Amalia Explores

The Traveling Environmental Educator

Posted by amalia on January 31, 2019

Benzie Summer Camps 2019

ANNOUNCING: NATURE EXPLORERS SPRING & SUMMER 2019 Summer Camps will be held from Monday through Thursday, 10am-4pm on the following weeks: June 17-20- Nuts 4 Nature for ages 5-10June 24-27- Earth Savers for ages 3-6July 8-11- Water World for ages 7-13July 22-25- Water World for ages 3-6August 5-8- Scales & Slime for ages 7-13 *NEW!~July

Posted by amalia on December 3, 2018

Snow Science Winter Camp

    Learn how snowflakes form and about the different shapes of snow crystals. Look at snowflakes under a microscope, study the water cycle, and look closely at animal adaptations. Find tracks in the snow on nature walks, go sledding, build snow forts, and make snowflake crafts!    Do you know about Snowflake Bentley? The

Posted by amalia on October 11, 2018

Fall Saturday Classes

Art, games, scavenger hunts, nature walks, garden harvesting and interactions with program animals at Nature Explorers indoor and outdoor classroom in Benzonia.    Earthy Afternoons Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, Nov. 3 3:30-5:30pm Ages 3-6 Popcorn snack included.  Cost: $12 or $50 for five class series   Nature Nights Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13,

Posted by amalia on September 10, 2018

Fall Mysteries

  Mondays 3:20-5pm After School At The Children’s House (5363 N Long Lake Rd, Traverse City, MI 49685) Ages 6-10 Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8 Games, art, program animals, nature walks and scavenger hunts that explore the change of seasons. Why do leaves change color? Where do the insects go? How do amphibians hibernate?

Posted by amalia on June 30, 2018

Pentwater Summer Day Camp

Nature Explorers will be back at Shared Space Studio in Pentwater this summer! July 2-3: Animal Detectives- take a closer look at native wildlife, spend time with  Scaly (the corn snake), Slimy (the tiger salamander), Lizie (the leopard gecko), and Speedy and Sweetpea, the Japanese bantam chickens. Go on nature walks and scavenger hunts, make art, and play


Welcome to Amalia Explores! I am an environmental educator that loves to travel, teach, take photographs, and share knowledge. Wherever I go, I teach Nature Explorers International programming to local children, and seek unique wildlife encounters. As a solo female budget traveler, an educator on the road, and a lover of random animal facts, I hope that I can help you explore your next travel destination! Learn more about me here.

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