Macon County Conservation District hosting several summer camps

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DECATUR - The Macon County Conservation District is offering several nature and history-themed camps for children ages one through 15 this summer.

Officials say all of the camps will meet at the Rock Springs Conservation Area, and will connect children with the outdoors.  We've included a list of camps that are being offered below:

- Earth Adventures offers 10 individually themed week-long camps from June 8 through August 14.  This camp runs from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., and is designed for kids ages six through 12.  Participants will hike, swim, canoe, and go on field trips during this camp.  The cost to attend is $115 a week, and $100 a week for each additional sibling.  Participants must bring their own lunch.

- Adventure Club takes place on Tuesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., and is designed for children ages five through 12.  The cost to attend is $10 per camper per week, and covers all activities.

- Pioneer Adventure Camp meets on Thursday mornings in June and July, and is designed for kids ages six through 12.  Participants will follow in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark as they discover the skills and tools of real explorers.  Cost to attend it $10 per camper per week.

- X-Treme Camp day trips are designed for children ages 10 through 15, and will feature exciting activities.  Two different horseback riding trips (June 12 and July 10), canoeing (June 26), and cave exploration (July 24) are planned.  Cost to attend is $60 per camper per trip, and covers the cost of all activities and transportation.

- Mini Camps are offered year-round, and are designed for children ages one through five with a parent or guardian.  Hour-long Mini Camps cost $10 per camper, and Hour-and-a-half-long Mini Camps cost $12 per camper.  The fee covers all activities and a snack.

For more information, or to register for any of these camps, visit www.maconcountyconservation.org.
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