CASTLETON — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting a winter survival demonstration starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Green Mountain Conservation Camp Kehoe.
The event will include a brief indoor talk followed by a hand-on portion outdoors with Warden Rob Sterling and his canine assistant, Labrador retriever Rufus. They will be demonstrating winter searching skills.
Weather permitting, the participants will build a Quincy, or a snow house similar to an igloo.
The event is free and open to the public. Participants are asked to wear layers as there will periods of standing but also rigorous work.
Camp Kehoe is located at 636 Point of Pines Road in Castleton.
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