Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Philip Olson, who is a hobbyist collector of insects, talks to a group of kids at Nature Camp at Catalina State Park on Monday morning about spiders, wasps and scorpions. The camp included hikes, games, nature education, crafts, archery and speakers.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Cialyn Floyd, 6, works on an arts and crafts project during Nature Camp, which will continue through the end of this week.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, To combat "nature deficit disorder," the Oro Valley Parks and Recreation Department put together Nature Camp at Catalina State Park this week. During the week-long camp, Ian Ingle, 11, left, and Bailey Watts, 12, went for a hike along the nature trail with a group of other kids in search of insects.
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