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Local Student’s Naturalist Career Shadow Project a Success!

Interested in learning what it’s like to be a Naturalist at the ENC? Sara Wong loved her career shadow experience with the ENC, where she worked with our Naturalists after school for her middle school’s Science Fair. Sara’s project, entitled “The Environment Is Where We All Meet”, documented her experience, as she learned about the…

Calling all Picassos!

Calling all Picassos! Students ages 9 to 12 are invited to join in the fun at the next After School Artist: Color Workshop on June 26th, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Come learn some basic color techniques from Raymond Otis, the Artist Laureate of Newport Beach. The class will offer a great art lesson for beginners, as…

Native Milkweed Plants Can Save Monarch Population

Every November, 33 million monarch butterflies migrate up to 2,800 miles to Mexico for their winter hibernation, escaping the freezing winter temperatures in the United States. For several months, they’ll take shelter in oyamel fir trees, returning to the very same tree every year. However, in recent years, scientists have noticed the monarch population to…

Calling all Ravens!

Calling all Ravens: This summer, the ENC will be hosting a new and unique camp for 7th and 8th graders called Order of the Raven. It will be taking place from July 7-17, from 9am-3pm. This eight day-long experience is an opportunity for students to learn life skills, get in touch with their innate capacity for contribution,…

Summer is coming… Summer Nature Camp, that is!

On June 30, the Environmental Nature Center (ENC) will begin its 37th year of Summer Nature Camp for children entering Kindergarten through 8th grade! This year’s Summer Nature Camp is divided into eight week-long sessions. Weekly themes include Nature Play, Time Travelers, Time Travelers, Outdoor Creativity, Science Safari, Mad Science, Earth Heroes, Outdoor Adventure, and…

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