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Tuesday June 25th, 2019, 11:00am


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Essex Region Conservation’s popular Teen Ranger program returns this August.

The program, designed for young people aged 12 to 15, exposes participants to a wide range of activities and outdoor skills.

“Our certified education staff will guide Teen Rangers through hands-on experiences,” explains Danielle Stuebing, ERCA’s Director of Communications and Outreach Services. “Program graduates will have an enhanced appreciation for all that makes this region the place for life, improved team-building skills and self-awareness.”

The program will take place on four consecutive Tuesdays in the month of August at Conservation Areas around the region including Holiday Beach (Amherstburg), Hillman Marsh (Leamington), and the John R. Park Homestead (Essex).

Teen Rangers will develop the ability to remain calm in a crisis, and learn fundamental survival skills to assist you in an emergency, practice wilderness knot tying, and orienteering, become better canoeists by learning from ORCKA Canoe Instructors and build habitats for local wildlife and learn how to identify local species.

They will also gain homesteading skills such as blacksmithing, tending farm animals, weaving and more and get the chance to work with ERCA’s staff to study local species at risk, construct special habitats to support the species, and observe live specimens.

Cost for the four-week program is $140 and registration will be limited to just 40 participants. More information can be found online at



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