REGISTRATION OPENS FOR MONTEZUMA AUDUBON CENTER’S SUMMER CAMPS
Hunter Safety / Waterfowl ID Camp July 9 – July 13 Fee: $150
Youth will earn their hunter safety and waterfowl ID certificates while learning how to be a safe, ethical, and responsible sportsman during hands-on learning and outdoor experiences! Waterfowl ID is required to hunt waterfowl at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. This camp will be taught as a home study course to maximize our time in the field. Campers will be given the course manual and workbook prior to camp. Ages: 11-15
Bow Safety / Trapper Safety Camp July 16 – July 20 Fee: $150
Campers will learn the necessary safety techniques and responsibilities when using a bow and arrow to pursue deer and as a trapper when setting traps to catch wild game. This camp will be taught as a home study course to maximize our time in the field. Campers will be given the course manual and workbook prior to camp. Ages: 11-15
Fisheries Camp July 23 – July 27 Fee: $150
Young anglers will learn safe fishing practices and how to catch “the big one” from wildlife biologists while casting for trout, panfish, salmon, bass, carp and more around Montezuma and the Finger Lakes Region. Ages: 11-15
Wildlife Exploration Camp July 30 – August 3 Fee: $150
Campers will explore the Montezuma Wetlands Complex’s habitats and mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians during hiking, canoeing, wildlife management, and other outdoor activities. Ages: 11-15
Montezuma Paddling Camp August 6 – 10 Fee: $150
Paddlers of all skill levels will create their own adventures with the help of our trained educators to discover Montezuma’s rivers, streams and wetlands while learning to paddle canoes and kayaks. Ages: 11-15
Junior Nature Camp August 20 – 24 Fee: $150
Young naturalists will explore the wonders of nature through a variety of outdoor games, fun crafts and unique activities. Campers will catch frogs in the pond, search for signs of mammal activity in the forest, and discover the birds, butterflies and dragonflies in the grassland and wetland. Ages: 6-10
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
Space is limited and registration is required. Please call (315) 365-3588, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma to download the summer camp registration forms.
Who: Montezuma Audubon Center
Where: 2295 State Route 89, Savannah, NY 13146
Contact: Chris Lajewski, Center Director, 315-365-3588, email@example.com
Montezuma Audubon Center
2295 State Route 89
Savannah, NY 13146
The Center is open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Visit http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma for more information about our facilities, trails, and events.
The Montezuma Audubon Center is a state-owned facility operated through a cooperative agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the National Audubon Society.
We’re dedicated to enhancing the habitat of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and surrounding Important Bird Areas. The Montezuma Wetlands Complex is Audubon’s first globally significant Important Bird Area.
Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Our national network of community-based nature centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs, and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird populations, engage millions of people of all ages and backgrounds in conservation. www.audubon.org