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Conservation Day Camp held at Eckhart Park

Posted by aprile on July 5, 2012

Northeast Indiana Soil & Water Conservation Districts are hosting a Conservation Day Camp at Eckhart Park in Auburn on July 12.

The camp will feature Erik Vosteen, an expert on Native American culture and lore. He'll conduct a number of activities using stone tools and cordage. Specifically, Vosteen will explain the different types of stone tools and allow campers to try flint knapping, the process to make arrowheads. He will also teach campers the ancient art of cordage, the process of making rope and textiles from plants and tree bark.

The camp will also include swimming time at the Auburn Community Pool.

CAMP DETAILS
  • Date: July 12
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Ages: 8-12 years old
  • Fee: $10 (Covers camp and supplies, pool entry, lunch and snack)
  • To register: Call Julie Knudson, DeKalb County Soil & Water Conservation District, at 260-925-5620, ext. 3
 
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