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Call for Submissions for Kids’ Essay and Art Contests

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy has announced a call for entries for the sixth annual Kids’ Essay and Art Contests. The contests are open to all students in grades pre-kindergarten through eight in the six Upper and Mid-Shore Counties including Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Caroline, Talbot and Dorchester.

Essay Contest Rules and Entry Form
Art Contest Rules and Entry Form
Students entering the contests should demonstrate through writing or visual art where and how they like to play and spend time on the Shore. Essays and artwork might illustrate favorite parks, events or activities, or visions and dreams they have for future parks and open spaces.

Art entries are open to students from pre-K through eighth grade. Essay entries are open to students in grades five through eight. Prizes will be given to the first- and second-place posters and essays. Art submissions will be judged in categories of pre-K through second grade, grades three to five, and grades six through eight.

Full details, contest rules, and an application form can be found on ESLC’s website at www.eslc.org. Completed essays and posters can be mailed to the Sassafras Environmental Education Center, Kids Essay/Art Contests, 13761 Turners Creek Rd, Kennedyville, MD 21645. Deadline for submissions is April 1, 2013.

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