STWA Announces DEC Camp 2017

STWA Announces DEC Camp 2017

Hey kids register to win a free week at the New York State DEC Camp at Camp Rushford in Alleghany County, NY. You must be 11 years old by December 1st, 2016, age groups are 11-13 and 14-17.

Please mail the completed form to Southtowns Walleye Association of WNY, 5895 Southwestern Boulevard, P.O. Box 1378, Hamburg, New York 14075, Attention Lynette Guenther / Kids Camp. A random drawing will take place and four winners will be announced at the November 17th General Membership Meeting. *NOTE: Applicants must be a relative of a Southtowns Walleye Association Member.

  • Camp will run for one week sessions.
  • Check-in for camp is between 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM on Sunday.
  • Camper pickup and closing ceremony is at 4:30 PM on Friday.
  • Campers who are 11 may now attend camp (must be minimum age by December 1, 2016). In order to accommodate the younger campers, we have shifted the age groups for the two programs. Youth camp is now for 11-13 years old and Teen Ecology Camp is for 14-17 years old.
  • Camp Rushford will have two weeks of the 14-17 year old Teen Ecology program (Weeks 4 and 5).
  • Some of the exciting activities include; fly tying, fishing, archery, shelter building, herping (searching for reptiles), orienteering and map making, tracking, nature art, boating and birding.

You can download the application in our August Issue of the Fishline Newsletter on page 34 located here.

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