Family Climbing Day at Thornhill

FOR RELEASE
2003-06-05
Huntington, Ind.— Huntington College’s Thornhill Nature Preserve will host a Family Climbing Day on Monday, June 9, 2003. Families and individuals are welcome to spend the evening from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., exploring the climbing wall at Thornhill. The cost will be $5 per person or $10 per family. This opportunity is available only to those who are 10 years of age or older. Individuals will be required to sign a waiver form upon arrival. Thornhill will offer this opportunity again on Monday, July 14 and Monday, August 11.

Huntington College operates Thornhill Nature Preserve for the educational enrichment of its own students and the regional community. The 77-acre property includes a variety of diverse habitats, including evergreen and deciduous forest, a woodland pond, meadows, and wetlands. The diverse ecosystem supports a wide variety of wildflowers, mammals, and birds.

For more information about Thornhill Nature Preserve and the events it hosts, call Jule McKanna at 359-4120 or 344-3445. For driving directions to Thornhill, visit www.huntington.edu/thornhill.

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Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. US News & World Report ranks Huntington among the Top 10 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.  
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