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Planning your kids’ summer camp? We’ve got 2 for you

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Collin County's Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is sponsoring two summer camps at Myers Park and Event Center.

From July 30-Aug. 1, there's the Food and Nutrition Summer Camp that runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day at Myers Park. The three-day camp is designed for ages 9-13, and the cost is $150. Topic include gardening, MyPlate, basic nutrition, food preparation and more. Programs throughout the camp include hands-on, fast-paced activities and games.

The camp is limited to 40 registrants, so be sure to register early. Please contact Pam Donnell at 972-548-4232 for more information on how to register.

Aug. 6-8 is the Wildlife Conservation Camp for ages 12-18 at Myers Park. The camp runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, and costs $125 per student. Learn about animal tracks, hunter safety, Texas raptors, archery, aquatic biology, entomology, antler scoring, conservation acts in Texas, and more.

To sign up, please contact Amanda Parks by email.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services provides programs, tools, and resources—on a local and statewide level—that teach people how to improve agriculture and food production, advance health practices, protect the environment, strengthen our communities, and enrich youth.

Myers Park and Event Center is located at 7117 County Road 166, in McKinney. MPEC is a county-operated facility with more than 158 acres of lush landscape and event venues for all types of occasions.