Junior Game Warden Camps
These one-day Junior Game Warden Camps will offer youth ages 11 to 15 a structured, fun-filled day learning about the career of a Pennsylvania State Game Warden. Campers will spend the day with game wardens gaining insight to one of the most unique, diverse and exciting careers in the field of wildlife conservation.
The day will begin with a general overview of the Pennsylvania Game Commission and its mission. Then, campers will join wardens for some light physical fitness and confidence building prior to hands-on learning stations. Campers will learn about wildlife forensics and methods used by wardens to catch poachers and solve wildlife-related crimes. Other activities will involve wildlife capture techniques for nuisance complaints and research; woodland tracking; and outdoor survival. Attendees will get a glimpse of what it is like to work on the Thin Green Line as a Pennsylvania State Game Warden.
Junior Game Warden Camps will be held in two locations. Bottled water and bag lunches will be provided. Campers with special dietary needs should bring their own bag lunch from home.
Registration is limited to 30 campers at each event.
Lancaster County, July 19: An event in the southeast will be held from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area Visitor’s Center, located at
100 Museum Road, Stevens PA 17578. For more information call 610-926-3136.
Registration is limited.
Centre County, July 22: An event in central Pennsylvania will be held at the Scotia Range, located on Scotia Range Rd., Warriors Mark, PA 16877. For more information call 570-398-4744. Registration is limited.