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Gilcrease Summer Camp

Gilcrease Animal Adventures Summer Camp, June 2017
We offer one week day camps from 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday and based on the school grades children are entering so please choose your correct week accordingly. Extended hours care available for a small fee.
WEEK 1 JUNE 12-16 is for students entering 1st and 2nd grades.
WEEK 2 JUNE 19-23 is for students entering 3rd- 5th grades.
WEEK 3 JUNE 26-30th is for students entering 6th-8th grades.
If you feel it is in the best interest of your child to move up or down in age category, please do so and just let us know.
We also can offer a specialized Caretaker for a Day opportunity for those entering grades 9 and up. It would be a combination of shadowing, volunteering, and animal care education. The date is flexible and can be any Monday through Friday between July 10th- August 18th. Please contact GNS for details on Caretaker for a Day program.

Here is the link for additional information and to purchase tickets:

Yoga Benefit w/ Amanda Christian

WHEN: National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, 4/30/17 – Arrivals and waiver signing till 6:15pm and finished at 7:15pm
WEAR: Comfortable clothes and either bare feet or socks on the yoga mats.
WHY: Raise money for the animals!
HOW: Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. We will have some extra mats as well. Please bring water.
HOW MUCH: Your donation to is voluntary and the amount is as much as you are able to give.
DISCLAIMER: This is a 18+ only event and all participants will be required to sign a waiver. This will be a beginner-friendly, all-levels style of yoga. If you are in poor health or are injured we can not accommodate you due to liability reasons. Please only attend if you know physical movement will not harm your health.

Future Yoga Fundraisers:
💛International Migratory Bird Day – Saturday, May 13
💚Pet Appreciation Week – Sunday, June 4 & Saturday, June 10
💙Pet Fire Safety Day – Saturday, July 15
💜Reptile Awareness Day – Saturday, October 21
💗Bird Health Awareness Week – Sunday, November 5 & Saturday, November 11

Arts & Crafts Fair- June 17, 2017

Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary will be hosting our Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday, June 17, 2017.
We are looking for vendors: arts, crafts, home business, demonstrators, food or ?
Cost of booth will be $65.00

If you are interested in a booth, applications are available at the sanctuary or by email:
For questions regarding this event, please contact Sandra at 702-412-0025
If you need more information about the venue or set up, please contact Bonnie at 702-645-4224

We are also looking for entertainers that might be interested in showcasing their talent in our beautiful open air venue.

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, we are looking for 10 animal chaperones for the day. You will be given a fact sheet to share information with our visitors, no experience needed!
This event page will be updated as information becomes available! Mark your calendars now!

Santa Claus is coming!

Join us on Saturday, December 17th from 10:00AM to 2:00PM for a visit from Santa. Kids will have a chance to sit on Santa’s lap and get those last minute wishes in and recieve a goodie bag. Hot cocoa and cookies will be available at our donations table, along with our Spin-a Wheel for a chance at prizes. Crystal and the craft crew will be here with something for the kids to make. Holiday music and cheer to be found here! Mark your calendars and join us for the fun! As always, admission is free and your donations benefit the animals!santa_claus_animals_color_deer_beautiful_hd-wallpaper-1608448

A Special Storytime with Katrina

December 12, 2016 at 10:00AM Join Katrina for a special holiday edition of Storytime with Santa and Bambi (our resident mule deer). This special storytime will be right as you come in the gate and we will provide blankets for the kids to sit on. After storytime Santa’s lap will be available from 10:30 AM to 11:30AM. Professional photographer Anne Perdue from Victorian Key Photography will be on hand to offer pictures. As always, admission is free but we appreciate your donations!bam

Spirit Animal Class

Thurs. November 17th, 2016 @ 6:45pm

Bruce, a world renowned Biologist and traveler has teamed up with Blair, Yoga teacher and Reiki Master to put together a two-part interactive Spirit Animal Workshop.

The first class will be held at the Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary where Bruce will teach us about animal behaviors.Followed by an ancient candlelight guided meditation from Blair which has been practiced by the ancient yogis for receiving answers from the subconscious and quieting the mind. Class will conclude with discussion and essential oil infused water.
‚Äč(Bring Yoga mat, pillow and Blanket)

For more information: