Staff members of Purdue Extension Elkhart County will host second annual Animal Science Day Camp June 7 from 8:30 a.m.–3:15 p.m. at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds, 17746 C.R. 34, Goshen.
This event is open to anyone who has just completed third through sixth grades to learn about animal science and how animal body systems function. There will be many hands-on activities and a session on cheese making and soap making. Participants will learn how products are made from animals and about animal identification, reproduction and the digestive system of animals.
Those who attend will learn how to design livestock handling facilities and use hex bots to test their engineering skills.
This event is free to current 4-H members; non 4-H members can register for a $15 fee. Lunch is included in the day camp. For more information or to register, visit www.extension.purdue.edu/elkhart, or call the Purdue Extension Elkhart County office at 533-0554.