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Wilderness Camp

409 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville, IL 62025

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Learn how to survive in the wilderness of 1820 Illinois at this fun, three-day camp.

The camp will run June 10-12 at the Col. Benjamin Stephenson House in Edwardsville. Activities include plant identification, different types of trees, starting a camp fire, cooking a meal over the camp fire, identifying animal tracks, sewing a simple hunting bag, items needed to fill the hunting bag to survive the wilderness.

The camp is open to children ages 10 and up. Participants should bring a sack lunch; midmorning snack and drinks provided.

Space is limit to 12 participants. Payment is due at registration. Call 618-692-1818 to register a camper.

Download the registration form here.


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