Environmental Science Series: Habitat Discovery Mini Holiday Camp


Tue, Dec 27 - Thu, Dec 29, 2022


8:30 AM - 12:00 PM


Keystone Kidspace

10 East Hamilton Avenue
York, PA 17401

Free parking is available in the Smalls Field parking lot across from our main entrance on East Hamilton Avenue. Note that ballpark patrons will be parking in that lot as well - just let the attendants know that you will be visiting Keystone Kidspace

  Age Range

Ages 8 +

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Spend part of your holiday break learning about habitats from around the globe. Dive deep into the ocean and learn about bioluminescent creatures, giant eyed squid, and deep diving whales. Travel to South America and find birds that spend their summers in the United States but make their way to the warm tropical rainforest for the winter. Explore the Chesapeake Bay, the watershed we live in, and learn about creatures that you could see in your watery backyard. Participants will spend their days exploring these habitats and others through hands-on activities, games, crafts and more! 

Speaker: Lauren Fauth

Lauren Fauth

Lauren Fauth joined the National Aquarium in May 2012 and currently holds the position of Manager of Education Programs, she oversees school programs both in the Aquarium building and at schools, homeschool programming, teacher professional development and summer camp programs. Lauren’s passion is to bring students into new experiences to foster a connection with the marine (or terrestrial) world. She is always looking for new ways to provide opportunities to both students and teachers to become engaged with the outdoors. Prior to coming to the National Aquarium, she worked in North Carolina at two of the North Carolina State Aquariums where she gained her love of teaching environmental science. She also works/volunteers at Nixon Park Nature Center, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and Make A Wish. When not working, Lauren can be found hanging out with her husband, daughter, and dogs (both resident and foster) most of the time exploring nature!