Refuge offers Youth Game Warden Camp

Fifth to seventh Graders invited to learn about game wardens at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, April 29.
Fifth to seventh graders are invited to learn about game wardens at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, April 29.

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman will host a one-day Youth Game Warden Camp for fifth to seventh graders on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the refuge’s Oak Savanna Learning Center.
The camp is being offered in partnership with the Friends of Sherburne, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge.
Cost is $20, which includes a T-shirt and lunch. Pre-registration is required and must be received by Friday, April 14. Registration packets are available at www.fws.gov/refuge/sherburne or by contacting the refuge at 763-389-3323 or Sherburne@fws.gov.
Federal and state game wardens will serve as the youth’s teachers. Activities will include investigating wildlife forensic crime scenes and working a case, decision-making about wildlife management and enforcement, exploring antlers, skulls and waterfowl, practicing outdoor survival and archery, and meeting Canine Officer “Skip.”
For questions or more information about the camp, contact the Camp Coordinator and Wildlife Officer, Kelly Modla, at Kelly_Modla@fws.gov or 907-260-7021.