More summer activities available

May 14, 2010 at 12:14 a.m.

Parents have a large variety of activities to select when figuring out how to keep their children active this summer.

A list of activities appeared on Pages B4-B8 on Friday. Below are more camps to consider.

United Methodist Church Summer Camps

Where: Cathedral Oaks Worship and Retreat Center near Weimar

What: Victoria District Junior High Summer Camp

Who: Grades sixth, seventh, eighth (divided by grade completed)

When: July 25-28

Fee: $145

What: Victoria District Senior High Summer Camp

Who: Grades nine, 10, 11, 12 (divided by grade completed)

when: June 27-July 1

Fee: $150

Registration: Forms must be returned to Victoria District Office, 5606 N. Navarro St., Suite 200 C&D, Victoria, TX 77904, by the following deadlines: June 17, senior camp , July 15, junior camp - July 15.

Tuition assistance is available talk to youth director.

For more information, call Judy Johnson, 830-372-4522 or e-mail

Camp David Vacation Bible School

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 2408 N. Navarro St.

When: July 26-29

Fee: Free, need to pre-register

For more information, call 361-575-2441

Wildlife Camp

What: 17th annual Wildlife Conservation Camp at the Welder Wildlife Refuge

Where: Welder Wildlife Refuge, near Sinton

When: July 11-17

Who: Students who have completed the ninth grade are eligible to participate in the camp sponsored by the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society and the Welder Wildlife Foundation near Sinton. Especially recommended for high school students who are considering a career in wildlife management or the natural sciences.

Campers will experience hands-on activities led by wildlife professionals, which include wildlife and plant identification, hunting as a management tool, species diversity, conservation ethics, wildlife capture and survey techniques, wildlife tracking, predator-prey dynamics, white-tailed deer management, fishing, hunter safety, shooting skills, and much more.

Apply: A limited number of openings for students to participate in the 2010 camp are still available. Contact Mandy Corso, refuge conservation educator, for details about the application process, by calling 361-364-2643 or e-mail

Victoria School District Summer Camp

What: CSI Forensics

Where: Patti Welder Middle School, 3006 E. North St.

Ages: Grades seventh-12

When: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., July 19-23.

Information on this camp was wrong on Page B4 on Friday, May 14.

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