Delta Wild

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Delta Wild

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June 11-15

9am-5pm

Ages 13*-18

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The Delta Wild Adventure Program aims to engage students with the amazing lands of the Mississippi Delta through a focus on five natural resources: cotton, clay, cypress, cane, and natural plant colors. Each part contains

  • the environmental story of the resource;
  • its cultural relevance to historical life in the Mississippi Delta, as well as the modern context of its ecological and creative importance;
  • the current conditions of the resource as it pertains to its prevalence and any immediate dangers to its existence;
  • questions about what the future holds and connections for opportunities to work with organizations and programs working in conservation.

Activities include:

Paddling in kayaks and canoes, wading in swamps or creeks, trapping and handling wildlife, sketching, photography, journaling, using loupes and binoculars, gathering and processing plant materials, hiking, watching, “Sharing Nature” games, delta stories, reading maps, wildlife identification and more!

This camp is led by Robin Whitfield in partnership with multiple local organizations. This camp can accommodate a maximum of 14 students.

*We have opened this camp up to 13 year olds this year! The days are long but if you 13 year old is up for it, we'd love to have them!