Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Reminder: Volunteer Hours Opportunity and Outdoors Club Meeting

4-H Foresters Challenge Club
For teens that love adventure, the outdoors, and new challenges!

Learn all kinds of outdoor skills—paddling, climbing, hiking, survival skills, caving, and much more! Open to 13-18 yr olds in Ingham, Jackson, and Washtenaw Counties and nearby areas.

Informational Meeting – PowerPoint Presentation and Q&A Session
•    Sunday, May 11th, 6-7 p.m.
•    Jackson County MSU Extension Office
•    1715 Lansing Ave., Suite 257, Jackson, MI 49202

Upcoming Climbing Trip to Big Bay (about 45 minutes from Marquette)
•    May 22-26, 2014
•    Climb and rappel rock faces up to about 100 ft high, hike to Bearish Mtn, play in the water at the Yellowdog River, enjoy the Northwoods of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
•    Trip fee is $50-$75 depending on the number of club members attending
•    Mandatory pre-trip meeting for new members and parents, 7-8 pm after the info session
•    Parent chaperones needed

Volunteers Needed
The Jackson County Parks Association is looking for volunteers to help plant flowers inside Cascade Falls Saturday May 10th 9:00am-11:00am. The flower boxes are rota-tilled and ready to plant. Volunteers will meet at 9:00 in the main parking lot at the north side of the falls. Refreshments will be provided. Please contact Rick Sigers if you would like to help: rsigers@att.net or (517) 937-3762.