Steamboat briefs: Registration under way for Yampatika summer camps

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— Registration is open for Yam­patika’s 2010 Summer Camps. Yampatika is offering weeklong programs at the Envi­ronmental Learning Center at the Legacy Ranch for children ages 5 to 14. Yampatika’s programs provide children hands-on opportunities to explore their natural surroundings and are designed to inspire environmental stewardship through education. Camps include Wilderness Pioneers I and II for ages 12 to 14, teaching map, compass and GPS skills as well as wilderness ethics and Leave No Trace practices.

Wilderness Pioneers experience a pack-in, pack-out field trip at the end of the week. There also will be an optional overnight experience for Junior Naturalists, ages 9 to 11. Need-based scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis, thanks to The Craig Scheckman Family Foundation. E-mail Yampatika at info@yampatika.org for details.

Registration is open for 29th Steamboat Marathon

Registration is open for the 29th annual Steamboat Marathon, scheduled for June 6. The races accept 1,200 runners in the half-marathon and 500 in the full marathon. There is no cap on the 10K race. Visit www.steamboatmarathon.com for information and to sign up.

Registration is $70 for the marathon, $55 for the half-marathon and $25 for the 10K through May 1, after which prices increase. E-mail marathon@steamboatchamber.com with questions.

French-speaking volunteers sought to assist residents

French-speaking volunteers are needed for assistance to non-English-speaking residents of Steamboat Springs. Call Anna at 870-3069.

South Routt library panel seeking new members

The South Routt Library Board is accepting new members. For information, contact Linda Dilley at 638-4270.

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