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Save The Bays 2nd Camp Eco-Explorer Week treats younger campers to environmental treasures and secret places


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Campers all over the world ride horses, swim and eat Smores by an open fire, but at one camp in Grand Bahama youngsters got to hang out with fish, mangroves, reef balls and sting rays. They were the dozen lucky enough to take part in the second session of Camp Eco-Explorer.

Sponsored and run by Save The Bays in partnership with Waterkeepers Bahamas along with volunteers like Elfsworth Weirm Grand Bahama Park Warden at Bahamas National Trust (BNT), Keith and Linda Cooper of West End Ecology Tours and Barry Smith at Paradise Cove, the week-long Eco-Explorer camp allowed children ages 7-11 to study and feed sting rays, explore mangroves, wetlands and pine forests and learn about deforestation from salt water intrusion caused by hurricanes and storm surges...

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