Monday, March 06, 2017
Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Museum “Summer Camp 2017” Online Registration Now Open
JACKSON-Remember those magical
childhood summer days spent exploring the outdoors? This June, your
children can experience similar adventures! Register your children
for summer camp at MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Age-appropriate camps include: "Go Outdooors … Camp!", "Jr.
Naturalist Camp", and "Field Camp" for youth entering kindergarten
through entering twelfth grade. A Preschool Camp is also offered
for children aged 3 - prek-5 accompanied by their caregivers.
"Campers spend their time enjoying outdoor investigations and
hands-on learning opportunities," says Museum Director Charles
Knight. For details on each camp (including dates, times, dress,
and meals) and to register, visit http://www.mdwfp.com/museum
today. Spaces are limited to keep the camps as hands-on as
"Go Outdoors ... Camp!": Engages young campers
in a variety of outdoor nature activities including hiking, bug
hunts, wetland exploration, arts and crafts, and survival skills.
Campers will practice archery, net aquatic species, track woodland
animals, and munch on wild edibles.
Jr. Naturalist Camp: Gives campers a chance to
participate in indoor and outdoor activities that focus on the
ecosystems of Mississippi. Campers learn about identification,
collection, and conservation of our native species. This camp
includes one overnight stay.
Field Camp: This ecology-based camp focuses on
field collection and study of our native species. Each day will
involve travel to a field study site to learn the collection
techniques of real field biologists. This camp includes one
Preschool Camp:Get wet! Learn about the many ways
"Wonderful Water" is used by people and in nature!
For details, call 601-576-6000 or visit http://www.mdwfp.com/museum.
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