This year’s Camp Wildwood started off with a little rain and some nervous faces. As campers gathered together in their niches to begin getting to know these strangers who were really friends they just hadn’t met yet, the nerves gave way to interest and exploration.
High school teams from across the state met up at the Sandhill Research and Education Center in northeast Columbia to compete head to head in college-level outdoor exams related to Aquatics, Forestry, Soils, Wildlife and Agricultural Conservation.
Although many have not heard of it, there is an archery program in the schools of America that has over 2.4 million participants. This is the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), and I have been a part of it for the past eight years of my life.