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Do something wild this Winter Break! Join us for an immersive nature camp that gets kids outside and learning about the environment in a fun, safe way. Led by a Florida Master Naturalist and experienced Educators, your kids will experience a true wild education.

 

Campers will:

  • Go exploring for treasures in the forest

  • Search for sharks teeth along the beach

  • Learn how to create and cook with a fire

  • Learn basic survival skills such as using a compass

  • Create pirate crafts such as building a boat

  • Make science and chemistry experiments

  • Meet friends, sing songs, and have fun!

 

Drop-off: Drop off will be at 9am at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park. After registration you will be given the Pavilion number. Please provide this at the gate to enter the park. There is a $5 fee to enter the park for both pickup and drop off. Please email info@jaxdragonfly.org for information on having this fee reimbursed. Follow the directions given to the pavilion to sign in your child.

 

Please send your camper with a backpack that includes the following:

  • Towel

  • Change of clothes

  • Water bottle

  • Sunscreen (we will also have sunscreen available)

  • Bagged lunch (gluten free snacks will be provided)

 

Pick-up: Pickup begins at 3:00 pm. There is a $5 fee to enter the park for both pickup and drop off. Please email info@jaxdragonfly.org for information on having this fee reimbursed.

 

Jax Dragonfly Academy designs and implements programs based on enrollment. We invest in program planning, site licenses, equipment and other costs before the program begins. These expenses cannot be recovered in the event of a cancellation. When considering a cancellation, please be aware and respectful of our policies and commitment to facilitating quality programs.

 

Behavior: Participants are expected to honor the Dragonfly Academy’s Code of Conduct. We reserve the right to dismiss a participant whose behaviour is out of line with this Code of Conduct in a way that puts themselves or others at risk. No refund will be issued for dismissals.

 

Weather: Programs run rain or shine. We don’t provide refunds for days missed due to weather. All participants should come to programs with weather-appropriate clothing and related gear. In the event that extreme weather jeopardizes the health and safety of participants and staff, the Dragonfly Academy may choose to cancel or reschedule the session.

Park access: Jax Dragonfly Academy operates in public parks. In very rare circumstances where access to the park has been restricted without notice, programs may be cancelled if an alternative location can not be secured. Credits will be issued.

Low enrollment: Jax Dragonfly Academy reserves the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment.  A full refund will be issued.

 

Circumstances beyond our control/force majeure: The Dragonfly Academy will determine whether a refund is warranted.

 

Other refunds and credits: We can provide a 50% refund for requests made prior to December 15. After this time, no refunds will be provided. 

 

All cancellations must be requested in writing by emailing info@jaxdragonfly.org.

We reserve the right to cancel a program or change a program’s duration, price or location. You will be notified via email of any changes to programs you are registered for.

 

Special Needs: We do our very best to provide a positive environment for all our participants. If a participant requires special accommodations, please elaborate on these as much as possible in their application. Our team will be in touch to further discuss how we can best provide support. If participants with special needs require more support than we are able to provide and this information is not as part of the application process, participation in the program may not be possible.

Allergies/Medications: Please inform JDA in writing of any allergies or medications that your child needs during the camp. Your child must be able to administer medication to themselves. JDA staff is not able to provide or administer any medication to your child. All medication, including anti-hystamines, pain relievers, etc. must be labeled with your child's name in a plastic bag and checked in with a JDA staff member upon arrival.

 

Special Circumstances: Parents and guardians are required to inform the Jax Dragonfly Academy in writing of any special circumstances which may affect the child’s ability to participate fully and within the guidelines of acceptable behavior, including, but not limited to, any serious behavioral problems or special circumstances regarding psychological, medical, or physical conditions.

 

After registration you will be given a full list of what to bring, and what to expect. Parents are welcome to stop by at anytime during the camp. If you are a parent and wish to be a chaperone, please contact us for further details.

Winter Eco Camp

Dates

December 20-21, 2021

Times

9am - 3pm

Pricing

Cost        $89 per student

Includes both days of Eco Camp

Location

Katheryn Abbey

Hanna Park