River Minions Day Camp set for June 8-10

Published 4:41 am Thursday, May 5, 2016

Peter Francisco Soil & Water Conservation District and Buckingham and Cumberland Virginia Cooperative Extension are offering a day camp for students in grades 6, 7 and 8 (completed fifth, sixth or seventh grade by June). This year’s theme is “River Minions.” The day camp will be held from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, June 8-10. 

Campers will have the opportunity to learn about forestry, aquatics and fish and wildlife through interactive, hands-on experiences. Day 1 will be held at Bear Creek Lake State Park; Day 2 will be at James River State Park; and Day 3 campers will take a field trip to Richmond to explore the Middle James.   

Cumberland students should meet at Cumberland Cooperative Extension Office; Buckingham students meet at the Buckingham Cooperative Extension Office. The cost is $10 per camper, covering snacks and transportation to and from the respective Cooperative Extension Office for each day’s events. 

For an application or more information Buckingham residents should contact Rochelle Clabough at (434) 969-4261 or email rclabough@vt.edu. Cumberland residents should contact Linda Eanes at (804) 492-4390  or email leanes@vt.edu.