New River Gorge Invites Students To Camp Drift-a-Bit

FAYETTE COUNTY, (WOAY) – This summer students will be able to learn about camping and community service.

New River Gorge learning cop-op as Americorps vista, program support, is coordinating a summer drift-a-bit camp as a fundraiser for their program.

The camp is also going to teach environmental stewardship through a community service project and hands-on environmental science experiments. Students will also be able to learn how to rock climb, and mountain bike, among other things.

Program Coordinator, Veronica Crosier says, this is one way to showcase beauty of West Virginia to students.

“Mostly we want them to feel really confident in themselves, we want them to know there‚Äôs lots to be offered here in their home and if your gonna play in the New River Gorge you have to take care of it. We really want to teach them about environmental stewardship and giving back to the community that gives opportunities like this to us.”

Camp Drift-a-Bit will be taking place from June 16-22.

The camp is open to only elementary and middle school students. It will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The cost to attend is $370 per child, for more details click here.

 

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