Audubon Discovery Camp: Pioneer Survivor (Peter Burr Farm)

  • Monday, July 18, 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • Friday, July 22, 2016
  • 3:00 PM
  • Peter Burr Farm, Bardane WV
  • 6

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Includes 1-year PVAS Family Membership

Registration is closed

Price: $200 per camper members/$225 non-members
When:
July 18-22, 2016
Time:
9:00am–3:00pm
Where:
Peter Burr Farm, Bardane WV                   Ages: 8-13 (or entering grades 3-7)

Life 200 years ago was a real survival situation!  Fire, food, and water were basics that you couldn’t do without, so this week will challenge you to really rough it.  Learn to build a fire, then cook over it.  Practice your knife and whittling skills.  Learn knot-tying and lash a wood frame.  Maybe even make a “bone” whistle. On Thursday night, you and a parent are challenged to spend the night under the stars (no tents!) at the Peter Burr farm after cooking your dinner over the open campfire. 

  • Non-PVAS members pay the higher price for the first child only.  Other children in your family may be enrolled at the lower price.
  • If you wish to reserve your spot with a $50 non-refundable deposit, please contact Ellen@PotomacAudubon.org before you register.
  • Campers should dress in clothes that can get dirty!  Bring a lunch and morning snack, water in a refillable water bottle, sunscreen, and bug repellent.
  • T-shirts must be ordered by May 30 to ensure delivery at camp.
  • Complete information about what to bring to camp, directions to camp, and other things parents want to know, is found at www.PotomacAudubon.org/discovercamp.


  
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Kristin@potomacaudubon.org

Ellen Murphy, Program Specialist //    
304-676-8739 
Ellen@potomacaudubon.org

Krista Hawley, Adult Program Coordinator
// 703-303-1026
AdultPrograms@PotomacAudubon.org

Bridget Tinsley, Land and Watershed Program Manager // 304-261-6016
Bridget@PotomacAudubon.org

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Amy@PotomacAudubon.org
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