Four summer conservation camps offer learning, fun

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> STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State University will host four conservation camps in June to promote interest in careers and activities in the outdoors.
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> The camps are offered by the MSU Extension Service and the MSU Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture.
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> Conservation Camp: Natural Sciences Edition will be June 5-8 and is open to rising ninth-graders through 2016 graduates. This camp features hands-on activities that replicate those of the professionals who conserve and manage the state’s wildlife, forests, fisheries and water. The four-day, three-night residential camp costs $325, which includes all food, in-camp travel and lodging on the MSU campus.
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> Conservation Camp: Wildlife Recreation Edition will be June 12-15 for rising sixth-graders through 12th-graders. This camp features hands-on learning about Mississippi’s wildlife and outdoor recreational opportunities, including fishing, archery and canoeing. Certification in hunter education is also offered at this camp. The four-day, three-night residential camp costs $325, which includes all food, in-camp travel and lodging on the MSU campus.
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> Conservation Camp: Day Camp Edition will be June 20-24 for rising sixth-graders through eighth-graders. This camp is MSU-based and is held between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. It focuses on hands-on learning about science, nature and the outdoors. Lunch and activity costs are included in the $75 nonrefundable registration fee.
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> Conservation Careers: Discovery Days Edition will be June 26-29 for girls in grades eight to 12. This camp offers an inside look into the lives of women with successful careers in wildlife conservation. The four-day, three-night camp costs $325, which includes all food, in-camp travel and lodging on the MSU campus.
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> A $100 nonrefundable deposit is due at registration for the residential camps. Register online at http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/wildlife/conservation_camp/.
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> For more information, contact Leslie Burger at 662-325-6686 or Leslie.Burger@msstate.edu.
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