Raptor Rookies Camp

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Campers make a shelter and take a rest from hiking. Photo by Jayna Saltrick.

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Is your child new to the raptor game? This virtual camp is for the young raptor novice who wants to dive into the world of raptors and birds of prey. Your camper will get to interact with all the different raptors our center has to offer and participate in home-based outdoor activities. Campers will also meet the reptiles that live at Latta Nature Center, experience birds screen to beak and enjoy different activities throughout the week. What a way to get your budding environmentaist excited about raptors and their habitats!


Virtual Raptor Rookies, June 15-19 (Ages 7-9) REGISTER HERE
Virtual Raptor Rookies, June 22-26 (Ages 7-9) REGISTER HERE

Please email Carol Crabtree with questions.

RAPTOR ROOKIES DAILY SCHEDULE (subject to changes as we learn about the participant group)

Birds and Beaks




Tree Day

Be a Trainer

Team Nature

Raptor Food Prep
Help Feed Birds
Pine Cone Feeder
Animal Highlight (non raptors)
Beak Activity
Meet a Bird
Game Time!
Afternoon Outdoor Activity Instructions

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Tour of Hospital
Flight Cage
Recycling Video
Bird Trail Scavenger Hunt
Meet a Bird
Enrichment Time
Afternoon Outdoor Activity Instructions

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Meet a Bird
Animal Highlight (nonraptors)
Tree Cookie 
Flight Demo
Owl Pellet
Plant a Seed!
What plans need
Afternoon Outdoor Activity Instructions

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Animal Highlight (nonraptors)
Animal Adaptations
Training Session
Paint with Vultures
Health Checks
Rehab Video
Afternoon Outdoor Activity Instructions

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Vulture Vomit
Walk with Llalla
Feather Worksheet
Latta Nature Video
Outside Survival
How did camp go? Favorite parts?Virtual party

Additional Details

  • Raptor Rookies Camp sessions are $100 a week per session
  • Each Camper will be mailed an Adventure Box filled with camp activities.
    • Additional boxes for siblings are available for $50/each. 

For more details, please read our Camp FAQs HERE.

Camp starts promptly at 8:00 am and ends at noon. Campers will be issued a Zoom address that is non-tranferrable. Afternoon activities will be provided for more outside fun.

Cancellation Policy

Because of the unusual nature of the circumstances of COVID-19 affecting summer camps in 2020, CRC is offering the following options for campers already registered for these camps:

1) Transfer camp registration fee to cover two online camp weeks.

2) Transfer camp registration fee to cover one online camp week and 18 month family membership.

3) Convert camp fee to a tax deductible charitable donation.

4) Full refund to be processed 30 days after scheduled camp date.