Discovery Day Camp: Galax

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$50
Monday-Friday, June 25-29
8:30am-3:30pm daily
5 Days including lunch and snacks
Ages 6-10
Location: Matthews State Forest, Galax, VA

If running through the woods searching for hidden treasures, examining what lurks in a mountain stream, learning how to use a map and compass, studying birds, bugs, flowers and rocks, and building bridges sound like fun, sign up for the Discovery Day Camp today!

This camp is a week of classic summertime exploration at Matthews State Forest in Galax, VA where you will participate in all sorts of hands-on activities including games, crafts, scientific inquiries and free exploration. The fine arts of discovery and exploration await you!

This program is partially funded through generous volunteer support and donations to provide interest-driven and hands-on educational opportunities for regional youth.  

Highlight Activities:

  • Orienteering
  • Entomology
  • Fishbugs
  • Owl Pellet Dissection
  • Geology - the story of Mount Rogers
  • Miniature Boat Building
  • Fishing
  • The Highland Games
  • Primitive Pottery
  • Birding
  • Journaling

 

Camp Photo Gallery



*Payment can be made online through the sign-up button above or through the mail. Please make checks payable to Blue Ridge Discovery Center, 12627 Wilson Hwy, Mouth of Wilson, VA 2436

**To complete registration please download and complete the Camp Registration Form and mail to: Blue Ridge Discovery Center, 12627 Wilson Hwy, Mouth of Wilson, VA 2436