4-H camps’ deadline nears
Jun 06, 2013 | 858 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The 4-H office has announced its 2013 summer schedule and youth across Bradley County have been busy signing up for camps.

There are two overnight camps that are still open and one day camp for youth.

Junior 4-H Camp: This camp is for fourth- through sixth-grade 4-H members. 4-H Junior Camp will be held June 24-28 in Greenville at the Clyde Austin 4-H Camp.

The overnight 4-H camp offers a variety of camp activities, such as swimming, canoeing, fishing, sports, tie-dying, crafts, campfires, shooting sports, and a whole lot more.

There are still 15 spots available on a first-come, first-served basis. The fee for 4-H Camp is $270 per camper. This fee covers transportation to and from camp, lodging, a camp T-shirt, and meals for the week. Payment and registration forms are due no later than Friday, June 7.

A mandatory camper/parent meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 11, at 6 p.m. If you have any questions, call the 4-H office at 728-7001.

Summer Fun Day Camp: This day camp will focus on educating youth about nutrition and cooking and making arts and crafts. Summer Fun will be held on Wednesday, June 12, and Thursday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to noon. Youth in grades 4-7 are invited to attend this camp. The cost for the camp is $20 per person and the deadline to register is Friday, June 7.

The camp is limited to 20 individuals and must have 10 youth registered to conduct it. For more information or to request a sign-up sheet, call the 4-H office at 728-7001.

Junior Heritage Skills Camp: This two-day, one-night camp will be held in Benton July 17-18. The camp focuses on what it was like to live in the “old days.”

This year’s theme is “The War Between the States.” Youth attending will swim, learn new skills and do crafts, participate in outdoor cooking, and play lots of games! Youth in grades 4-6 are invited to attend this camp. The cost is $55 per person and the deadline to register is Monday, July 1.

Participation is limited and registration will be done on a first-come, first-served basis for all camps.

Registration forms are available at the 4-H Office at 95 Church St. S.E. or by calling 423-728-7001.

For more information or to receive an electronic version of any registration form, please contact Lynne Middleton at LMiddle2@utk.edu.