USM hosts nature camp

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This a news release from USM

Registration is now open for the biology department's Nature Camp for 3rd-9th graders at Lake Thoreau.

The camp's theme is From Atoms to Ecosystems, teaching students about the building blocks of life and how those components interact with one another to form the unique ecosystems around the world.

The camp cost $200 per person with lunch included, or $175 without lunch. The dates are July14-18 for 3rd-6th graders and July 21-25 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for 7th-9th graders.

To register, visit or call 601-502-5272.