Volusia County Kids Invited To Join ECHO Rangers

Children in grades 1-5 are invited to join Volusia County’s ECHO Rangers, an educational program that focuses on the county’s ecological, cultural, heritage and outdoor resources.

The program is offered at more than 50 sites including parks, museums, libraries and historical sites.

Using a “Passport to Adventures” guide, children are asked to visit at least eight sites and participate in specially designed ECHO Rangers activities. The program also includes self-guided adventures children can complete with their parents any time; these include hiking, biking, fishing and creating artwork.

Children and parents can learn more about the ECHO Rangers program at the following kick-off meetings:

6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary

10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Spruce Creek Park’s large pavilion No. 1, 6250 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange

10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at DeBary Hall Historic Site

The registration fee is $20 per child. ECHO Rangers is coordinated by the staff of DeBary Hall Historic Site. For more information, visit www.volusia.org/echorangersor contact Lisa Perez at 386-668-3840 or lperez@volusia.org.

Source: Volusia County News Release

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