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Park & Rec FISH CAMPS

 Learn-to-Fish Camps for Boys & Girls!

Fishing is an age-old activity that dates back to the beginning of time when man first saw fish under water, recognizing them as a source of food. Ever since, people have been figuring out clever ways to bring fish to the dinner table! In this way, Park & Rec wants to help youngsters ages 8-15 learn to fish and experience the thrill and joy that comes along with it. Adult mentors will help kids learn the basic techniques of fishing through hands-on bank fishing and breakout sessions. Camps meet at several locations in Faribault. Three programs are being offered. For details, email jjarvis@ci.faribault.mn.us.

 Easy Registration: In person at Park & Rec, by phone at 334-2064, or online at

www.faribault.org/parks/onlineregistration.

 Camp Fee: $35* (Includes bait, a free camp shirt, and a Cabela’s fishing rod or tackle.) *Scholarships are available, inquire at registration.

 Schedule:

#624: T/W/Th June 24-26, 1-4pm

#721: M/W/F July 21, 23, 25, 9am-Noon

#812: T/W/Th Aug., 12-14, 1-4pm

Park & Rec Science Classes

 Easy Registration:

In person at Park & Rec, Online at www.faribault.org/parks, or call 334-2064 with a credit card! Scholarships not available.

 Myth Busting 101 (Entering Gr. 1-5, Fall 2014)

Mind-blowing myths or scientific facts? Join us to confirm or bust strange myths and wacky urban legends. We ask the crazy questions, develop hypotheses, then smash it, crash it, sink it or launch it to determine if the myth is confirmed, plausible or busted. Fee: $44.

T/W, July 8-9, 9:30-Noon.

 Science Explorers’ Wizard School (Entering Gr. 2-5, Fall 2014)

Join us to investigate a wizard’s laboratory. Become an apprentice as you learn the science behind the magic. Learn to harness electricity and make your own wand.

Explore the secret world of alchemy and create scientific potions and more in this fun, hands-on imaginative class. Fee: $44.

T/W, July 8-9, 1-3:30pm. 

Intro to Digital Photography

   This in-depth, step-by-step approach will teach you how to use your digital camera. Learn about lenses, depth of field, shutter speeds, creative composition, lighting, landscape photography, capturing action, ISO, and resolution. Also learn advanced topics like flash, night, and “artsy” photography. Bring your digital camera to class!

For details, email Patrick@ermerphoto.com. This is a four-night class.

#1620A: July 7, 9, 14, 16, 7-8pm

#1620C: Sept. 8, 10, 15, 17, 7-8pm   

Class Min/Max: 4/20.   Location: Washington Center

Fee: $35. Instructor: Patrick Ermer.

Please register at Park & Rec, online at www.faribault.org/parks, or call 334-2064 with a credit card.

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