Wesley's Island Eco Camp
Presented by Stella's Eco Stars with support from St. Lucie County ERD and the Oxbow Eco-Center
Wesley’s Island Eco Camp is an immersive learning program in which youth are engaged in environmental studies, restoration and stewardship of the Indian River Lagoon. Our goals are to increase environmental knowledge, awareness of issues, and choices that can be made to reduce impacts on natural resources.
Students will learn about how they are a part of the environment and not separate from it. They will understand how nature is important for our physical and mental health, and how important it is for our very survival. Campers will gain an appreciation for the Lagoon’s intrinsic value, respect for all living things, and a sense of responsibility and stewardship.
Why THIS island?
Wesley’s Island (27º27’ 54” N, 80º 18’ 58”W) is part of the Central Indian River Lagoon Basin Management Plan, and aligns St. Lucie County habitat restoration and water quality improvement goals. It is also part of the Department of Environmental Protection, Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserves (IRLAP) program and enhancement goals. The aquatic and terrestrial regions surrounding this Island will also be utilized.
Last Summer's camp was awesome! We hope to see you this summer.