Sitka Spruce Tips 4H Club to offer outdoor survival skills series for youth

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Registration is open for the Sitka Spruce Tips 4H Club‘s Intro to Outdoor Survival Series.

The series is for kids ages 8 and older. It features six sessions, from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays starting on Jan. 17 and culminating with a tent campout on Feb. 25-26 at the Starrigavan Campground.  The program costs $20 (scholarships are available), and kids must be registered in 4H in order to participate.

During the series, the 4Hers will make their own emergency kits, learn about water purification, build a fire, learn how to prevent hypothermia, learn about wild edible plants, and more.

The registration deadline is Jan. 15. For more information and to register, contact Julia Tawney of Sitka Conservation Society at 747-7509 or julia@sitkawild.org.

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