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SFA Pineywoods Camp to host day camps in June

May 31, 2011 - Public Affairs
Campers at SFA Pineywoods Camp enjoy learning about white-tailed deer from Andy McCarty, an alumnus from the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University.
The Stephen F. Austin State University Pineywoods Camp program celebrates its 10th year of summer camp programs for youth during the month of June. Camps offered during this time will include unique outdoor experiences in the East Texas woods that encourage hands-on discovery of the diverse ecosystems of the area.

During each fun-filled week, campers will be introduced to the wonders of nature through hiking, songs, games and art projects. Participants will develop skills, hear from expert speakers, and have opportunities for exploration and investigation.

Registrations for the 2011 camp season are being accepted. There are a limited number of openings remaining in each of the following camp sessions:

· Wonder Woods, June 6-10, Ages 4-6, $75

· Mill Creek Camp 1, June 13-17, Ages 7-10, $100

· Mill Creek Camp 2, June 20-24, Ages 7-10, $100

· Wilderness Adventures, June 27-July 1, Ages 11-15, $200

The SFA Pineywoods Camp is a program of the SFA Department of Agriculture and the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture.

For information or to request a registration packet, call (936) 468-1832 or e-mail sfagardens@sfasu.edu . The camp brochure and registration forms may be downloaded at http://pnpc.sfasu.edu.