|Elks Day at Camp Clay set|
|Friday, June 07, 2013 12:15 AM|
VAN WERT — Van Wert Lodge No. 1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks would like to invite all kids, ages 8 and up to come out to the YMCA Camp Clay from noon to 4 p.m. on June 18 for “Elks Day at Camp Clay.”
The Elks will be having a special day for all kids. The event is free, as there will be no entry fee to come out to Camp Clay on this day to enjoy the facilities.
The day will feature paddle boats, kayaking, canoeing, wall climbing, swimming and the nature trail. The Aqua Park and playground will be open and available to use.
The Elks will be providing a free lunch to all the kids who come out to Camp Clay on this day.
Van Wert Elks Lodge 1197 is able to provide this free day at Camp Clay for all the kids from a Gratitude Grant they received from the Elks National Foundation. The lodge was able to meet their goal of contributing to the Elks National Foundation a minimum of $4.50 per member this past lodge year. The Elks National Foundation is a perpetual trust fund established many years ago by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Contributions to the Foundation are made each year by more than one million Elks and their families and friends from more than 2,000 Elks Lodges across the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Philippines.
In the event that it rains on the 18th, a rain date as been set for June 25.