nebraska south of Gering.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is sponsoring four camps for children pre-kindergarten through the sixth grade. Children will learn about the natural world at Wildcats Hills through nature hikes, journaling and hands-on activities.
The camps are:
• Creepy Crawlies, for pre-kindergarten children ages 3-5 accompanied by a parent or guardian, is June 1 from 9-11:30 a.m.
• Little Bobcats, for students who just completed kindergarten and first grade, is June 7-8 from 9-11:30 a.m. • Wildcat Explorers, for students who just finished the second and third grades, is June 14-16 from 9 a.m.-noon.
• Trees of Nebraska, for students who just finished the fourth through sixth grades, is June 28-30 from 9 a.m.-noon.
Advance registration and payment are required and some camps have enrollment limits. Registration forms are available at the nature center, located south of Gering.
For more information, contact the Wildcat Hills Nature Center at (308) 436-3777 or