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Greenhouse frog

Greenhouse Frog!

We headed out today away from the beach and in to the forest to find a little frog who is not native to Hawaii but was introduced from Cuba. These little amphibians are not east to find, but we were lucky and discovered a few.



Greenhouse Frog: 

  • These little frogs are only about an inch long.
  • They are carnivores. They eat ants, mites and spiders.
  • They lay their eggs in a membrane casing that the leave under logs or leaves.
  • They pass through their tadpole stage while in their eggs. When they are born they are frogs.
  • Their eyes are red.


These little frogs are so cute! But then again, aren’t they all!

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Say Hello to Our Stinky Friend

Say Hello to Our Stinky Friend


The Salamander Woods are home to another night time creature- the spotted skunk! You heard it here folks, not all skunks are striped- some are spotty! We’re going to learn more about them this evening as we roast marshmallows at the campfire!

spotted skunk

Spotted Skunk Fun Facts:

  • These skunks are not very big, only about 21 inches long with tail. They only weigh around 1 1/2 pounds!
  • They are part of the mustelid family, which include weasels, otters and badgers.
  • Spotted skunks are considered to be the most active of all the skunks.
  • They live underground or in trees.
  • These little stinkers stomp their feet before spraying a predator. They then do a handstand to get the best shot at shooting their prey with extra stinky spray.
  • They are omnivores.

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We sure are glad the family of skunks here at camp are friendly. We would hate it if one of our campers was sprayed. Luckily we have a solitary tent for those who make get it! Hahahaha!

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High Flying Craft

High Flying Crafts!

We’re heading to the craft tent for the first time this summer! Woohoo! We’re making flying squirrel magnets!


  • pattern (at bottom)
  • scissors
  • magnets
  • tan felt
  • glue
  • brown marker




  • Print and cut out pattern.
  • Draw pattern on felt and cut out.


  • Put magnets and glue on one of the pieces.








  • Put together the two pieces.


  • Draw face and markings on your squirrel.

Don’t forget to hang your  squirrel! And show us your craft on Facebook, Twitter or tag us on Instagram!


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