Montezuma summer camp

Summer campers enjoying a leisurely paddle on Cayuga Lake.

SAVANNAH — There are still spaces available for Montezuma Audubon Center’s summer camps.

Children ages 11 to 15 will explore the birds, other wildlife and habitats around the 50,000-acre Montezuma Wetlands Complex through fun, interactive and educational day camps that run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Space is limited and registration is required. For more information, call (315) 365-3588 or email To download summer camp registration forms, visit

Bowhunter and Trapper Summer Camp July 15 to 19

Bowhunter and Trapper Summer Camp participants will learn from state Department of Environmental conservation officers and Audubon educators to earn their bowhunter and trapper education certificates through hands-on learning and outdoor experiences. Activities will include trail camera monitoring, a trip to Heritage Outdoor Sports for target practice, canoeing around muskrat habitats, and field dressing lessons. Campers will be given the course manuals and workbooks prior to camp. Fee: $150

Fisheries Camp July 22 to 26

Fisheries Camp participants will learn from state Department of Environmental Conservation biologists about safe fishing practices through hands-on and fun experiences while fishing for trout, panfish, bass and more around the Finger Lakes Region. Activities will include a trip to Powder Mills Park, canoeing around the Montezuma Wetlands Complex, invasive species management projects, fly fishing demonstrations and a trip to Savannah Dhu. Fee: $150

Montezuma Unplugged Camp Aug. 5 to 9

Montezuma Unplugged Camp participants will leave their electronics at home and explore the Montezuma Wetlands Complex’s habitats and wildlife through hiking, canoeing, navigating and other outdoor activities. Montezuma is one of the largest and most important conservation projects in the Northeast United States. Audubon educators will lead participants around the Complex’s forests, wetlands, grasslands, waterways, and the birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians that thrive here. Fee: $150

The Montezuma Audubon Center is at 2295 Route 89, Savannah; just 10 minutes north of the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.

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