Free park program aimed at teens

Meet new friends, gain practical skills in wilderness survival, herbalism and team building at Elk/Beaver Lake.

Meet new friends, gain practical skills in wilderness survival, herbalism and team building   during a Youth in Parks meet up at Elk/Beaver Lake.

The free event is geared toward any teen with an interest in adventure, environmentalism, or meeting new people and includes a relaxation station with snacks and prizes. The day involves action canoeing, a scavenger hunt and removing invasive species.

Presented by the Youth in Parks team, the event is a collaboration between the Capital Regional District, B.C. Parks and the Boys and Girls Club. The program runs from noon to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29. Meet at the Beaver lake parking lot.

More information can be found via facebook.com/youthinparks, or youthinparks@crd.bc.ca or 250-360-3326.

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