Discovery Day Camp: Galax Session II - SOLD OUT!

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Session II: July 29-August 2
9:00am-3:00pm daily
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

  • Creek day

  • Owl Pellet Dissection

  • Geology - the story of Mount Rogers

  • Fishing

  • 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, 6402 Whitetop Rd, Troutdale, VA 24378

**To complete registration please download and complete the Camp Registration Form and mail to: Blue Ridge Discovery Center, 6402 Whitetop Rd, Troutdale, VA 24378