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Bob Jones University

Zoology: EDUcamp Jr.

Zoology: EDUcamp Jr. camp is full, but join the waitlist and get notified if a spot opens up.

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Join us this week on a wild adventure through the animal kingdom. Experience hands-on activities with animal experts and learn about the biology, behavior and even the care of God’s glorious creation. Step into another world and get up close and personal with animals from the local community as well as some from faraway places. You will wild out about your experience this week!

Specific Supply List:

  • Sunscreen


  • Learn about different animals from all over the world
  • Learn from animal experts
  • Understand more about how animals live and learn
  • Know what you can do to be a good steward of God’s creation

General Information


When to Arrive Camp check-in for all campers is on Monday between 8-8:30 a.m. at the Elementary school for 2nd-5th, and the Middle school for 6th-8th.

Drop-off each day will be from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Elementary school for 2nd-5th, and the Middle school for 6th-8th.

What to do When You Arrive When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Elementary school for 2nd-5th, and the Middle school for 6th-8th for check-in on Monday morning. Camp staff will meet you and give the camp T-shirt as well as share a schedule for the week.

When to Depart Pick-up each day will be from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Applied Studies Bldg. (Elementary school for 2nd-5th, and the Middle school for 6th-8th)

What to Bring

What to Bring All supplies needed for camp will be provided unless otherwise noted in each specific camp information.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for money, valuables or personal articles.

What to Wear Long athletic shorts, jeans or pants, and T-shirts are the normal camp attire. Tennis shoes are recommended. Swimsuits for girls should be one-piece garments.

Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Cell Phone Policy Cell phones and personal devices are to be dropped off at the check-in desk for safekeeping and they can be picked up when your child is being checked out.


David McKinney

David McKinney

Dr. David McKinney teaches the biology portion of the liberal arts core course Essential Science, as well as physiology and biology labs. Dr. McKinney currently directs undergraduate students in the study of spider physiology, with topics ranging from immunology to neurophysiology.

When not out collecting spiders or photographing insects, Dr. McKinney enjoys writing fiction with his wife and spending time with his children.

David Boyd

David Boyd

Dr. David Boyd teaches introductory biology and animal biology at Bob Jones University. His training and experience give him a unique perspective that is invaluable in training students to think like biologists.

  He is an active vegetable gardener and maintains a small flock of egg-laying hens. He also enjoys bird watching with family and friends.