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Wednesday, 15 February 2017 17:09

Get ready for summer camp

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Open house dates for the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department’s upcoming summer camp season are planned for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 20 and 28 at the Waynesville Recreation Center, with attendance at one session mandatory for parents whose kids want to attend camp.

Summer camp sessions are open to rising first through seventh-graders, with registration opening March 2. There is also an outdoor leadership session for rising eighth through tenth-graders. 

Camp options are: 

June 26-July 7. Earth Element: Conservation, exploration and stewardship of wildlife and land. 

July 10-21. Air Element: Harnessing and using wind, experiments and crafts, tubing and Midnight Hole. 

July 24-Aug. 4. Fire Element: Safety and respect, how to start a fire, using and controlling fire, solar power. 

Aug. 7-18. Water element: conservation, exploration, water Olympics and rafting. 

June 19-23. Intensives week with choice of focus on mastery of whitewater kayaking, fly fishing, forestry and wildlife conservation, rock climbing, disc golf, water stewardship or the arts in nature. Open to grades five through seven. 

June 26-30. Outdoor leadership week. Open to grades eight through ten. 

Prices vary, with discounts for multiple children. Space is limited. 

Tim Petrea, 456.2030 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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