Monday, January 25, 2010

Forestry Camp Available to Youth Consider Natural Resources Careers

The Virginia Department of Forestry and its partners are once again offering Forestry Camp at Holiday Lake 4-H Center, June 14-19, 2010. This active, all hands-on camp for youth ages 13-16 (boys and girls) features a Lumberjack Field Day, a trip to a local papermill, classes in ecology and fire fighting, and much more! Of course, there are also traditional camp activities such as high and low ropes courses, recreation, swimming, and time to make friends from across Virginia. Cost is very low due to much financial support from sponsors. Participants must be nominated, so call the Extension Office if you want to go. Nominations are accepted now through the beginning of April.