Registration for 2024 Summer Camps

All camps will be held at the Nest Campus. Campers will furnish all snacks and lunch where applicable. Camp t-shirts will be available for $20.00

Monday, June 10th – Thursday, June 13th

Marine MegaFUNa Camp – June 10th – 13th

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising 1st – 3rd 

Teacher: Celeste Rivenbark    Cost – $150

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

Campers will explore the Pelican’s Nest Science Lab and Outdoor Classroom while learning about local marine animals such as manatees, sea turtles, sharks, and dolphins. Each day will consist of fun, hands-on STEAM activities and inquiry-based learning. We can’t wait to “sea” your campers there!

Marine MegaFUNa Camp – June 10th – 13th

Times:  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising 3rd – 5th

Teacher: Celeste Rivenbark    Cost – $150

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

Campers will explore the Pelican’s Nest Science Lab and Outdoor Classroom while learning about local marine animals such as manatees, sea turtles, sharks, and dolphins. Each day will consist of fun, hands-on STEAM activities and inquiry-based learning. We can’t wait to “sea” your campers there!

Monday, June 17th – Thursday, June 20th

Gulf Coast Young Engineers Lego Robotics Camp – June 17th – 20th

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising 4th- 7th 

Teacher: Ceil Striplin   Cost: $250 ($100 deposit due at registration)

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

Campers will build our most popular robotics, models while learning about the mechanical and scientific principles of the transmissions as well as other interesting scientific facts. Students have lots of fun while full engaging their inquiring minds.

To register please email [email protected].

Shark Science Camp – June 17th – 20th

Times:  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising 6th – 8th

Teacher: Celeste Rivenbark    Cost – $150

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

Let’s dive into sharks! Campers will learn about local shark species, shark anatomy, migration, and how scientists study these fin-tastic animals. Campers will explore the Pelican’s Nest Science Lab and Outdoor Classroom, take a trip to Mobile Bay, and even dissect a shark!

**All campers must be able to swim.

Monday, June 24th – Thursday, June 27th

Feathers, Flights, and Feeders – Monday, June 24th – Friday, June 28th

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

*Please note this camp is Monday – Friday

Grades: Rising 1st – 6th

Teacher: Laura Ruth Hunter  Cost: $175

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

Campers will become bird experts by learning birdwatching basics and applying those skills in our outdoor learning spaces. We will also explore how birds take flight and use technology tools to explore migration patterns. Throughout the week, we will incorporate fun art activities to keep the “A” in STEAM and engineer our own bird feeders.

Shark Science Camp – June 24th – 27th

Times:  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising 6th – 8th

Teacher: Celeste Rivenbark    Cost: $150

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

Let’s dive into sharks! Campers will learn about local shark species, shark anatomy, migration, and how scientists study these fin-tastic animals. Campers will explore the Pelican’s Nest Science Lab and Outdoor Classroom, take a trip to Mobile Bay, and even dissect a shark!

**All campers must be able to swim.

Monday, July 8th – Thursday, July 11th

Wonders of the Bay! – July 8th – 11th

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising 1st – 3rd

Teacher: Kacie Hardman and Anne Frost Kennedy  Cost – $150

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

Campers will experience the treasures of growing up on Mobile Bay! Each day campers will walk to the bay to seine, cast net, build forts on the sand and jump from the piers. Campers will also dive into their own wonders of the bay by researching local species and creating Mobile Bay creatures.
**All campers must be able to swim.

Wonders of the Bay! – July 8th – 11th

Times: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising 4th – 6th 

Teacher: Kacie Hardman and Anne Frost Kennedy  Cost: $150

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

Campers will experience the treasures of growing up on Mobile Bay! Each day campers will walk to the bay to seine, cast net, build forts on the sand and jump from the piers. Campers will also dive into their own wonders of the bay by researching local species and creating Mobile Bay creatures.
**All campers must be able to swim.

Monday July 15- Thursday, July 18

Gulf Coast Young Engineers Lego Robotics Camp – July 15th – 18th

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising 4th- 7th 

Teacher: Ceil Striplin  Cost: $250 ($100 deposit due at registration)

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

Campers will build our most popular robotics, models while learning about the mechanical and scientific principles of the transmissions as well as other interesting scientific facts. Students have lots of fun while full engaging their inquiring minds.

To register please email [email protected].

Monday July 22- Thursday, July 25

Down by the Bay Art Camp – July 22nd – 25th

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising K – 4th

Teacher: Shannon Noble Cost: $150

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

This art session fosters personal creative expression, while immersing each one of our young artists in our very own close to home Fairhope bay environment. Students will dabble in multiple techniques of drawing, painting, and collage using the creatures around them as inspiration. Each day we will create one or more art projects, and possibly a bit of daily outdoor habitat exploration, all while having tons of smART fun!

Down by the Bay Art Camp – July 22nd – 25th

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Grades: Rising K – 4th

Teacher: Shannon Noble Cost: $150

Location: Pelican’s Nest Science Lab
108 S. Summit
Fairhope, AL 36532

This art session fosters personal creative expression, while immersing each one of our young artists in our very own close to home Fairhope bay environment. Students will dabble in multiple techniques of drawing, painting, and collage using the creatures around them as inspiration. Each day we will create one or more art projects, and possibly a bit of daily outdoor habitat exploration, all while having tons of smART fun!