Several camps are available to 4-Hers this summer. 4-Hers in grades 4 – 6 can attend Junior Camp in Crossville this summer the week of June 20 – 24 at the Clyde M. York Center. 4-Hers can participate in swimming, playing sports, kayaking and canoeing, the rifle range, campfires, and making crafts. Cost of camp is $235 (cash or check) or $245 (credit card).
Junior High 4-H Adventure Camp is for grades 7th – 8th. This camp will be held May 31 – June 3 and is located in Crossville at the Clyde M. York 4-H Center. 4-Hers can participate in swimming, playing sports, kayaking and canoeing, the rifle range, campfires, and making crafts. They will also get to choose one special adventure to do while at camp (horseback riding, skeet shooting, aerial design, ziplining, hiking, or a day at the lake. Cost of camp is $245 (cash or check) or $255 (credit card).
4-H Electric Camp for 4-Hers in the 6th and 7th grades will be held June 28 – July 1 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Campers will enjoy “hands-on” learning centers such as making an electric lamp, riding in an electric vehicle, electrical safety, and energy conservation. Cost is $185 and includes meals, transportation, lodging, and a trip to Dollywood. Two partial scholarships will be awarded to the top two winning essays submitted to the office by April 29. The essay should be on “The Future of Electricity” and should be a minimum of 500 words. It can be hand written or typed.
4-H Line and Design Camp is for 4-Hers in grades 6th – 8th. The camp will be held July 12 – 14 at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville. 4-Hers will participate in sewing, modeling, and fashion design classes and will get to make a memory board, a scarf, and lotions and lip gloss. The cost for this camp is $100 and does not include transportation. This camp is very limited in the number that can go, so 4-Hers are urged to submit their application and payment as soon as possible.
All applications for these camps and other information can be found at http://dekalb.tennessee.edu or at the University of Tennessee Extension Office located at 115 West Market Street in Smithville. Additional information can be found at
http://www.utextension.utk.edu/4H/ under the summer camps.
Questions can be answered by calling 615-597-4945.