At-Home Summer Nature Camp eCurriculum from A Natural Nester and Friends


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The At-Home Summer Nature Camp ecurriculum from A Natural Nester is available for pre-order.  I”m honored to be a small part of this ecurriculum as a contributor and the kids and I are looking forward to participating this Summer.

This ecurriculum is based on creator Liz of A Natural Nester”s own “camp mom” tradition with her kids and the program is packed with a whole Summer”s worth of ideas and inspiration for you and your family.

8 Weeks of Backyard Summer Fun

The curriculum, available for download on May 20th, is a full-color PDF that can be read on a computer screen or tablet, or printed out.

Created for kids ages 5 to 11, though the program could be easily adapted for kids of all ages.  There are over eight weeks of  kid-friendly lessons, outdoor activities, arts and crafts, recipes, field trip ideas, and more.

The program is also designed to be flexible and a good fit with your family”s schedule and surroundings.  The weekly materials can be implemented in any order you desire, during any week of the summer (or during the rest of the year).  The materials are yours to use in a way that works best for your family.


What”s Included?

Your At-Home Summer Nature Camp eCurriculum provides 8 weekly themes that will help your children discover and enjoy the natural world around them.
An Edible Garden ~ The Night Sky ~ At the Beach 
 A Spot in the Shade ~ Ponds & Frogs
Rain, Rain ~ Wildflowers & Bees ~ Sun Fun

For the weekly themes you”ll receive:

  • kid-friendly lesson to share with your children about the weekly theme.
  • Engaging activities & projects for both the indoors and outdoors such as Batik Star Maps, a Shadow Sundial, a Farmer”s Market Scavenger Hunt, and more.
  • Kid-approved recipes & kitchen projects including Herbal Lemonade, Farm-Fresh Egg Salad, a Honey Popcorn Planets, and more.
  • Fun and affordable field trip ideas, such as Visit a Honey Bee Farm, Ride a City Bus, Take a Puddle Walk, and more.
  • Step-by-step arts & crafts tutorials, including Raindrop Watercolor Painting, Icarus Myth Peg Dolls, Fruit & Veggie Stamping, and more.
  • Theme-related book & media suggestions to explore and enjoy.


Your Camp Counselors

I”m honored to be a small part of this fun project as a contributor and an affiliate.  I”m in some fantastic company, as you can see:

It was fun to have a small part in the creation of this program and I”m personally excited to see the whole thing when it is released and available for download on May 20th.

My kids and I will be participating in this At-Home Summer Nature Camp and we can”t wait to get started!


Available for Pre-Order now!  The At-Home Summer Nature Camp eCurriculum will be available on May 20th, however you can pre-order your family”s copy now.  Head over to A Natural Nester to learn more and make your purchase.

About Kara

Kara Fleck is the editor of Simple Kids. She is a small town mama, writer, knitter, bookworm, and hooligan. Kara lives in Indiana with her husband Christopher and their four children Jillian, Max, Lucy, and Amelia. You can find more of her writing at

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  1. I am very interested in something like this. As a mom with kids in school, I feel a little stressed and anxious before summer comes. How am I going to keep my kids engaged six days a week? Having some structure and ideas ready to go would definitely be a worthwhile investment!
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  2. Valerie says:

    Is any of it educational?

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