Flint Creek Nature Area
Flint Creek Nature Area. Turn west on Dawn Hill East at Sleepy Hollow Store off Highway 59 – Nature Center is less than ¼ mile on the south side of the road. Gentry Arkansas
Free One-Day Nature Camp/Festival
Seven- and Eight-year olds – July 21
Nine- and Ten-year olds – July 22
Eleven- and Twelve-Year olds – July 23
The city of Gentry, Gentry Chamber of Commerce, the Arkansas Agriculture Department, the Arkansas Forestry Commission, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are the sponsors of this nature festival at Gentry’s newest facility, the Flint Creek Nature Area and Community Fishing Pond.
Up to 30 participants in each age group will be accepted to join in this fun and educational activity. The first 30 applications in each age group that are received in the Gentry Chamber of Commerce office will be selected to participate in this free camp-like activity. The kids will receive nature educational materials as well as a free T-shirt. The activities will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch and drinks provided. Please return to: KITW PO Box 642, Gentry, AR. 72734
Kids in the Woods Nature Festival/Camp will emphasize education in natural history and environmental studies. The program is for those who have a genuine interest in the outdoors and the natural world. Applicants should also be prepared to meet expectations for physical activity, social interaction, and cooperative participation in shared duties and responsibilities typical of a summer camp environment.
Activities will include bird watching, nature hikes, tree appreciation and identification, bug kicking (in Flint Creek) and fishing lessons in the new community pond on the property. The pond will be stocked by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission the day before the camp.
Additional information available from Bev Saunders, Gentry Chamber of Commerce, 479-736-2358, www.gentrychamber.com, email@example.com.
Please return application as soon as possible to be sure your child is accepted into this fun and free event.
Click on the following link to print an application form for the Kids in the Woods Festival.