Prairie Waters to host summer day camps for 5th- through 8th-graders

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Prairie Waters Education and Research Center will host two day camps this summer for students entering 5th through 8th grade next school year.Splashin’ Around at Prairie Waters — for those entering 5th and 6th grades — will be held June 17-19, 2019. Among other activities, participants will wear waders as they walk in streams to discover what lives in the water.Fishin’ Around the Prairie Waters — for those entering 7th and 8th grades — will be held June 24-26, 2019. Participants will explore fish habitats, including lake exploration via pontoon boat, and catch fish with and without rods.Camp fees for each camp are $85, which includes a T-shirt, lunch, and transportation from VCSU to the Prairie Waters facility in Kathryn, N.D., daily. Financial assistance is available.Registration deadline is May 31 for both camps. Registration forms can be found online at extension of Valley City State University, Prairie Waters is an environmental education center specializing in water education and water-related research. Prairie Waters connects K-12 students with water resources in a number of classroom and field experiences, provides water-sampling certification workshops for state employees, and does contract research for state agencies such as the Department of Health and North Dakota Game and Fish.For more information, call Prairie Waters at 701-845-7570 or email