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Youth invited to 'Island Adventure' PALS 4 Good Day Camps

Hospital news | Sunday, June 1, 2014

Crawford Abuse Resistance Effort (C.A.R.E.) of Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital, UW-Extension 4-H, and Crawford County Mentoring Program have limited openings available for youth entering grades 2-5 this fall to attend this summer’s PALS 4 Good day camps. There are three camps; each camp is held Monday through Friday. Wauzeka area youth are invited to attend camp June 16-20. Youth from the Seneca area are invited to register for camp held June 23 – 27, and the session held at the C.A.R.E. Office in Prairie du Chien has been scheduled for July 14 – 18.

“The interactive lessons for this year’s camp programming focuses on an Island Adventure theme,” announces Rick Peterson, C.A.R.E. Director. “Students will also participate in recreational activities and community service projects. There is a small registration fee to participate ($10 individual/$15 family). Scholarships are available if needed. One of the highlights of the camp will be a field trip.”

C.A.R.E., UW Extension 4-H, and Crawford County Mentoring Program staff will teach the programs. High school students involved in C.A.R.E.’s Youth Leadership Council and 4-H will serve as assistants. Registration forms are available by calling the C.A.R.E. office at 608-357-2087 or by calling Crawford County Mentoring Program at 608-326-0217. Registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.