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'Exploring 4-H' day camp offered at environmental center, Pocono Lake

Published June 11. 2013 05:03PM

Exploring 4-H Day Camps will be held July 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Carbon County Environmental Education Center, 151 E. White Bear Drive, Summit Hill and also on July 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Pocono Lake United Methodist Church, Route 940, Pocono Lake.

This program is open to children in Carbon and Monroe counties between the ages of 10-13 (as of Jan. 1, 2013).

Workshop topics are as follows:

Kitchen science: Learn about cooking techniques, kitchen safety, measuring and more. Participants will be making their afternoon snack during this workshop.

Water conservation with the water lion: Did you know that Pennsylvania has 83,000 miles of streams, more than any other state except for Alaska? Discover how water is important in our lives.

Forestry: Learn about the forests of Pennsylvania and the important concept of forest stewardship.

Eco-bot challenge: Learn to think like a robotics engineer, assembling your own robot (Eco-bots) and control surfaces in order to manage a simulated environmental cleanup.

For more information or to register, contact Georgia Farrow, Carbon County 4-H Program Assistant at (570) 325-2788 or

Deadline to register is July 16. Space is limited. There is a registration fee.

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