Family festival at Camp Palmer

The Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation districts have teamed together with 4-H Camp Palmer to present the 2016 Woodland & Wildlife Family Festival on Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 4-H Camp Palmer in Fayette.

Admission is free.

The emphasis is on family fun and learning, with hands-on experiences, vendors, and educational opportunities available to attendees. Some of the learning opportunities include Buzz on Bees, Black Swamp Raptors, Division of Forestry, Division of Wildlife, snakes, worm’s world, edible mushrooms, wildlife pelts, University of Kentucky’s Wood Magic, wagon rides and camp tours. Participants can sign up now for the First Annual Camp Palmer 5K Walk/Run.

In addition to the learning experiences, participants can zip line for $1 per turn or try out their log rolling skills in the new Camp Palmer pool for $5.

The festival is sponsored by a consortium of nine northwest Ohio – Soil and Water Conservation districts including the counties of Fulton, Defiance, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Van Wert, Williams, Paulding, and Wood in northwest Ohio.