University of Southern Mississippi's ACCESS Recreation and the city
of Hattiesburg's Department of Recreation are teaming up to offer
outdoor recreation opportunities for area youth.
"Outdoor Encounter" will offer junior high
and high school students in the Hattiesburg area educational opportunities
such as fire-building techniques, map and compass reading and back-country
first aid, among others. Persons with disabilities are encouraged
to participate, and prizes will be given away. For more information
or to register, call (601) 266-6564.