Refuge offers Youth Game Warden Camp

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman will host a one-day Youth Game Warden Camp for fifth- to seventh-graders from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the refuge’s Oak Savanna Learning Center.

Submitted photo Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge will offer a Youth Game Warden Camp on April 29, at the refuge near Zimmerman.
Submitted photo
Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge will offer a Youth Game Warden Camp on April 29, at the refuge near Zimmerman.

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. Preregistration 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 [email protected]

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 K-9 officer Skip.

For questions or more information about the camp, contact the camp coordinator and wildlife officer, Kelly Modla, at [email protected] or 907-260-7021.