(Bryant Pond, ME) – The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife have announced their new summer camp.
Camp North Woods will provide youth from Maine and other states, the opportunity to develop lifelong outdoor skills,as well as the importance of sustaining Maine’s natural resources.
“The camp is going to be comprised of some camp worker’s from Bryant Pond, and our own Game Warden’s, some that will be from the show North Woods Law.” said Corporal John MacDonald.
MacDonald is also the project planner for departments popular Animal Planet’s reality show, ‘North Woods Law’. The show centers around the elite Game Warden officers, who patrols more than eighteen million acres of terrain and filled with wild animals in Maine.
They ‘State Police of the Woods’ never know what the expect from one moment to the next.
‘Camp North Woods’ will be held and hosted by the University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond. Camp staff, instructors, including the Maine Game Wardens from the show, fisheries and Wildlife Biologists, and more will be on staff.
An all-boys camp will be held from July 15th -29th and an all-girls camp will be held from July 19th-August 2nd. Each week will accommodate 48 campers and will provide hands-on learning opportunities in a number of outdoor related activities.
Parents will also get the opportunity to join campers for the last two days of camp for a family field day and overnight. Cabins and sleeping arrangements will be arranged on-site.
Because of a limited number of spaces at ‘Camp North Woods’, a chance lottery will be held on June 8, 2015. All campers must enter the drawing for a chance to attend.
Campers must be eight-years-old by July 15,2015 and no older than 12-years-old by August 2, 2015. There’s an entry fee of five dollars with all proceeds going to support the camp.
You can apply online here.