Camp: Emerald Necklace Camp
Program Type(s): Families
Age(s): Elementary, Teens
Thank you to all of the camp participants for making our first year such a success! Emerald Necklace Camp will return in 2014. Information will be available in February.
Youth, ages 11–14 will explore the Zoo and take field trips to other areas of Cleveland Metroparks to hike, canoe, learn the basics of golf, and more!
Campers will visit Look About Lodge, Garfield Park Nature Center, Seneca Golf Course, Hinckley Reservation, and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Campers will leave from and return to the Zoo for drop off and pick up each day.
- Look About Lodge: campers will explore the pond, river, and meadow through activities including pond dipping, insect netting, and river exploration for macro invertebrates.
- Garfield Park Nature Center: campers will explore the forest and creeks while hiking with a Cleveland Metroparks naturalist.
- Seneca Golf Course: golf instruction, etiquette, rules, and play.
- Hinckley Reservation: campers will visit the Floating Water Lab, Voyager canoe, and spend time kayaking.
- Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: campers will tour behind the scenes, meet animals up close, and tour animal exhibits.
Emerald Necklace Camp will return in 2014. Information will be available in February.