Sports and Outdoors

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Registration opens for "Smokey goes Camping" preschoolers program at Salamonie

Indiana DNR Release:

Registration has opened for the Smokey Bear/Camping program designed for ages 2 to 5, that will be held at the Salamonie interpretive center on Wednesday, June 23, and Thursday, June 24, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The same program is offered twice to accommodate more children.

In this 1 ½-hour program, children and their parent or caregiver will participate in activities focused on Smokey Bear, wildfire prevention, and camping at the reservoirs. No matter the weather, the program is planned to be outdoors beginning at the Salamonie interpretive center. Participants may arrive early to look around the exhibit area and enjoy the gift shop.

There is a $2 fee per child for the program. The property entrance fee is waived for program attendees.

Parents are asked to register their child in advance at (260) 468-2127 or by visiting the Salamonie interpretive center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews, 46702. Parents must stay with their child throughout the program. Participants can choose to bring their lunch to eat together after the event.

The Salamonie interpretive center and Otter Run Tradin’ Post is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The barrier-free building features exhibits, floor-to-ceiling windows in the wildlife viewing area, and staff to answer questions. The center is located in Lost Bridge West Recreation Area on Highway 105 in western Huntington County.

Visit for more information about interpretive services programs from UWIS.

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