Camp Brookgreen provides one-week activities with an emphasis on connections to the natural world, animals, and art. Summer fun and educational enrichment at Brookgreen Gardens include hands-on activities, zoo and garden exploration, live animal encounters, crafts, games, stories, projects and more. Registration for Camp Brookgreen begins March 16 for members of the gardens and March 23 for guests. Please call (843) 235-6049 to register or visit www.brookgreen.org for more information. The dates, themes, and fees for Camp Brookgreen are:
- K-1st graders: June 15-19 (“Fur, Feathers, and Scales”) and 22-26 (“Plant-astic!); Registration for Members: $85 Non-members; $100; Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- Arts Camp for 6th and 7th graders: June 29 – July 2; (“Let the Sun Shine In – an exploration of light in artwork”) Registration for Members: $130; Non-members: $150; Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m
- 2nd -3rd graders: July 6-10 (“Animal Adaptations”) and 13-17 (“You Choose the Adventure”) Registration is $160 for Members, $185 for Non-members, and the time is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- 4th-5th graders: July 20-24 (“Junior Zookeeper”) and 27-31 (“Environmental Super Heroes”) Registration is $160 for Members, $185 for Non-members, and the time is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Brookgreen Gardens, a National Historic Landmark and non-profit organization, is located on U.S. 17 between Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island, South Carolina, and is open to the public daily. For more information, www.brookgreen.org or call 843-235-6000.