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Ancient Skills Workshop (8-12 yrs.) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Experience the lifestyle skills practiced by the first peoples and cultures of the beautiful Potomac River. Learn new skills such as cooking, flintknapping, beading, shelter building, animal tracking and more. Journey through the complete process of constructing tools and other projects, from finding the raw materials to the finished product. All campers enjoy a cookout on the last day. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day:  9am Mon/Tue
Start Date: 4/10/2017
Science for Wizards (6-9 yrs.)-spring Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Open up to science with this spell-binding camp filled with an array of bewitching lessons and experiments mesmerizing even the most astute sorcerer. Study natural herbs, potion preparations, mythical creatures and more. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day:  9am Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 4/12/2017
Jr Potomac Adventure Camp (8-12 yrs) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Explore the Potomac by land, air and sea! During this weeklong adventure, campers sample a variety of thrills. Junior Adventurers enjoy rock climbing, canoeing, tubing and hiking. Bring lunch and drink daily. Download camp forms available on website.
Start Time/Day:  9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/19/2017
Geology Rocks (8-12 yrs) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Discover natural park wonders while excavating rocks, minerals and fossils. We hike the park, make fossils, play games and enjoy hands-on activities in this everyday adventure. Hidden Pond camp includes panning for gold. Riverbend campers hike to Great Falls and spend a day canoeing and island-hopping along the Potomac to gain up-close knowledge of the river's geologic features. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day:  9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/19/2017
Primitive Teachings (8-12 yrs) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Can you survive in the woods? Learn hands-on essential living skills taught by ancient skills expert, Michael Sottosanti. Activities include tracking, building shelters and small traps, fire making, archery and tool making. Younger campers are introduced to a variety of skills while experienced campers focus on mastering skills and working on complex projects. Advanced camp works on flint knapping. Campers create their own primitive tool or basket to bring home. Bring lunch and drink. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day:  9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/26/2017
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