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Ice Cream Social, Lloyd A Stage Nature Center, Troy - Aug 10, 2014

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Hands-on Fun at this Summer Camp for Children!

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survival_11Survival Camp

Ages 11-14 years

Wed-Fri, July 23-25, 9 am-2 pm

What kind of skills do you need to survive in the wilderness? Learn about this and more through hands-on activities including fire making and shelter building. We will also play the "hungry" games. Come dressed for the outdoors including sturdy shoes or boots. Fee includes take-home survival materials. Bring a lunch and water.

 Fee: $  75; TNS Member fee: $ 65 

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Bees and Bee Keeping

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bees_1Bees and Bee Keeping

Ages  Adult

Tues  Jul 29, 7 - 8:30 pm

Join Dennis Holly, a successful bee keeper and president of the Oakland Bee Keeping Club, as he covers the basics of bee keeping. He will bring equipment and provide demonstrations. Towards the end of the program, he will have a question and answer session. He will also discuss the politics of bee keeping in Michigan and what is being done, or not being done, to help the bees.

TNS Members free. Guests welcome, $5 suggested donation.

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Children Explore the River & Pond at this Summer Camp!

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summer35River Camp

Ages 6-10

Tues-Fri, August 19-22, 9 am-4 pm

Activities will include pond dipping, stream exploration, water experiments, water testing and learning more about the animals that depend on water. Children will build their own boats to race down the Rouge River! Prepare to get dirty and come daily with boots. Bring a sack lunch each day. Beverages and an afternoon snack will be provided.

Fee: $ 160; TNS Member fee: $ 145 

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Get Your Service Hours the Natural Way!

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summer0005Volunteer Camp

Ages 14-18

Wed-Fri, August  6-8, 9 am-12 pm

Need service hours for your school? Volunteer at the nature center! Bring your friends and enjoy some hard work, helping out wildlife, and making a difference in your community.

Fee: $ 48; TNS Members fee: $ 40

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