Biomimicry in the Wild (overnight)

Make new discoveries this summer at ACES! You and your fellow adventurers will investigate biomimicry, nature’s architects, natural materials, and more during this week-long class. Uncover mysteries of the natural world through investigations, field exploration, and expert knowledge. We will start the week by constructing our own Research Toolkit with the goal of becoming an expert research team, ready to take on any challenge! Get ready to observe, document, discover, and interpret the world around you by gathering data to increase your knowledge of nature. 

Overnight Details:
Monday-Tuesday: 9:30am – 3:30pm at Hallam Lake
Wednesday: Meet at the Hallam Lake parking lot at 10am ready for the overnight
Friday: Return to the Hallam Lake parking lot at 12pm.

Scholarship & Camp Information

What To Bring:

Pack a backpack with snack, lunch, reusable water bottle, rain jacket, warm layer, change of clothes, sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses. Please remember to label everything. Wear appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toed shoes - no open-toe sandals! Optional- closed-toed shoes/sandles for water exploration. Please leave electronics, candy, and toys at home.

How To Get There:

Please walk, bike, bus, or carpool to ACES at Hallam Lake whenever possible! Parking is extremely limited and alternate transportation is fun and saves the planet.

BIKE BOARD CHALLENGE: Fill out a Bike Board Card and add a sticker every time you come to Hallam Lake in something other than your own car. Bike Board participants are entered to win great prizes all summer long including local gift certificates, bike accessories, and more. 

PARKING LOT: Limited parking is available for Hallam Lake visitors only. Please park efficiently. Drop-off overflow parking for Hallam Lake programs is available in the West End (2 hour free parking) with an easy walk down the stairs to the center. We are an IDLE FREE community. 


Wildlife, Science and Hiking


Next Date:

Monday, August 3 - 9:30am to Friday, August 7 - 3:30pm


Non-member price:
Member price:


5th , 6th , 7th and 8th

Spots Available:

  • Class maximum: 10
  • Spots available: 10
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