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Survival Camp

Set your kid’s imagination and adventurous spirit free as they learn about the natural environment and important survival skills. Activities range from plant identification, animal tracking study, and survival skills like fire and shelter building. Kids will gain confidence and comfort in being outdoors, while have a great time and staying active. Campers will forage for and cook their own lunch. Camp will take place from 9am-3:30pm.

REGISTRATION: Required

DEADLINE: Register by July 9

COST: $45

AGES: 12-16 years old

Our top priority has been and will continue to be the health and well-being of the public and the staff. In response to the ongoing development of COVID-19, Polk County Conservation programs will adhere to social distancing, smaller group size, increased sanitation and facemasks mandatory while indoors.

Jester Park, Summer Camp

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