Have you ever been tent camping with your children? If not, learn to C.A.M.P. (Camping Adventures with My Parents) with National Park Service rangers this summer! The Alaska Public Lands Information Center is offering a weekend family camping program in Denali National Park and Preserve taking place Friday, August 5 – Sunday, August 7.
National Park Rangers will facilitate these fun, educational programs designed to provide families who have not gone camping before with the basic skills and knowledge to camp safely and responsibly in Alaska.
Participants will get plenty of hands-on experience working together on campsite set-up, cooking, wildlife safety preparedness, and more while immersed in the wonders of one of this state’s wild and spectacular national parks! Participants (approximately 20 people) will camp with park rangers in a group campsite at the Savage River Campground, located at approximately Mile 13 on the Denali Park Road.
The Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center will provide camping gear for participant use during the weekend and Alaska Geographic will provide meals and snacks from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch. Families are responsible for driving themselves to and from Denali and for paying the $10.00 per person (age 16 years and older) park entrance fee.
For more information or to apply, contact Maria Berger, Lead Education Specialist with the Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center at 459-3731 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. Space is limited, so respond by July 29 to reserve your slot in this low cost, high value outdoor learning weekend!
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