june, 2019

26junallday28alldayUT Arboretum Bug Camp 2019


Event Details

BUG CAMP 2019 for children will again be offered at the UT Arboretum Auditorium, 901 S. Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830.


BUG CAMP 2019 will be led by University of Tennessee entomologist, Dr. Jerome Grant, with the “UT Insect Zoo.” The camp, open to rising second through fourth grade students, will be held Wednesday, June 26 to Friday, June 28 from 9:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m. each day. Other ages will be considered as space allows.  Limited to 20 children, the camp tuition is $75 for non-members of the UT Arboretum Society or $60 for members.

For more information and registration, contact Michelle Campanis at 865-483-7277 or mcampani@utk.edu.

At BUG CAMP 2019, the children will get up close and personal with insects. They will learn why we can’t live without insects and about the value of different insects. They will explore the good, the bad and the “buggly” of our relationship with the insect world.

Each participant will have an opportunity to take home and “host” an insect if they choose during the session. Bugs are good, bugs are fun! Come to BUG CAMP 2019 and find out why as we explore insects through bug crafts, nature walks, science activities and the UT Insect Zoo!



june 26 (Wednesday) - 28 (Friday)


UT Arboretum – Oak Ridge

901 S. Illinois Avenue

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