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Waldo Day Camp comes to Greenbrier County

Appalachian Headwaters announces a new, affordable day camp near Lewisburg starting in July.
Starting July 1, children ages 8-12 will have a new opportunity to participate in Waldo Day Camp,
six miles west of Lewisburg. This fun and educational camp will feature a full-day program, Monday
through Friday, with before- and aftercare available for working families. The camp will run for seven
weeks throughout the summer.
Day campers will work with experienced outdoor educators, an ecologist, a plant specialist, and
others in an environment rich in opportunity for learning about the natural world. A certified low ropes
course, archery, games, gardens, arts activities, and yoga will make for a well-rounded experience for
“We want kids to have fun, make friends, and learn something along the way,” says Erica Marks,
Waldo Day Camp Director. “Being active outdoors is a great way to spend the summer. We plan to
provide an engaging environment with a variety of activities so campers can try new things and develop
skills they already have.”
Kevin Johnson, Education Director, adds, “like at Camp Waldo, our overnight camp in Summers
County, we want to bring fun, adventure and personal growth to spending time in the outdoors this
The camp will operate on a sliding scale fee system based on income with additional financial aid
available – making the camp available to all eligible youth regardless of ability to pay. Waldo Day Camp
is a project of Appalachian Headwaters, a local nonprofit focused on environmental education and
ecological restoration.
Headwaters is also recruiting high school students to work on the summer crew, including
opportunities to work with the day camp. The priority deadline for applications is May 5th. To learn more
and to apply to Waldo Day Camp, visit

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