Adventures in Conservation Education Camp

When:
July 17, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – July 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
2017-07-17T14:30:00-04:00
2017-07-21T12:00:00-04:00
Where:
Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center
Elliott Trail
Mansfield, GA 30055
USA

ACE (Adventures in Conservation Education) Overnight Camp (6th-8th grade): ACE is a unique workshop/camp for middle school students focusing on wildlife conservation. Participants will spend five days immersed in Georgia wildlife via hands-on activities and day trips including birding in Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, canoeing in Bond Swamp, mist-netting bats at Oconee National Forest, and exploring bogs at Ohoopee Dunes. Also, they will spend time learning to shoot shotguns, hiking to a rock outcrop and studying streams with fisheries biologists.

July 17-21, 2017 (Mon. 1 p.m. – Fri. 12:30 p.m.)
Cost: $100: Thanks to a grant from The Environmental Resources Network, the cost of the program is ONLY $100 per person. This covers all room and board and program fees. Campers interested will need to complete an essay to be considered for this camp. Essays are due by May 15th, 2017.
Application Evaluation begins June 1
Space is limited (only 14 spots available), so apply early! For more information.