Coastal Junior Naturalist Program

Camden County Extension is offering the first ever Coastal Junior Naturalist Program for students ages 11-15 who are interested in learning about coastal resources. This 5 day program is limited to 18 students and will be held July 17th – 21st.

To find more information about this camp you may 912-576-3219.




When:  July 17-21

Who:  Ages 11-15

Cost:  $50

Class Times: Times vary slightly by site location, but generally 8-4 or longer

Transportation: Drop off/pick up locations:

Camden County Library
1410 GA-40
Kingsland, GA 31548
(participant limit at this location is 9)


McIntosh Extension Office
601 North Way
Darien, GA 31305
(participant limit at this location is 9)


Program Details:

  • Participants will need to bring their own lunches and beverages each day.
  • Dress appropriately for the weather, will be outdoors all day. Sunscreen, bug spray, closed-toe shoes and a hat are recommended.
  • A moderate amount of walking is required in this course, and most of each day will be spent outdoors in the heat.
  • Participants will travel to various locations throughout Coastal Georgia to learn about forestry, fisheries, wildlife, prescribed fire and our coastal ecosystems.
    • Sites include: UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant; Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge; Altama Wildlife Management Area; Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve and Cumberland Island National Seashore.
  • Participants will learn from professionals in these fields, and will have an opportunity to learn about the different careers available in natural resources.
  • Five day program is offered for $50, thanks to a generous donation from Coastal WildScapes. Attendance at all classes is required, except for significant & unforeseen emergencies.
  • This program is limited to 18 students – please see drop off and pick up locations. Due to transportation seating, only 9 students can be transported from each drop off / pick up location.