Weekly Winter Adventure camp in Bethel begins Jan. 16

BETHEL — The University of Maine 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Bryant Pond, in partnership with the Mahoosuc Land Trust and Mahoosuc Kids Association, is offering a six-week Winter Adventure course, beginning Wednesday, Jan.16, at MLT’s Valentine Farm on North Road.

Weekly themes include snow science, snowshoeing and forest ecology, life beneath the snow pack, whitetail deer habits and habitats, winter survival (shelter and fire building), and wildlife tracking. Led by instructors from Bryant Pond 4-H, each week will blend outdoor activity with fun, hands on learning opportunities.
The sessions are for ages 7 to 11, third through fifth-graders, and signups are limited to the first 20 participants that register. Sessions skip February vacation week and end on on Feb. 27.
There is a one-time $10 registration fee, with the balance of the program cost supported by Mahoosuc Land Trust. Students should dress warmly and plan to be outdoors for the majority of the time.
Students will be picked up at Crescent Park School on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. and will return to CPS at 4:40 p.m. Registration is online at www.ultracamp.com/clientlogin.registration.\
For more information, contact Ron Fournier at ronald.fournier@maine.edu or 207-890-9524.