Casper College hosts ‘Summer Field Science 2022’
Hands-on learning in Garden Creek: Casper youth diving into studies of the local ecosystem. (Courtesy photo/Beth Wisely)
Casper College is offering a field science camp for elementary students currently in the fourth or fifth grade. The camp will run June 13-17 from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
According to Beth Wisely, who holds a doctorate in geology and teaches geology at Casper College, the deadline for early registration is Friday, May 24. The registration site can be found at this link.
The five-day camp will provide field experience for those students who are interested in science and nature. “This is a great way to get your fourth and fifth graders outdoors this summer and excited about nature and discovery,” said Wisely. “Instructors include geologists, biologists, and educators who invite your children to share in the wonders of the natural world of Wyoming, close to home.”
Students will participate in field trips throughout the area to learn about the local plants, animals, rocks, and fossils. They will visit Casper city parks, Edness Kimball Wilkins State Park, the Alcova/Pathfinder area, Casper Mountain, and other areas.
The cost per student is $100 and is due June 6. The camp is limited to 20 students, with others placed on a waiting list. A limited number of scholarships are available. Vans will leave from and return to the Casper College campus each day.
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