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Sustainable Harvest Camp connects teens to cultivated Alaska

Posted: August 12, 2011 - 7:17am

Pre-teens and teens, ages 11 to 18, are invited to attend a residential camp beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at SAGA’s Eagle Valley Center focused on harvesting and enjoying Alaska’s natural bounty.

Participants will learn to safely and sustainably harvest, process and eat wild and cultivated Alaska products. Attendees will also gain skills in fishing, firearms safety, wilderness survival, resource management and more. Learn how to smoke and can fish, harvest wild berries and dig Tlingit potatoes.

Register early. Camp runs Aug. 16-19, days and nights. Limited to 20 youth. Cost to participate is $100.

For more information call Darren Snyder, 796-6281. This camp is being offered by the Southeast Alaska 4-H Cooperative Extension Program.

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