LDWF Hosts Father-Child FUN Camp

Release Date: 04/15/2013

April 15, 2013 -- The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) hosted the annual Father-Child FUN Camp on the weekend of March 8-10 at the Woodworth Outdoor Education facility, south of Alexandria.

FUN means Families Understanding Nature and offers parents and their children an opportunity to spend a weekend in the outdoors, re-establishing bonds and honing outdoor skills.

Eleven families participated in various activities including .22 rifle and shotgun target shooting, archery, canoeing, outdoor cooking, orienteering, outdoor safety, making bird feeders, night hiking, fishing and overnight camping in tents.

The next scheduled FUN Camp will be a Mother-Child FUN Camp, offered November 8-10, 2013 at the Woodworth Outdoor Education facility.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited and filled on a first come, first served basis. Registration is $50 for each family (a parent and child). Each additional child is $25. The fee covers meals, lodging and supplies (including tents) used over the weekend. Bed linens and sleeping bags are not provided.

To obtain a registration form on-line, visit LDWF’s website at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/page/fun-camp or contact Karen Crabtree at 318-766-8144 or kedwards@wlf.la.gov.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana’s abundant natural resources.  For more information, visit us at www.wlf.louisiana.gov, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ldwffb, or follow us on Twitter @LDWF.