Posts Tagged ‘Conservation’

Week 2 Conservation, Forestry and Fishing

Returning from the holiday break and launching into week two our camp staff returned excited to be back and at full strength. Week 2 hosted three of our programs for our 9-11 age group. We had 40 campers in Conservation Connection, 20 campers in Fishing and 8 campers in Fantastic Forests. With the warm weather…

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A Week of Water Festivals

This week the Education Department has shifted gears out of the field and woods and into the lakes and streams that the Great Lakes state is known for. It has been a week of water festivals to remind people about how precious the resource we have is and educate them about what makes Michigan so…

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Recruiting Staff and Campers

With about six weeks before summer camp season starts Tyler is keeping busy. This month on top of opening up the facility and working on updating some curriculum our big focus is on recruiting. We are recruiting with a two-pronged approach, as we are recruiting to hire our last few staff members for the season…

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Learn to Hunt Turkey Field Weekend

With spring weather finally making an appearance this past weekend, our Learn to Hunt Turkey participants had a beautiful couple of days to spend time in the woods. During the weekend of April 27th-29th, the Learn to Hunt Turkey group had their last two days of the three-day course.  The weekend was the hunting field…

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Learn to Hunt Turkey Range/Scouting Day

On Saturday the 7th, MUCC’s Learn to Hunt Program teamed up with Steve Sharp and the National Wild Turkey Federation to host the first day of a three day learn to hunt turkey program.  Day one was the scouting and range day to introduce participants to the idea of turkey hunting and to help them…

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Junior Duck Artists

Over the last several months, there has been a great way to get kids involved in the heritage of waterfowling and keep them interested during the non-hunting season.  Both the Federal and Michigan Junior Duck Stamp contests just finished accepting applications for the year. The contests run annually and entries must be submitted by March…

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Education Corner: 2017 Recap

With the last blog of 2017, its time to look back and reflect on some of the progress we have made in the Education Department here at MUCC.  This was the first year in a long time where the Education Department had more than one employee.  With the addition of Camp Director and Lead Educator…

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