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4-H Art’s Camp scheduled

Posted 6/25/2015

Prior 4-H experience is not required

It’s time to register for the first annual 4-H Art’s Camp offered this summer by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. The camp, open to youth ages 9-14, is scheduled for August 6-7. The camp will start at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m.

Every participant can expect to have fun doing a variety of hands-on activities such as theater art, painting, recycled art, creating a camp commercial, tie-dying T-shirts and more. 4-H S.T.E.M. day camps remind youth that learning can be fun! 4-H is an organization that primarily focuses on youth development. Youth involved in 4-H learn leadership, citizenship, technical skills and life skills through active participation in events, projects and community service.

Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center is located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. Cost of the day camp is $50 per person per session and includes cost of supplies, T-shirt, snacks and refreshments. Sibling registration is $40 per person per session. Please note the camp is open to all youth from any part of Nevada and previous 4-H experience is not required.

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H began a century ago as an educational program for the nation’s rural youth. Today, 4-H meets the needs of and engages young people in positive youth development experiences. 4-H participants are all youth, ages 5 to 19, taking part in programs.

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. The 4-H program promotes life skills development through an expanding number of delivery modes: 4-H community and project clubs, military and 4-H afterschool programs; special interest groups; school enrichment; faith-based; camping and more.

For more information on the Art’s Camp, please email or call Karen Best at 702-257-5538.

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