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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
News Release

Contact: Colleen Duffy 
Phone: (702) 455-7071 
Email: CDuffy@ClarkCountyNV.gov 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 
Overnight Event Offers Summer Camp Experience 

       Women who never had the opportunity to get away to summer camp – or want to experience it again - have the chance to attend a concentrated camp experience during the Women of the Wild (WOW) overnight camp, presented by Clark County Parks and Recreation, Saturday and Sunday May 18 and 19 at Camp Lee Canyon, located in the Toiyabe National Forest about 45 minutes northwest of Las Vegas. Cost for the overnight camp is $25, and it includes all activities, Dutch oven dinner and pancake breakfast. Space is limited to 30 participants.  

       The women-only overnight camp includes all activities commonly associated with childhood summer camps including archery, high ropes challenge course, day and night hikes, Dutch oven cooking, crafts, mountain biking, fly fishing, campfires, movies and more. Participants can choose which activities they would like to attend. Other than the dinner and breakfast meals provided, campers are responsible for their own food, snacks and bedding. Minors are welcome to participate as long as they’re accompanied by a parent or guardian who also is registered for the camp experience.  

       Those interested in the Women of the Wild camp experience can call (702) 455-1905. Registration is available in person at Mountain Crest Community Center, 4701 N. Durango Drive at Lone Mountain Road or online at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/parksregistration. Additional information on various Clark County Parks and Recreation activities and events also can be found on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.  

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       Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability.  With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 12th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 42 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.