News from Kamloops

April 11, 2012

Kamloops Museum & Archives Lecture Series: Wild About Antarctica

Kamloops, B.C. - Join 14 year old explorer Justine Wild as she shares her unique experience with 'Students on Ice' in discovering Antarctica. Attend this fascinating presentation on April 21st, 2012 from 10:30 - 11:30 am at the Kamloops Museum to learn of her adventure among the penguins, told through engaging story-telling and inspiring photographs.

Justine Wild participated in the Students On Ice (SOI) educational expedition to Antarctica, from December 2011 to January 2012. Justine is currently a grade 9 student at South Kamloops Secondary. Wild enjoys a wide range of outdoor activities including camping, backpacking, kayaking and canoeing in summer, and downhill skiing in winter. She plays violin, piano and trombone, and sings in her school choir.

Register online at www.kamloops.ca/ezreg or call 250-828-3500 and quote course number 193232. Admission is by donation.

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Media Contact:
Melissa Baker, Museum Educator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3493
mbaker@kamloops.ca