Registration now open for Winter Outdoor Skills Camp at Crex

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  1. By Northwest Region February 29, 2016

    Contact(s): Kristi Pupak, DNR wildlife conservation educator, 715-463-2739

    GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Youth ages 8-15 who are interested in learning more about science and conservation are encouraged to attend a Winter Outdoor Skills Camp at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area March 21 - 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    These camps help maintain outdoor traditions and prepare youth for a lifetime of outdoor pursuits. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources provides a hands-on introduction to snowshoeing, survival concepts, and wildlife conservation. Classes will incorporate both indoor and outdoor activities. Preliminary registration is required - space will be limited to 20 students.

    Parents are welcome to attend, and participants should bring insulated winter clothing and boots and a water bottle. Snacks and refreshments will be provided onsite.

    For registration information, contact Kristi Pupak, DNR wildlife conservation educator, at 715-463-2739. Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area is located at 102 East Crex Ave., Grantsburg, Wis.

    Wildlife conservation education programs are supported by Friends of Crex. For more information, visit www.crexmeadows.org [EXIT DNR] or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

    Please report your Crex wildlife observations via email: [email protected].

    Last Revised: Monday, February 29, 2016

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