York County Parks and Rec to present Get Outdoors Scouts Day


The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will present a Get Outdoors Scouts Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Nixon County Park.

Self-guided stations targeting third- to fifth-grade scouting requirements will be set up around the Nature Center. A booklet will be provided to guide participants from station to station.

Adult supervision is required. The cost is $2 per child. No registration is required.

Scouts will also have a chance to conduct a service project by working with a park naturalist in replanting several areas.

Teams will be make wire cages for small trees and dig holes for new trees. Tools will be provided.

Long pants and long-sleeved shirts are suggested.

There is no fee for the service project, which is also open to small teams, families and civic groups.

To register for the service project, call 428-1961.