Selected Community Events
Summer Camps at Burpee Museum!
Burpee Museum of Natural History
Are you ready to make this your most memorable summer yet? Burpee is offering a variety of camps and activities for all ages and interest!
Animal Adventures (Must be at least 9 years old)
Learn about Burpee's LIVE collection!
Morning's at the Museum (Ages 4-6)
For the younger set with an interest in nature.
Explorer Camp (Camps for ages 6-9 & 10-14)
Explore all things "Natural History" inside and outside
I Heart Art (Camps for ages 6-9 and 9-14)
Expand and unfold your creative world through artistic-exposure and hands-on experience!
Discover Fabulous Fossils (Camps for ages 6-9, 8-12 & 10-14)
Check out the jaw-dropping fossils in Burpee's new exhibit, Snapshots in Time!
Sheila Rawlings, 815.965.3433 x1002, Sheila.Rawlings@burpee.org
TV Broadcasting Summer Camp
Northern Illinois University
Are you curious about the world around you? Do you have a sense of adventure? Do you want to be on television?
Here is your chance! At TV Broadcasting Camp you'll learn what it is like to be a real news anchor, in an actual newsroom. Learn how to write, shoot, anchor, and edit a full news package.
You will work with experienced journalists, media producers, and news directors while developing writing and production skills. You will leave camp with a DVD to showcase your work to family and friends.
Campers will experience:
Writing for News
Uncovering News Stories/Leads
Conducting Live Interviews
Operating a Cameria while utilizing Professional Production Techniques
Editing Video with Avid Software
Residential campers $575 ($625 after July 3, 2015); returning LA&S Academic Summer campers, multiple campers from the same household, or NIU employees are eligible for an additional $25 discount on request. Campers must be entering grades 9-12.
For more information contact College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming: call 815-753-5200 or e-mail LASEP@niu.edu
Wyalusing State Park 13801 State Park Ln, Bagley, WI 53801
Join us for Wisconsin’s first summer camp for grownups brought to you by Unplugged Events.
Step off the grid! Leave your cell phones at the door! It's time for a revolutionary vacation. It's time for summer camp.
Meet new people, try new things, and escape the ordinary. Enjoy a host of tech-free activities during the day; sing songs and eat s'mores around the campfire with your new friends at night.
At Camp Iwanabreak, we will create a community where salaries and job titles don't matter, and individuality, real life experiences, and pure, unadulterated fun reign supreme.
Come celebrate friendships, the great outdoors, and life in the present. Discover what a weekend unplugged can do for you.
To learn more visit our website at http://www.campiwanabreak.org
Unplugged Events, (608) 313-4106,