Camp Conservation helps kids get active


Part of Camp Conservation included children taking part in an obstacle course to test their skills.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Scott Ray has an attentive audience while showing youths how adaptations help animals in the wild.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Scott Ray said the youths gave great answers during his presentation.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Scott Ray used different skulls to show how animals have adapted themselves to their environments.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

One aspect of Camp Conservation included a presentation on healthy eating.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Alana West told the campers about the five major food groups and talked with them about developing healthy eating habits.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Alana West tossed a ball around the group to test the campers on their knowledge of food and food groups.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Camp Conservation used a trailer pulled by a utility vehicle to ferry the campers from one area to the next.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Lunch time meant play time for the campers, who used the down time to romp around the fields.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Soccer was one of the games some of the kids played while taking a break.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Groups got together to toss around a football.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Danielle Rowe explains to this group of kids how the obstacle course they are about to go through works.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The obstacle course featured lots of different obstacles for the campers to overcome, like this one.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

No, it’s not a football training camp but one of the obstacles included stepping through these tires.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

This part of the obstacle course — rolling a tire — included the added challenge of being pelted with water balloons.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The water balloons not only created a challenge during the course, but also helped the children cool off.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

One part of the obstacle course involved moving a cup along a piece of string by spraying water on it.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Part of Camp Conservation included children taking part in an obstacle course to test their skills.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0899.jpgPart of Camp Conservation included children taking part in an obstacle course to test their skills. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Scott Ray has an attentive audience while showing youths how adaptations help animals in the wild.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0814.jpgScott Ray has an attentive audience while showing youths how adaptations help animals in the wild. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Scott Ray said the youths gave great answers during his presentation.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0821.jpgScott Ray said the youths gave great answers during his presentation. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Scott Ray used different skulls to show how animals have adapted themselves to their environments.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0822.jpgScott Ray used different skulls to show how animals have adapted themselves to their environments. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

One aspect of Camp Conservation included a presentation on healthy eating.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0828.jpgOne aspect of Camp Conservation included a presentation on healthy eating. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Alana West told the campers about the five major food groups and talked with them about developing healthy eating habits.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0831.jpgAlana West told the campers about the five major food groups and talked with them about developing healthy eating habits. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Alana West tossed a ball around the group to test the campers on their knowledge of food and food groups.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0837.jpgAlana West tossed a ball around the group to test the campers on their knowledge of food and food groups. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Camp Conservation used a trailer pulled by a utility vehicle to ferry the campers from one area to the next.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0841.jpgCamp Conservation used a trailer pulled by a utility vehicle to ferry the campers from one area to the next. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Lunch time meant play time for the campers, who used the down time to romp around the fields.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0847.jpgLunch time meant play time for the campers, who used the down time to romp around the fields. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Soccer was one of the games some of the kids played while taking a break.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0850.jpgSoccer was one of the games some of the kids played while taking a break. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Groups got together to toss around a football.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0851.jpgGroups got together to toss around a football. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Danielle Rowe explains to this group of kids how the obstacle course they are about to go through works.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0855.jpgDanielle Rowe explains to this group of kids how the obstacle course they are about to go through works. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The obstacle course featured lots of different obstacles for the campers to overcome, like this one.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0859.jpgThe obstacle course featured lots of different obstacles for the campers to overcome, like this one. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

No, it’s not a football training camp but one of the obstacles included stepping through these tires.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0868.jpgNo, it’s not a football training camp but one of the obstacles included stepping through these tires. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

This part of the obstacle course — rolling a tire — included the added challenge of being pelted with water balloons.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0877.jpgThis part of the obstacle course — rolling a tire — included the added challenge of being pelted with water balloons. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The water balloons not only created a challenge during the course, but also helped the children cool off.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0891.jpgThe water balloons not only created a challenge during the course, but also helped the children cool off. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

One part of the obstacle course involved moving a cup along a piece of string by spraying water on it.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0897.jpgOne part of the obstacle course involved moving a cup along a piece of string by spraying water on it. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Part of Camp Conservation included children taking part in an obstacle course to test their skills.

Scott Ray has an attentive audience while showing youths how adaptations help animals in the wild.

Scott Ray said the youths gave great answers during his presentation.

Scott Ray used different skulls to show how animals have adapted themselves to their environments.

One aspect of Camp Conservation included a presentation on healthy eating.

Alana West told the campers about the five major food groups and talked with them about developing healthy eating habits.

Alana West tossed a ball around the group to test the campers on their knowledge of food and food groups.

Camp Conservation used a trailer pulled by a utility vehicle to ferry the campers from one area to the next.

Lunch time meant play time for the campers, who used the down time to romp around the fields.

Soccer was one of the games some of the kids played while taking a break.

Groups got together to toss around a football.

Danielle Rowe explains to this group of kids how the obstacle course they are about to go through works.

The obstacle course featured lots of different obstacles for the campers to overcome, like this one.

No, it’s not a football training camp but one of the obstacles included stepping through these tires.

This part of the obstacle course — rolling a tire — included the added challenge of being pelted with water balloons.

The water balloons not only created a challenge during the course, but also helped the children cool off.

One part of the obstacle course involved moving a cup along a piece of string by spraying water on it.

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