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Bird Research in Action!

Bird Research in Action! Bring your group staying at Cape Cod Sea Camps to the Wellfleet Bay’s Wildlife Sanctuary to see live birds at their Bird Banding Research Station.   What is Bird Banding? Once a bird is captured in one of our 24 mist nets, a series of data is collected from the bird, and it is given a small aluminum “anklet” with a unique number, much like a fingerprint. It is the only bird in the world now wearing that ID number! Banding can reveal how, and where, migrant songbirds are using habitats to stop and refuel. This […]

Disconnect to Reconnect at Cape Cod Sea Camps

Phone Vacation A new craze is starting to form in the United States and this is a special vacation. It is not a vacation to an exotic destination or to visit family and friends. This vacation is a break from phones and other tech devices. There are many reasons people have decided to take a step back from their phones and these reasons can be very beneficial to an overall healthier life and mindset. Here are some of the reasons, thoughts and benefits of why people are taking steps back from their phones: Promotes a work-life balance When people are […]

Going Alfresco-Benefits of bringing your group outside at Cape Cod Sea Camps

Going Alfresco As the seasons change, the daylight switches from the long days of summer to the short grey days of winter, our motivation to step outside seems to dwindle. During the cold/ grey months, we often forget about the importance of carving out time to step outside and take in the sunshine. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American spends 93% of their time indoors and as individuals get older, they are less inclined to spend time outdoors. 8 With this sobering statistic, it is important to understand the benefits and reasons why it is important […]

What are the benefits of taking students on an Outdoor Education trip?

In todays world, children spend an average of 6 hours in front of a screen instead of outside enjoying the fresh air, being active and curiously exploring this amazing planet we get to call home. Many kids today, have not played outside until the street lights came on, chased lightening bugs like maniacs, or even made the biggest wish on a dandelion flower. One of the best ways to introduce kids to the outdoors, even if they do not get to experience it often in their home life, is by offering a school outdoor education trip. These trips can be […]