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Sand Lake Conservation Camp

Crivitz, Marinette County
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The eleventh annual Sand Lake Conservation Camp will be will be held at Camp Bird June 22-24, 2016 for Wisconsin & Upper Michigan youth entering grades 6-8 in the fall. This camp provides positive educational outdoor experiences, helps foster an appreciation for nature, and introduces a variety of opportunities in natural resources and conservation careers. Campers are exposed to environmental issues, social interactions, and hands-on activities, all of which contribute to life-long learning. Activities include topics such as wildlife ecology, water quality, fisheries, and outdoor skills (orienteering, canoeing, kayaking, archery, fire-building, etc.). Other programs include campers' choice activities and visits by the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary of Green Bay and the Wisconsin DNR. Come make new friends, participate in hands-on activities, practice social & leadership skills, enjoy the outdoors, and just have fun!
Camp type: Nature Outdoor Environment
Region: Northeast Wisconsin
Established: 2006
Location and Programs
Location -
This camp takes place at Camp Bird Youth Camp, located about 16 miles west of Crivitz.
Program -
Resident camp. Sessions for - coeds grades 6 to 8. Personal technology prohibited (tablets, smart/i/cell phones, gaming devices, iPod/mp3 players, texting/internet devices, etc.)
Season -
June 22 to June 24. 2016
Registration -
Youth from Wisconsin and Michigan's UP entering grades 6-8 this fall can participate. Registration cut off is June 1st. Registrations taken first-come, first-served, and there may be a waiting list to attend due to camp popularity.
Fees -
$100 fee until May 18; after May 18 is $150. Cut-off date is June 1 and space is limited; registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Activities: Archery, canoeing/kayaking, crafts, nature/environmental studies, outdoor skills, rope course, swimming. Also - Cabin group competitions include a fire-building contest, a scavenger hunt, and Conservation Jeopardy. Prizes awarded to winning cabins.
More plus Contact Information
Medical Care -
First-aid/CPR certified staff & EMT on site, lifeguard on duty for free swim. Lifejackets required for all boating & fishing activities.
Parent Visitation -
No - only to drop off & pick up campers.
Accreditations and Affiliations -
Camp Bird is managed by the Marinette County Public Works Department (Parks/Forestry/Outdoor Recreation Division).
DirectorContact PersonContact Camp
Anne BartelsAnne Bartels, Information & Education Specialist
Land & Water Conservation Division
1926 Hall Avenue
Marinette, WI 54143
Tel 715-732-7784
Tel 715-757-3242 (caretaker)
Zip 54114
Owned/Operated by -
Marinette County
All information supplied by camp management, 01/06/2016. For details call the camp Contact above.

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