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The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced that registration is now open for its 2016 Winter Camp, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 28-29. Ideal for second- through fifth-grade students, the award-winning camp programs at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida combine outdoor adventures, live animal encounters and engaging nature-based activities for the budding environmentalist. Pricing for the camps are $60 per day for Conservancy members and $80 per day for non-members.

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Campers will be taken on a wild escapade, venturing into the unique habitats of Southwest Florida. The two-day camp will feature field trips to explore rich ecosystems, including cypress swamps and mangrove estuaries. Campers will search for alligators, turtles, wading birds and other wondrous wildlife and will learn how these animals adapt to the changing seasons. Children are asked to wear closed-toed shoes and bring a backpack containing lunch and snacks, water bottle, sweatshirt or jacket, bug spray and sunscreen.

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Space is limited for the upcoming camps and is anticipated to fill quickly. To learn more and to register online, visit www.Conservancy.org/Camps.

About the Conservancy of Southwest Florida:

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is a not-for-profit environmental protection organization with a 50-year history focused on the issues impacting the water, land wildlife and future of Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. The Conservancy accomplishes this mission through the combined efforts of its experts in the areas of environmental science, policy, education and wildlife rehabilitation. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, world-class Nature Center and von Arx Wildlife Hospital are headquartered in Naples, Florida, 1495 Smith Preserve Way, south of the Naples Zoo off Goodlette-Frank Road. Learn more about the Conservancy’s work and how to support the quality of life in Southwest Florida www.conservancy.org.