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Sourland Mountains Try-it

Sourland Mountain Try-it patch To earn this try-it, you must complete 4 requirements including the one starred.

*1. Take a quiet walk through Camp DeWitt and listen to the birds and insects. Can you distinguish different species? Discuss the food chain.
2. Find 5 different plants and 5 different animals that exist at Camp DeWitt.
3. Follow the number trail from Engelman back to the flag at Hawley Field or take a hike through another area of the Sourland Mountains.
4. Find a tree stump where you can read the growth rings. A year's growth equals one light and one dark ring. How old was it when it died?
5. Learn the geologic history of the Sourland Mountains. Did dinosaurs live here? Talk about erosion.
6. Enjoy a scavenger hunt around Camp DeWitt. Use the nature scavenger hunt provided or make up one of your own.
7. Plant flowers around the buildings at DeWitt as a service project activity.
8. Hike to Engelman field and draw a picture of the views you see.
9. Make a bird feeder or bird treat.
10. Plan and help make a campfire meal.

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