RRCA invites youth to explore Cooper’s Marsh on March Break

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By Nick Seebruch
RRCA invites youth to explore Cooper’s Marsh on March Break
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LANCASTER, Ontario – The Raisin River Conservation Authority (RRCA) will be holding a March Break camp at Cooper’s Marsh from March 16 to 20.

The camp is for children aged 6-11. The children will have the opportunity to learn about nature and conservation from staff members of the RRCA, as well as daily special guests.

“We have an exciting schedule of activities planned for the campers! Activities range from science experiments to arts and crafts, taking place indoors and outdoors,” said Jessica Herrington, RRCA Environmental Technician.

Campers can register by the day, or for the entire week. Each day will have a theme. March 16 – Winter Wildlife; March 17 – Maple Madness; March 18 – Nature Explorers; March 19 – Wilderness Survival; and March 20 – Art & Nature.

The kids will have a chance to learn about winter survival, sample maple syrup, dissect owl pellets, snowshoe and more.

““We are excited to announce there will be a live bird demonstration on Friday, March 20. We will be visited by Indigo the kestrel from Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre,” said Herrington.

Registration and camp details can be found at rrca.on.ca or call(613) 938-3611 or email info@rrca.on.ca.

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