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Learn more about water and what lives in it! Crystal Hartman, from UF’s Fishing For Success program, will lead our adventure as we come face to face with some amazing aquatic invertebrates and fishes.

This camp is water-based so 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.

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.

Camps are designed for children in grades K-6 and their family. Pre-registration is required and closes on August 4.

If you registered for this event when it was planned for July 10, you have been sent an email to confirm the new date. Contact our event organizer if you did not receive this.


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

This event has sold out.

Due to minor flooding  from Hurricane Elsa in the Natural Area Teaching Lab space, this event was rescheduled from July 10 to August 7.

Learn more about our 2021 Family Discovery Camps – Fees, Times and Registration information.


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Name: Amy Hester, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2055



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