Reminder: Ozark Naural Science Center summer camps

ozarkscience.jpgJust wanted to remind you that nwaMotherlode sponsor Ozark Natural Science Center (in Madison County) has some wonderful camps this summer. If your child or teenager loves the great outdoors or you’d like to separate them from their electronics, this private, non-profit environmental education center is your kind of scene. They also have some camps for families this summer.

ONSC offers year-round programming and their misssion is to enhance the understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of the Ozark natural environment.

This summer there are seven camps specifically designed for campers age 8-17 plus two new programs for families.  All programs incorporate activities at the center, ecology lessons and field experiences in the Ozarks with safety as a top priority. 


  • Fledgling Naturalists      ages 8-9       August 6-8       $275
  • Junior Naturalists I        ages 10-11   July 12-15        $400
  • Junior Naturalists II       ages 10-11   July 22-25        $400
  • Senior Naturalists          ages 12-14   June 16-20       $500  Session 1
  •                                                        June 28-July 2  $500  Session 2
  • Field Expeditions*          ages 14-17   June 8-13         $650
  • Ozark Underground*      ages 14-17   June 22-27       $650
  • Buffalo River Escape      families        July 9-12          $400/$200 child
  • Family Naturalists          families        July 16-19        $400/$200 child

*** Special registration required

 Go check out the ONSC webiste or call (479) 789-2754 to decide which camp is the right fit for your child or family. (Click on the ONSC ad to go straight to their site.)