Need College Credit, CEU’s or just want to have some fun?
Try…EECO Tours - July Tour
Tour the Little Miami River’s Fort Ancient Valley
What we will do:
- Visit the Hopewell Mounds at Ft Ancient and tour the museum
- Explore what remains of an early 19th century tavern, a depression era boy’s camp, and a railroad town lost to the river.
- Enjoy a three-mile canoe float with some Ordovician fossil hunting, macroinvertebrate netting and water chemistry testing along the way.
Come for all or just part of the day, whatever works in your schedule.
When: Tuesday July 24th
9:30 Meet at YMCA Camp Kern for introductions, coffee, and bagels
10:00 Car pool over to the valley and then on to Fort Ancient for tour and museum visit
12:00 Lunch (pack your own) in a 1930’s CCC built pavilion
12:45 Head to the river for stream quality testing and canoe trip
2:45 Wrap up and goodbyes
3:00 Bus ride back to our cars (or a beautiful 4-mile hike on the Silver Moccasin Trail)
Register online at www.eeco-online.org or you can register or get more information by contacting
Dave Moran at
YMCA Camp Kern
5291 St Rt 350 Oregonia, Ohio 45054
(To be eligible for college credit you will need to attend at least 3 EECO Tours. We will be offering 4 tours, one per season.)
Download the flyer here.