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Junior Refuge Ranger Spring Break Camp

campkidA Junior Refuge Ranger helps restore the forest habitat at Bayou Sauvage.

A day camp exploring the wonder of wild things and Louisiana's native habitat. For youth ages 8 - 10. The 2017 Junior Ranger spring break day camp will be held Monday, April, 17 through Friday, April 21,from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. each day.

Campers will explore nature while enjoying a variety of outdoor activities such as canoeing, fishing, wildlife observation, hiking, and helping with habitat restoration projects. Camp activities will take place at the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Headquarters in Lacombe, LA and at Big Branch Marsh and Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuges.

The camp is a collaborative effort between the Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Camp registration for the 2017 camp opens Thursday, March 2. Application can be downloaded at this link.

Applications are processed in the order they are received and continue until camp is full. Priority for registration is given to children who have not previously attended. In person sign up is recommended as mailed applications received before March 2 cannot be accepted.

A $40 charge covers camp supplies and must be submitted with a completed application. Checks can be made out to Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges.

Registrations can be submitted Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Lacombe Headquarters Office and on Saturdays at the Refuge Visitor Center between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Both are located at 61389 Hwy. 434, Lacombe, LA 70445.

For more information e-mail southeastlouisianarefuges@fws.gov or call (985) 882-2015.

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Refuge Ranger Summer Camp - USFWS

Last Updated: Mar 14, 2017
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