Born to be Wild in Nature! O.S.O. Guardians Summer Youth Camp

Register Today For Our Weekly Nature Camp!

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve is offering five weeks of O.S.O. Guardians Nature Camp for children ages 5-11 this summer from June 11–August 9, 2019! Participants will Observe Science Outdoors by exploring our local environment through outdoor exploration, nature crafts, activities, and more! The camps will run Monday through Friday, from 9am-12pm with a field trip each Thursday to a local site!

Coastal Chronicles Teen Camp is a brand-new summer program designed for children ages 11-15 from July 15-19. Campers will create nature documentaries using provided electronics during field trips to local aquatic sites. Field trips include kayaking Mustang Island State Park, exploring Texas State Aquarium, beachcombing Padre Island National Seashore and fishing at TPWD/CCA Fish Hatchery. Camp will run daily from 8:15am-12:15pm.

All participants will receive a t-shirt, nature journal, water bottle and backpack on their first day of camp. For more information, go to or call (361) 826-3311.

REGISTER ONLINE now at Registration will remain open until each weekly camp is full. The cost for each camp is $99 per camp, per child.

O.S.O. Guardians Weekly Camp Schedule:

Backyard Explorers on June 17-21 for Ages 5-7                                                

Field Trip to South Texas Botanical Gardens

Junior Anglers on June 24-28 for Ages 8-10

Field Trip to TPWD/CCA Fish Hatchery                             

I Spy Wildlife on July 8-12 for Ages 5-7

Field Trip to TPWD/CCA Fish Hatchery                                 

Nature Trackers! on July 29-August 2 for Ages 8-10

Field Trip to Texas State Aquarium

Water Safari on August 5-9 for Ages 5-7

Field Trip to Padre Island National Seashore                                                        

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call (361) 826-3311 at least 48 hours in advance.

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality, affordable, enrichment programs for all ages and interests. For more information about the wide variety of programs and services offered by the department, visit We invite everyone to Live. Learn. Play! 

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