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TCC INTRODUCES BIRD CAMP FOR KIDS
Collaborative program with Elizabeth River Project, Zoo, Audubon and Butterfly societies


CHESAPEAKE, Va. – (June 28, 2005) – Tidewater Community College is pleased to announce its first-ever Bird Camp this summer for children ages 8 to 11 on the Chesapeake Campus. The one-week nature camp will be held Aug. 1-5, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The cost per child is $50 to cover the cost of materials and supplies.

Children will learn the basics of bird watching, the importance of wetlands and bird anatomy through the experience of outdoor settings and in the TCC biology lab.

Bird Camp is a collaborative project with TCC, Elizabeth River Project, the Virginia Zoo, the Virginia Beach Audubon Society and the Butterfly Society.

For more information and for registration, call 822-5210 or the TCC Information Center at 822-1122. Space is limited to the first 20 campers.

 

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Laurie White
Media Relations
757-822-1085

Tidewater Community College is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling more than 36,000 students annually. The 37th largest in the nation’s 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-four percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit www.tcc.edu

 
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