Drop Off & Pick-up
ARRIVAL TIME: Between 8:45 and 9 AM. If your child is going to be late or absent, please let us know by calling 949-645-8489 ext. 113.
PICK UP: Little Naturalist Campers will be dropped off and signed in at the Museum building-Sycamore Classroom.
PARKING: Please park in the ENC parking lot. If our lot is full, please park in the NHHS parking lot and walk over.
SIGN-OUT: Please be sure to sign your camper(s) out each day. We will request to see your ID on the first day, or whenever an unfamiliar person picks up your child.
Late Pick-up Policy: Half Day Camp is over each day at 1PM (Full Day Camp is over at 3PM). Please be on time, and if you know you are going to be late, give us a call. A donation of $5 per ea. 15 minutes late is suggested.
Absences & Dress Code
ABSENCES: If your child will be late or absent, notify ENC staff by the morning of the absence.
CLOTHING: Little Naturalist Campers must be potty-skilled and need to bring an extra pair of clothing and shoes on the first day of camp for the week. Sunscreen needs to be applied before campers arrive each morning. Full day campers will have sunscreen provided by ENC reapplied for the afternoon with a signed Sunscreen Application form. If a specific sunscreen brand is preferred, families will provide that each day of camp.
Snack & Lunch Break
Little Naturalist campers will bring lunch and snacks daily to camp. Please pack your child’s snacks in separate containers, labeled with your child’s name.
The ENC is committed to diverting 95% or more of its waste from the landfill. Please review our Zero Waste Policy prior to visiting the Center.
To further clarify, the following items are not allowed onto ENC property:
Campers must respect all human, animal, and plant life in the Center. Campers that physically abuse another camper, or an animal while at the ENC, will be dismissed from camp immediately. No exceptions to the policy will be allowed. The ENC encourages parents to support the Center’s Behavior Policy so that all campers will have a safe, fun, and educational experience at ENC Nature Camp.