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Tweets and squawks and chirps! Join us and ornithologists (bird experts) Gina and Adam Kent from the Avian Research and Conservation Institute to explore Florida’s fine, feathered friends in the wild. Have fun exploring, tracking and observing birdlife.

We’re hosting weekend Family Discovery Camps this July. Explore the natural world with scientists and Museum staff in this outdoor experience for the whole family. Discover how scientists work in the field and learn how to use the tools of science yourself.

Wear appropriate footwear and clothes that can get dirty or wet! We will be heading outdoors to explore the University of Florida Natural Area Teaching Laboratory.

Camps are designed for children in grades K-6 and their family. Pre-registration is required and closes on July 15.


  • $12 for non-members and $10 for members, per participant
  • Sign-up begins May 21 for members and July 1 for non-members

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Name: Amy Hester, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2055

Email: ahester@flmnh.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

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