Registration open for watershed camp


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At the watershed camp, students will participate in several hands-on activities to discover the importance of clean water and explore all the critters that make their home in and around streams.

At the watershed camp, students will participate in several hands-on activities to discover the importance of clean water and explore all the critters that make their home in and around streams.


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RUTLAND — The Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District has now opened registration for the annual summer watershed camp.

The Watershed Camp will be on June 8-9 at the conservation area. During these days, camp will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and students can participate in several hands-on activities to discover the importance of clean water and explore all the critters that make their home in and around streams.

Watershed camp is for campers ages 9-14 years old. Registration will be limited to the first 50 applicants.There is no fee to attend the Watershed Camp. Lunch and one snack are provided for each camper attending.

Campers should be dressed for outside fun and learning; and bring sunscreen and bug repellent. Instructors at Watershed Camp are members from the Americorps, Bartee photography, Rural Action, Chris Gilkey, staff of ODNR Division of Forestry, Meigs Extension office, Kaabe Shaw, and Athens SWCD.

To obtain a registration and health form you can go online to MeigsSWCD.com or by coming into the office. For any questions you can contact Meigs SWCD at 740-992-4282, or at the office Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. All forms must be into the office by May 31. It can be dropped off at the office or delivered at 113 E. Memorial Dr. Suite D, Pomeroy, Ohio 45769.

Information provided by Meigs SWCD.

At the watershed camp, students will participate in several hands-on activities to discover the importance of clean water and explore all the critters that make their home in and around streams.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2022/05/web1_watershed-camp.jpgAt the watershed camp, students will participate in several hands-on activities to discover the importance of clean water and explore all the critters that make their home in and around streams. Courtesy

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