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Free Teen Night At WonderLab Features Hunger Game Activities
Updated November 13, 2014 8:18 AM
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(BLOOMINGTON) - WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology's monthly free Teen Night this Friday will revolve around the Hunger Games.

The program usually draws anywhere from 50 to 80 teenagers and pre-teens between the ages of 12 
and 18.

The Hunger Games night, which will last from around 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., will consist of several interactive 
activities.

The main craft activity will be creating miniature crossbows that are able to shoot cotton swabs.

The only time teens will be able to handle a real bow will be with special guest and Olympic-trained archer Lindsay Nevalainen.

Nevalainen will be teaching the teens how to draw a bow (but not shoot it), show them some archery gear and share archery photos 
with them.

The Wild Nature Project is also contributing to the event teaching teens important 
survival skills including building a shelter from a trap.

The Wild Nature Project, a Bloomington-based organization, also runs a Teen Leadership Program that meets twice a month, according to its website. Teens ages 14-18 can participate in the program, which teaches "wilderness ninja skills," leadership skills and 
self-reflection.



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