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2009 4-H Summer Camp at Lake Tahoe

Posted 6/1/2009

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Southern Area’s 4-H camp is being held at the Nevada State 4-H Camp at beautiful Lake Tahoe from August 16-21, 2009. Registration is open to campers between the ages of 8-12 until the camp is full.

This year’s theme, Superheroes, utilizes the 4-H Science, Engineering and Technology (S.E.T) program. During the six days, the campers will participate in activities centering on hiking, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), digital photography, robotics, geo-cashing, rocketry, jewelry-making and much more. The teen leaders group is already hard at work mapping out this year’s activities, including the traditional camp dance.

Cost of the camp is $350 and includes transportation, meals and activities. Youth who provide their own transportation to and from camp will receive a $150 discount on the camp cost. If you would like your child to become a 4-H member and attend camp, please contact Tera Robinson at 702-257-5524 or e-mail robinsont@unce.unr.edu .

4-H is an organization that primarily focuses on positive youth development and is open to all youth ages 5 to 19. 4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, life skills and technical skills through active participation in events, projects and community service. 4-H is the largest out-of-school youth organization in the United States with over 7 million members. There are over 49,000 young people engaged in 4-H programs across the state of Nevada. 4-H is delivered in many different settings including community and project clubs, military and 4-H afterschool programs; special interest groups; school enrichment; faith-based; camping and more.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is an outreach arm of the University that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University of Nevada—and other land-grant universities—to local communities. Educational programs are developed based on local needs, sometimes in partnership with other agencies and volunteers. For more information about the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, please visit the website at www.unce.unr.edu .

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