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EVENT:Learn about all things wild at Game and Fish summe
DATE:7/19/2017
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Learn about all things wild at Game and Fish summer camp

Game and Fish is hosting a brand new wildlife conservation and outdoor recreation 3-day summer day camp, “Camp Wild,” for students entering 5th and 6th grade.

5/1/2017 4:08:54 PM

Cheyenne - Kids who like nature and wildlife will have the chance get outside this summer to explore with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Game and Fish is hosting a brand new wildlife conservation and outdoor recreation 3-day summer day camp, “Camp Wild,” for students entering 5th and 6th grade.

Camp Wild is held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Sessions will include hands-on learning about wildlife, habitats, aquatic ecology, navigation, basic survival, team builders, and in most locations, fishing and/or archery. Participants will have the opportunity to experience quality time outside while having fun and learning more about Wyoming’s amazing wildlife and outdoor recreation opportunities. Campers will need to bring a water bottle and a lunch each day. Each camper will receive a Camp Wild T-shirt and journal for participating in the camp.

“Camp Wild is for anyone who likes learning, being outside, and trying new activities,” said Ashley Andersen, Game and Fish conservation education coordinator. “Our goal is to get students excited about conservation.”

Camps are held in seven locations across Wyoming. The schedule includes:

Town Camp Location Dates
Buffalo/Sheridan Thorne Rider Youth Camp in Story, Wyoming June 5-7
Pinedale Boyd Skinner Park June 13-15
Cheyenne/Laramie Camp Russell Shelter at Curt Gowdy State Park June 19-21
Rawlins Washington Park June 28-30
Cody Lions Park Pavilion at Beck Lake Park July 11-13
Douglas Keith Rider Park July 18-20
Green River Game & Fish office July 25-27


Space for each camp is limited to 25 participants. The fee to attend is $60 per child for the 3-day camp experience. To register visit wgfd.wyo.gov/store/store/conservation-camps. For questions about camp contact Ashley Andersen at ashley.andersen@wyo.gov or (307) 777-4535.


(Wyoming Game and Fish (307) 777-4600)

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