Young bird lovers, sign up for Ornithological Camp!
HERE IS AN INVITATION TO ALL THE SLOVENE YOUNG ORNITHOLOGISTS!
If you want to improve your knowledge about birds, have fun with your peers and mentors and spend a week with them on the beautiful Lake Cerknica, this camp is definitely the real thing for you.
Photo Dejan Bordjan
The Youth Ornithological Research Camp “Bobnarica” (Eurasian Bittern) is organized by DOPPS-Birdlife Slovenia and Notranjska Regional Park as a LIFE Stržen project activity. It will take place in the park area, from Sunday 27 June to Sunday 4 July 2021. The participants will be divided into 5 working groups, each led by experienced mentors – ornithologists. There will be a maximum of 4 participants per group and each group will focus on a specific topic. In addition to more in-depth ones, there will also be groups for those who are just entering the world of birds. Camp “Bobnarica” is intended for children from 10 to 18 years of age.
Eurasian Bittern bird. Photo: Alen Ploj.
The children will be staying and sleeping in Zelška koča hat. They will start off for an adventure early each morning, right after breakfast. One group will study and look for specific birds, the other will observe meadow birds and butterflies, each group will have its own task for a day. The afternoons will be spent on trips to different places of the area.
Are you interested? How do you sign up? Let us know about it as soon as possible by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you back an application form. Registrations are open until 15 May 2021 or until all the places are filled. For more information, call 051 636 224 or write to e-mail address listed above.
Last year we were forced to cancel the camp due to the COVID-19 epidemic, but this year we hope that we will be able to carry it out smoothly.
Children at the 2018 camp on a trip to Rakov Škocjan. Photo by Dejan Bordjan