Watercolor Painting at Coastal Heritage Preserve

Winter Eco-Art Camp: Turtle Time

Coastal Heritage Preserve Outdoor Classroom | 12816 Concho, Galveston, TX 77554 (Directions)Phone: (409)632-0388 | Website


Jan 04 2024


9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



Turtle Time

Bring your children to have a turtley awesome time learning about the life of the turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. Campers get to sculpt a clay coral reef, create a tissue paper turtle shell mosaic, and build a jellyfish in a bottle!

Art meets science in Artist Boat’s 2024 Winter Eco-Art camp sessions! Campers will experience true science and art enrichment with the creation of Eco-Art and exploration of Artist Boat’s Coastal Heritage Preserve. Each camper will create high quality art projects and explore like a young naturalist. Each day is a different theme. Come for one or come for all!

Registration Now Open

  • To register go to artistboat.org/winter-eco-art-camps/
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics enrichment
  • High quality art projects
  • Sessions limited to 12 campers
  • Camp sessions are $80 per day
  • Ages: 5 to 10
  • Campers must bring lunch/snacks

Winter Eco-Art Day Camp Dates

Tuesday, January 2nd: Paint Like Van Gogh
Van Gogh is famous for his plein air landscape paintings. Students will get to learn more about the famous artist, and experience the joys of painting landscapes outdoors and making nature journals.

Wednesday, January 3rd: Whale of a Time
We whaley hope your campers will join us to discover new things about the gentle giants of the Gulf of Mexico. Campers will create unique whale artwork and learn new art techniques!

Thursday, January 4th: Turtle Time
Bring your campers to have a turtley awesome time learning about the life of the turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. Campers will get to see our own animal ambassador Diamondback Terrapin and create an array of artwork!

Friday, January 5th: Under the Microscope
Come learn about the unique microscopic world just beneath our nose! Campers will get hands-on experience using microscopes and learning the different functions, as well as get the chance to create their very own clay plant or animal cell.


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