Watershed Camps

 

 

 

 

 

Watershed Camps

Rural Action’s Sunday Creek Watershed, Monday Creek Watershed, and Environmental Education Programs offer three summer day camps each year. Camp is a week of fun-filled adventure for children: exploring streams, engaging in service projects, learning about the environment through games, visiting with area professionals, and eating freshly prepared local food!

Spring Break Escape Day Camp

Spring Break Day Camp: Tuesday March 12th, 2019| AGES 7-10

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Our Spring Break Day Camp is a one-day camp designed with breaking the doldrums of winter in mind. For this camp we venture to one of our favorite haunts for outdoor exploration. Last year, for example, we went to Wildcat Hollow, where we played games, learned, explored, and most importantly, had fun! If your child (ages 7-10) needs a break from being indoors all winter, send them our way! The cost is $15 per child, and scholarships are available. For more info, contact Nick Cruise at nick@ruralaction.org, or call 740-767-2225. After registering for our camps, please fill out these waivers and return them on the first day of camp. Please click here for the camp waiver and here for the camp transportation waiver.

Sunday Creek Summer Camp

Watershed Camp Week 1:  June 10-14, 2019 | AGES 7-10

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Get ready for another year that gets campers wet and muddy. Our campers will explore some of our old stomping grounds such as Wildcat Hollow and Camp Oty’Okwa. Campers will swim with crawdads in swimming holes, turn over rocks to find salamanders, and learn how to build different types of shelters such as the lean-to. Families will also be able to join us on Friday at Burr Oak Beach to celebrate the week with a cookout  The cost is $75 per camper and scholarships are available. For more information about our camps please contact Nick at nick@ruralaction.org or 740-767-2225 with any questions. After registering for our camps please fill out these waivers and return them on the first day of camp. Please click here for the camp waiver and here for the camp transportation waiver.

Watershed Camp Week 2: June 24-28, 2019 | Ages 9-13

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New this year will be an additional opportunity to attend Watershed Camp! It will be similar to the first week of Watershed Camp, as they’re both watershed themed, but each camp will have its own special field trips, activities, and special moments and memories. For more information about our camps please contact Nick at nick@ruralaction.org or 740-767-2225 with any questions. After registering for this camp please fill out these waivers and return them on the first day of camp. Please click here for the camp waiver and here for the transportation waiver.
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Sunday Creek Jr. Counselors–Join us in 2019!

Do you still want to attend camp? There is an opportunity for previous graduates to help lead our summer camp and take part in all the fun! If your child graduated from the camp but still wants to be involved, please contact Nick at nick@ruralaction.org or 740-767-2225. Look over the position for this year: Position Description and application.

Monday Creek Watershed Day Camp

Watershed Camp July 8-12, 2019| Ages 8-12

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Monday Creek Kids Camp for 8 – 12 year olds will feature field trips where campers will canoe, swim, learn fishing skills, explore the natural world by looking for critters and recording what they find, crafts, and get to tour the area’s treatment systems for Acid Mine Drainage (AMD). The week will also include favorite activities like catching macroinvertebrates (crawdads and the like), wilderness survival skills, hiking, and archery.

Camp will meet at the shelter house in the New Straitsville Veterans Memorial Park from July 8th through the 12th. Pick up will be there as well. Breakfast and lunch will be provided daily and transportation will be provided for field trips.

A detailed schedule and more need-to-know information will be sent out closer to the date of the camp. Cost of camp is $50.00 per camper.
Once you register, you will receive a waiver that you must sign and return to Rural Action before the start of the camper on the first day of camp.

If you have any questions or problems with registration, please contact us!
Kylee Nichols | kylee@ruralaction.org | 740.394.2047

Camp Watershed with the Middle Tuscarawas Watershed Office

Registration Coming Soon!

Watershed Camp | Ages 8-12

July 16th-20th, 2018 | New Philadelphia, Ohio | $125

Join Rural Action for our sixth annual Camp Watershed! During this fun-filled day camp children ages 8-12 will tour natural areas throughout Tuscarawas County and the surrounding areas and learn about the outdoor world around them. Breakfast, lunch, and healthy snacks will be provided daily and transportation will be provided. Contact the Middle Tuscarawas Watershed office at (330) 859-1050 to learn more about this opportunity or to register your child. Some financial assistance is available. The camp website and online registration is available online.

Contact marissa@ruralaction.org for more information. Camp will run July 16th-20th from 8am-4:30pm. Pick up and drop off will be at Tuscora Park in New Philadelphia.

A detailed schedule and more need-to-know information will be sent out closer to the date of the camp.

Once you register, you will receive a waiver that you must sign and return to Rural Action before the start of the camp. If you have any problems with registration, please contact us!

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Rural Action Membership

 

Rural Action is a membership-based non-profit in Southeastern Ohio. On the registration form, we have provided the opportunity to become a member of Rural Action for an additional $20. A membership with Rural Action helps us to continue our work with children, clean watersheds and illegal dumpsites, create access to quality local foods, and revitalize Appalachian Ohio!

We would love your membership. With the membership you will receive access to our events, volunteer opportunities, workshops, and more.