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2017 4-H Resident Summer Camp at Lake Tahoe

Posted 3/13/2017

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension hosts Southern Area camp

4-H camper practicing archery

Counselor Clint Hatch instructing camper Anthony on the basics of Archery at last year’s camp.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Southern Area’s 4-H resident camp is being held at the Nevada State 4-H Camp at beautiful Lake Tahoe from July 23 - 28. Registration is open to campers between the ages of 9-15 until the camp is full. 4-H Membership is required. (Membership is free, please request applications by placing Club: needed on the pre-enrollment form.)

This year’s camp utilizes the 4-H Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) program. During the six days, campers will participate in activities centering on nature, healthy lifestyles, robotics, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), rocketry, history, dramatic arts, leadership, creative arts, and much more.

Cost of the camp is $430 and includes transportation, meals, T-shirt, and activities. If you would like your child to attend camp, please email or call Karen Best at 702-257-5538. Registration is available online via

Lake Tahoe is a unique and magnificent treasure. This historic 4-H Camp creates opportunities for inspiration, education and relaxation - right on the lakeshore. Owned and operated by the University of Nevada, the camp has a rich tradition as a setting for youth to live and learn at Lake Tahoe. The diverse forest, meadow and beach ecosystems provide an unparalleled opportunity for outdoor environmental education. This spectacular site on 32 acres at the south shore of Lake Tahoe is available to youth and adult groups for camps, conferences, educational events, retreats or other programs.

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.

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