** Archived Article - please check for current information. **
Jan. 8, 2013
Camp Wildwood of South Carolina open for 2013 registration
Camp Wildwood is a high energy hands on, outdoor environmental camp for 10th through 12th grade students and is in session June 23 – 29 at Kings Mountain State Park. At Camp Wildwood, students acquire the knowledge and appreciation needed to protect and wisely use our natural resources.
Camp Wildwood helps young adults grow by providing a supervised, positive environment that has safety as a primary commitment. Wildwood encourages self-reliance, self-discipline and independence in an outdoor setting. Self-confidence is built through cooperative relationships with adults and peers. It is also a place to learn about the diversity of our natural resources and the variety of career choices within the environmental field.
Daily activities include instruction in fisheries, forestry, firearm safety, orienteering, first aid, soils and wildlife. The hands on classes are conducted outdoors by professional resource staff members. Afternoon activities include sports such as softball, swimming and volleyball. Dances, campfires and skit night are some of the most popular evening activities.
Camp Wildwood is sponsored by the Garden Club of South Carolina, Inc., the South Carolina Wildlife Federation, the Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund, South Carolina State Parks and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.
For more information, call Camp Coordinator Dan DuPre at (803) 720-9299 or email email@example.com.
- Fishing seminar to be held at Conway HS on Feb. 2
- North Island hog hunts with dogs to remove destructive feral hogs
- Public invited to Family Fishing Clinics
- Camp Wildwood of South Carolina open for 2013 registration
- Late-season migratory bird season continues
- NRCS/Conservation Districts accepting applications from SC farmers,
ranchers for Conservation Initiatives
- Youth coon hunt to be held in McConnells on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013
- Shooting Sports Field Day set for Feb.9 near Garnett
- Prescribed burns restore habitat, improve safety on heritage preserves
- White-nose Syndrome continues to decimate bat populations
- Clemson University graduate students create new Sassafras Mountain overlook
- National Geographic names Jocassee Gorges one of ‘50 of the World’s Last Great Places’
- 2012 Environmental Awareness award nominations sought
- Freshwater fishing trends
- Saltwater fishing trends
- S.C. weekly tidetable
- DNR video