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Description:

Watauga Cooperative Extension will offer a Pizza Adventure Week: Local Foods for Local Kids day camp this summer.

It will run Monday – Thursday, July 9th – July 12th, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.each day.

This day camp is for 6 – 10 year olds. Explore local sources of food as you collect ingredients for pizza. Make pizza from scratch and enjoy other food fun. See a cheese factory, pick blueberries, visit animals at farms and more! We will start and end each day at the Agricultural Conference Center in Boone. The fee is $80 for the week. Make check payable to Watauga CES. Register at N.C. Cooperative Extension, 971 West King St.  Call our office at 828-264-3061 or email Margie_mansure@ncsu.edu or Kirsten_dillman@ncsu.edu

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