UNIVERSITY PARK - Today is the last day to register online for Bug Camp for Kids, hosted by members of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences on June 25-28.
Children ages 8 to 11 can learn more about insects at the camp, which is held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building on the University Park campus.
Topics covered during camp include habitats, types of insects, insect growth and insect control. Campers also will take daily field trips to locations such as Sunset Park and Laurel Haven for hands-on activities, such as collecting insects.
Other activities include playing insect-related games and making crafts.
To register, go to www.cvent.com/d/pcqpnyno later than today.
Space is limited and a fee applies.
On the final day of camp, the campers' families arOther activities include playing insect-related games and making crafts. On the final day of camp, the campers' families are invited to an open house where they can learn about their campers' bug collections and hear about their favorite moments of the week.
Registration is $275 and includes bus travel, instruction and materials such as an insect net, collection kit and identification book. Enrollment is limited to 20 campers. Scholarships may be available through the Department of Entomology, with applications available upon request.
To register and find out more about scholarships, visit www.cvent.com/d/pcqpny online. The registration deadline is June 10.