Camp Fire’s Percy Jackson Quest at Camp Wathana in Holly seeks challengers

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Camp Wathana in Holly, will be transformed into a mythical land for the Percy Jackson Quest, which is set for 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 29.

Young people will have an opportunity to test their abilities to challenge the gods in situations inspired by the Percy’s Quest, an adventure based on the Percy Jackson legend. Only in this case, it’s a reality game. Activities are led by seasoned players from the fantasy group “Shifted Lands,” (https://shiftedlands.com/) who are skilled transformaing imaginative battle scenes into live action role-playing. Shifting Lands are staff of seasoned role-players and creative minds who   provide entertaining mentors for players of all styles and abilities. Shifted Lands skills are easy to learn for new people.

The “Percy Jackson Quest” at Camp Wathana will offer a day-camp experience. Groups ages 5-9 years and 10-14 are welcome. Registration fee is $125 for teams of five youth and one adult chaperone, or $30 for individual youth registration, with one adult chaperone. The fee includes lunch and snack (blue food).

“The Percy Jackson Quest allows young people to act out their fantasy in real time, in the splendor of our natural environment,” said Elizabeth Longley, executive director of Camp Fire of Southeast Michigan, which owns Camp Wathana. “The kids love it. And parents will find that this offers a creative, entertaining venue.”

Registration is from 9:30-11:30 a.m., with sword and shield-making from 9:30-11:30. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The quest begins at 12:30 p.m. and wraps up at 4 p.m.

Camp Wathana is a historic, 250-acre camp in Holly about an hour north of Detroit that is managed by Camp Fire of Detroit. The Camp offers a variety of camp experiences, including archery, arts & crafts, canoeing, drama, fishing, hiking, low ropes course, swimming, and various other activities. For more information, visit www.campfiresem.org, email kids@campfiresem.org, or call (248) 382-8382.

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