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The Kelleys Island Field Station promotes and supports education by providing a distinctive learning and research environment for elementary students to adults.

Jackie Taylor


Jackie Taylor – Director of Field Station

Jackie Taylor – Director of Field Station Jackie Taylor, from the Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center located on Put-In-Bay, has a degree in Ecotourism and Adventure travel and a background in Education. Her experience and education has brought the energy needed to continue running great programs for youths and adults who come to the field station and attend our school. She looks forward to expanding the outreach and education opportunities on Kelleys Island in a variety of ways.

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR;  Friends of the Kelleys Island Field Station:  I would like to take a momenet to reach out to families and friends of the Kelleys Island Field Station during these challenging times and remind everyone that we are here to support you as you work to plan for the summer.  We are in  dynamic situation and things are quickly evolving.  While we cannot predict the future, there is currently no reason to believe that camp will not happen this summer. Now is a time for paience, hope, and planning . We will continue to watch for guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and our state health department. We will look to the resources that are being shared with us every day and consult with our peers and advisors, before making deisions that could have lasting impactson our program opperations.  As educatioal professionals, we are experts at building optimism and community in the face of fear and uncertainty. Our summer experiences teach resilience, determiation, kindness, and teamwork. I think we all need summer programs now more than ever before.  We are staying positive and will continue to plan for the summer.
With Deep Gratitude and Admiration , 
Jackie Taylor - Director 


Kelleys Island Field Station - The Kelleys Island Field Station promotes and supports education by providing a distinctive learning and research environment for elementary students to adults.

For additional information and program details please click on the links below:

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Nature Camp/ Registration    

The 2020 Nature Camp theme is “bugs!”. The world of insects is a fascinating one, and insects impact our lives every day. Campers will explore different ecosystems to uncover these secrets through observation and experiments.

For more camp details and the registration form click on the link below

Camp Information Registration Form


Junior Naturalist Registration Packet

What is the Junior Naturalist Program?  A Youth Conservation Leadership Club of nature enthusiasts dedicated to protecting our environment through education. Members venture outdoors together to meet scientists and conservationists, participate in research, and learn about our natural world.
For additional infomation about this program and the application please click on the link below.

Junior Naturalist Registration Packet

Community Standard of Conduct

This document contains important information for all who participate in the Field Station experiences.  It includes your rights, shared responsibilies, property and equipment.
Click on the link below to access the Commuity Standard of Conduct

Community Standard of Conduct