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Monday Creek Watershed Camp


Monday July 12, 2021 at 9:00 AM EDT
Friday July 16, 2021 at 4:00 PM EDT

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$50 for Monday Creek Summer Camp

(Ages: 8-12)

$20 for a Rural Action Membership


New Straitsville Memorial Park Shelter House

115 West Main St. New Straitsville, Ohio 43766

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Monday Creek Watershed Camp 2021

At Monday Creek Watershed Camp campers ages 8 - 12 will canoe, swim, learn fishing skills, explore the natural world by looking for critters, and learn about Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) and local water quality. The week will also include favorite activities like catching macroinvertebrates (crawdads and the like), wilderness survival skills, hiking, and archery.

When: Monday, July 12th - Friday July 16th. Drop-off is 8 - 9 am, Pick-up is 4 - 4:30 pm

Where: Camp will meet at the shelter house in the New Straitsville Veterans Memorial Park. The shelter house is next to Little Italy Pizza in New Straitsville.

Pick-up and drop-off will be at the New Straitsville Memorial Park shelter house on Monday - Thursday. On Friday, pick-up and drop-off will be at Burr Oak Beach.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided daily and transportation will be provided for field trips.

COVID-19 protocols:

  • Camp will be entirely outside but please note that children will be transported together in vehicles driven by camp staff to and from field trips. Masks will be worn in vehicles unless prohibited for any medical reason.
  • Campers will wear masks if we are ever indoors for weather or emergency reasons.
  • Distancing will be required when masks are removed if we are indoors.
  • Please stay home if anyone in your household is feeling sick.
  • Please contact us if you have further questions about COVID protocols.

A detailed schedule and more need-to-know information will be sent out closer to the date of the camp.

Cost of camp is $50.00 per camper.

 Scholarships available upon request, please contact Kylee at

Once you register, you will be sent a waiver via email that you must sign and return at the start of camp. 

If you have any questions or problems with registration, please contact us!
Kylee Nichols | 


Rural Action is a membership-based non-profit in Southeastern Ohio. On the registration form, we have provided the opportunity to become a member of Rural Action for an additional $20. A membership with Rural Action helps us to continue our work with children, clean watersheds and illegal dumpsites, create access to quality local foods, and revitalize Appalachian Ohio!

We would love your membership. With the membership you will receive access to our events, volunteer opportunities, workshops, and more.