WHITLEY COUNTY — The Whitley County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a Conservation Day Camp Tuesday, Aug. 7.

The camp is located at Camp Whitley, just northeast of Columbia City. It begins at 9:15 a.m. and will end at 2:30 p.m., and is for boys and girls ages 9-13. The cost is $10 for the day, which includes activities and lunch.

The campers will shoot skeet, practice archery and build a birdhouse that they will take home with them at the end of the day. After lunch, they will play games and see reptiles native to Indiana. The day camp will end with a swim in Troy-Cedar Lake.

If interested in sending your child or grandchild, contact the Whitley County SWCD office at 788 W. Connexion Way, Columbia City. Call 244-6266 ext. 101 or email at nadean.lamle@in.nacdnet.net for a camp application.