July 10 - 15, 2011
A once in a lifetime outdoor learning experience for boys and girls ages 11 to 16!
Open to the first 85 registrants, the Beginning Fur, Fish ‘N Game Camp is designed to give participants a better understanding of our natural resources and how we interact with them.
Fur, Fish ‘N Game campers will have the opportunity to:
Gain Hunter Safety Certification while learning about firearm safety for the field and home.
Study wildlife and forests as renewable resources
Learn about fishing and aquatic biology
Study hunting as a viable wildlife management practice
Gain knowledge useful in formulating an environmental (outdoor) ethic
Practice outdoor recreation skills such as archery, riflery, canoeing, orienteering, and fishing
Other classes and activities include retriever training, swimming, snake identification, first aid, ropes course, birds of prey, and taxidermy
Advanced Fur, Fish ‘N Game Rendezvous Camp:
Open to the first fifteen (15) respondents, this action packed camp is for youth that have successfully completed the Beginning Fur, Fish ‘N Game Camp or have already obtained their Hunter Safety Certification. Campers will learn more indepth and detailed information about prescribed burning, wildlife surveying, fish and wildlife population dynamics, dendrology, animal damage control and endangered species management. If you think that you may be interested in a career in wildlife management, forestry or other natural resource fields…you will not want to miss this one!!
If you have any questions concerning the camp, please call Gene Shutt, Director, Millstone 4-H Camp 910-652-5905.
You can register online at http://www.millstone4hcamp.org/ on the Summer Camps page or by mail with the included registration form HERE.