Environmental Day Camp 2016 held

From Staff Reports

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Jason Keenan with the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service teaches about various forms of wildlife native to Choctaw County.

The Environmental Day Camp 2016 was held Wednesday, June 29 at the Choctaw County Lake from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. It was open to all youth ages 5-18. The camp was free to attend and a hot dog lunch was provided that was cooked at the pavilion by a group of volunteers. A crowd of over twenty area students attended.

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Tony and Renee Steadman inform the campers about 4-H.

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Sandra Jackson with the MSU Extension Service teaches campers about hunter safety.

They were divided into groups as they toured nine stations in sessions that taught them about, Hunter Safety, 4-H, Tobacco is Harmful to Your Health, Boat and Water Safety, ATV Safety, Plants, Wildlife, Water Quality, and Natural Resources.