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ASP Hosts Outdoor Girls’ Day June 7

Calling all girls in grades 6-12! Ever wanted to learn more about natural sciences and careers in science? Take advantage of a great opportunity to learn with other girls like you on Saturday, June 7, for Outdoor Girls’ Day at Allegany State Park (ASP).

The event begins at 9 a.m. at Camp Allegany on the Red House side of the park. After registration and a welcome, participants will rotate through 40-minute long stations. The hands-on stations, led by women in the natural science fields, include banding songbirds, looking for creek creatures and making seed balls for endangered butterflies.

In the late morning, a panel discussion will be held, followed by lunch (bring your own) and afternoon workshops. The day concludes at 4 p.m.

This event, held rain or shine, is free and open to girls currently in grades 6-12. Teachers and parents are welcome to attend. Registration is required by May 30. For more information, or to sign up, call (716) 354-9101, ext. 236, or email
adele.wellman@parks.ny.gov.

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