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River, Forest & Field Camp

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Join Hancock Park District as we travel to different parks to visit a variety of habitat, including forest, field, and the Blanchard River. We will talk about some of the animals that live in those habitats, including non-game fish, snakes, and songbirds. Activities will include a stream study involving insects and fish, an insect study using sweep nets, canoeing and kayaking on the Blanchard River, and fishing. Snacks will be provided, but please bring a sack lunch and a reusable water bottle. Insect repellent and sunscreen are optional. Campers should bring an extra pair of closed-toed shoes that can get wet, an extra set of clothes, and a towel each day.

This is a day camp held from Wednesday, July 12 – Friday, July 14 open to ages 10-12.  Sessions will be held Wednesday – Oakwoods Nature Preserve, Discovery Center porch, Thursday – Riverbend Recreation Area, Meadows Activity Area, Shelter 6, and Friday – Riverside Park, Waterfalls Pavilion.  

Register with $45 per child by 9 AM Tuesday, July 11. To receive a free t-shirt, campers must be registered by 9 AM on Wednesday, July 5.


July 12
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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