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Bug Camp

bug, beetles, and butterflies camp

Beetles, Bugs & Butterflies Camp returns to the Belmont Campus in Summer 2019


Biology professor and Entomologist, Steve Murphree, will again be offering school-aged children opportunities to explore the insect world by attending day camps on the Belmont University campus. An introduction to the biology of insects and other arthropods, the courses will explore how they live, where they can be found and the potential benefit or harm they represent.

Summer 2019 Beetles, Bugs & Butterflies Camp

Session 1
June 17-21, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
For children entering grades 1-3 in Fall 2019

Session 2 
June 24-28, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
For children entering grades 1-3 in Fall 2019

Session 3 
July 15-19, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
For children entering grades 4-6 in Fall 2019

Murphree’s ‘Bug Camp’ Featured in TN Conservationist

Professor of Biology Dr. Steven Murphree hosts the BBB–“Beetles, Bugs & Butterflies”–Camp on Belmont’s campus every summer and this year, the experience will be featured in the TN Conservationist’s May/June Issue.

The article highlights the camp and details the many experiences children have the opportunity to enjoy during their time on Belmont’s campus each year.