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Register for 4-H Summer Camp Today!

Registration for 4-H Summer Camp will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m. and continuing until camp is full or 10:00 a.m. Camping spaces are offered on a first come first serve basis.  Greenville/ Emporia 4-H Camp is open to all youth residents of Greensville/ Emporia who are 9-13 years old.  If you are not sure if your child is eligible, please call our office at 434-348-4223 before camp sign-up day. 4-H Camp Sign-up will be held at the Greensville/ Emporia Extension Office located at: 105 Oak Street, Emporia, Virginia 23847.

The purpose of 4-H is to help develop life skills in community youth.  Greensville/ Emporia 4-H is centered on positive youth development and camp have proven to be one of the most effective methods to involve a large number of youth in the 4-H program. 

4-H camp can have a huge impact on a child’s life.  Along with making lifelong friends and having fun, youth learn valuable life lessons and skills that they will carry with them the rest of their lives.  Many campers return to camp as a 4-H Teen Counselor where they gain valuable leadership experience volunteering their time to give back to 4-H. 

4-H camp is a fun opportunity for boys and girls to learn skills through hands-on experiences.  The camping program helps youth build self-esteem, and challenges them to be innovative and creative.  Participants have the opportunity to take several exciting classes, including Advanced Swimming, Beginning Swimming, Archery, Advanced Art, Arts & Crafts, Canoeing, Cooking/ Foods, Advanced Fishing, Fishing, GauGau, Leather Crafts, Low Ropes, Nature & Forestry, Outdoor Living, Riflery, Cheerleading, Sports of All Sorts, Theatrical Arts, Gardening, Woodworking – about 25 to choose from: There’s also arts and crafts, swim and recreation time, special evening events, songs and games, and more.

Don’t miss the opportunity to register on March 15th from 8:00am-10:00am or when space is full whichever comes first.

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