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January 26, 2009

Nature Craft Fun Camp to Celebrate World Wetlands Day

The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are holding a Nature Craft Fun Camp on the 31st January to celebrate World Wetlands day at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre. 

Nature crafts on the day will include St. Bridget crosses, harvest knots, gift boxes, dream-catchers and greeting cards using recycled materials. 

Also students will get an opportunity to pond dip for freshwater invertebrates and they will use identification charts to identify great diving beetles, water boatmen, freshwater hoglouse and many more. 

The camp will run from 10am-1pm at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre and is open to 7-13 year olds. 

The cost is 15 Euro per student and warm clothes are advised.  Places on the fun camp are limited so booking is essential by calling 045-860133

Come on and celebrate World Wetlands day with us.