NPS to host Junior Ranger camp in July

Published 9:10 pm Friday, June 16, 2017

The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail is getting set to host four Junior Ranger summer camps.

Their dates and locations are:

Saturday, July 8, Selma Interpretive Center, Travel in Time with a Ranger

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Thursday, July 13, Perry County-Marion Public Library, Arts and Crafts with the Trail

Saturday, July 22, Lowndes County Interpretive Center, Freedom Songs of the Movement

Saturday, July 29, Lowndes County Interpretive Center, Voting Registration Workshop for Youth and Adults and Junior Ranger Completion Ceremony.

The camps will be for kids between the age of 5 and 14 years of age. A parent or guardian is required to remain with children for the entirety of the camp. Every camp will begin at 10 a.m. and wrap up at 2 p.m. at their designated location.

Each child must register prior to coming to the camp. Registration takes place at The Lowndes County Interpretive Center and The Selma Interpretive Center between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Each camp is limited to 30 children. It is going to be a first-come, first-serve basis. If space is still available, children may sign up on the date. All of the camps are free and open to the public.

People can contact the Selma Interpretive Center or the Lowndes County Interpretive Center to obtain more information about the camp.

The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail’s Facebook page also has information about the camps and other events planned.