FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 23, 2019
CCCB HOSTS SUMMER CAMPS
The Cherokee County Conservation Board (CCCB) is hosting six summer camps this year. Offered annually, these camps include an Eco-Avenger Camp, Adventure Camp, 2 Summer Day Camps, and (NEW!) Hunter Safety Camp. Also, the CCCB will be partnering with the Plymouth County Conservation Board to offer a canoeing and overnight event called River Ramblers.
Eco-Avenger Camp is geared towards those who have completed 7th-8th grades. This camp involves hands-on conservation and natural resource management, like citizen science surveys, building/monitoring bird houses, native plant identification, etc. It runs June 18-20 from 9:00am-12:00pm at the CCCB office. Registration is required by June 12th.
Adventure Camp will be offered June 25-27 and focuses on outdoor survival and various recreational activities for those who have completed 5th and 6th grades. Potential hands-on activities this year may include geocaching, fire starting, fishing, and more! Registration is due by June 19th. Camp will run from 9:00am-11:30am and take place at Spring Lake Park.
River Ramblers runs from July 9-11 and is for those who have completed 6th-12th grades. Participants will spend a half day learning water safety and two days canoeing the Little Sioux River with an overnight stay at Martins Access. This event is a partnership with Plymouth County and has a $30 fee to cover food and some materials. Registration is required by July 3rd.
“Critter Camp” is the theme of the Cherokee County Conservation Board’s Summer Day Camp this year. Participants will learn a little bit about animal diversity, adaptations, and habitat. Camp will be offered July 16-18 for those who have completed grades K-1st this last school year and July 23-25 for those who have completed 2nd-4th grades. Registration is due by July 10th and 17th. Camp will run from 9:00am-11:30am and take place at Spring Lake Park.
New this year is Hunter Safety Camp. It runs from 8:30am-noon on July 30-August 1 and covers topics needed to complete a classroom course of hunter safety. Participants must be 11 yrs old or older and pick-up a workbook prior to attending camp. Registration is required by July 24th.
Camps are offered free of charge, with the exception of River Ramblers, which has a $30 fee.
CLICK HERE FOR THE CAMP REGISTRATION PAGE
For more information, contact Laura at the Cherokee County Conservation Board by calling 712-225-6709 or e-mailing email@example.com. Also, visit us on Facebook for more up-to-date information. Our office is located at 629 River Rd in Cherokee.
Cherokee County Conservation Board
629 River Rd
Cherokee, IA 51012
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