Poplar Hill to host Science and Technology Camp starting July 15

Poplar Hill will host the Keewaytinook Okimakanak Science and Technology Camp next week (July 15-19, 2002).There will guest speakers from the MNR, 2 local elders and 3 staff members from the northern chiefs council. The camp will be 5 days in length and a maximum of 20 participicates from ages 8-18 are invited to join in this camp. A variety of activities are planned for the week. There will be plant, fish and animal identification sessions. Speakers from the MNR will talk about understanding the ecosystems and how they work including land and rock formations. Elements found in our areas and various rocks will be shown from the canadian shield. They will also explain management strategies for fish and animal habitats. The elders will help with the plant and animal identification and much more... Oh yes, there will be a feast on the 4th day. Everyone is welcomed to join us for this learning opportunity.