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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2009

City of Alexandria’s Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center Offers Spring Break Nature Camp for Youth Ages 7 to 10

The City of Alexandria’s Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center, located at 5750 Sanger Ave., will offer a weeklong nature day camp for youth ages 7 to 10. The camp is scheduled for April 6-10, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. Campers will participate in fun, nature-based learning activities, including woodland hikes, live animal exhibitions, journaling, story time, and nature games and crafts. Campers may be dropped off at 8:30 a.m. The camp fee is $275 for City residents ($300 for nonresidents) for the entire week. Registration is ongoing, and advance registration is required for all campers. Space is limited.

To register, or to receive additional information, call the Naturalist staff at 703.838.4829. For information on additional activities for youth, call your neighborhood community center, the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities (703.838.4345), or visit www.alexandriava.gov/recreation.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Mark Kelly, Naturalist at 703.838.4829 (TTY 703.838.4902) or e-mail mark.kelly@alexandriava.gov.