Clinton County youth: Apply now for Conservation Summer Day Camp

LAMAR – Youth from Clinton County or the Keystone Central School District who have completed fourth, fifth or sixth grades have until Friday to apply for the 22nd annual Conservation Summer Day Camp.

Sponsored by the Clinton County Conservation District, the camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 29 to Aug. 2 at the Sieg Conference Center on Narrows Road.

This year’s theme is “Wings, Paws, Scales and Claws.”

During the week, campers will learn about the environment through fun hands-on activities, such as making make bird boxes, tying flies, doing crafts, learning to fish and discovering wildlife and natural resources.

Campers take a field trip to Penns Cave and Wildlife Park and to local sites, parks or museums. They’ll also listen to presentations by local biologists, conservation officers, geologists, Reptiland staff and natural resource professionals.

The $85 fee covers lunches, snacks, T-shirts, projects, field trips, special speakers and an overnight stay on Aug. 1

The camp will be conducted by director Scott Koser.

For more information, or to get an application, call Koser or Mary Ann Bower at 726-3798.