Trigg County 4-H will be camping this year on June 29– July 2, 2009. We will be camping with Breckenridge, Caldwell, Lyon and Hancock counties. The cost of camp is $135.00 and this year’s camp theme is Birthday Bash, Kentucky 4-H is 100 Years. 4-H camp is open to any youth ages 9-13. Parents here are my top ten reasons to send you child to camp:
10. Your child will learn greater independence and teamwork. 9. Your child will have a variety of camp classes and activities to participate in. 8. Your child will be well supervised, a ratio of 5 campers to 1 counselor. 7. Your child will make life long friendships. 6. To get your child out of the house for a week (a vacation from the kids).
5. Your child will be exposed to nature and the great outdoors! 4. Your child will not be exposed to TV, video games, or phones for 5 days. 3. The camp fee includes 3 meals and 2 snacks per day, lodging, transportation, a camp t-shirt, and all planned activities. 2. 4-H camp is ACA (America Camping Association) Accredited. 1. Your child will “Love it at 4-H Camp because 4-H camp is Loads of Fun”!!!
Here are the top 10 reasons kids list for going to 4-H camp:
10. Vacation from parents 9. Enjoying a campfire 8. Games, singing and dancing 7. Getting close to nature 6. Canoe Races 5. Going swimming everyday 4. Creating the biggest splash 3. Hitting the bulls eye in archery or riflery 2. Making New Friends 1. HAVING FUN!!
So to be sure your child has a bunk waiting for him or her at 4-H camp, turn in a 4-H camp form today! What if you don’t have a camp form? No Problem! Just call the Trigg County Extension Office at 522-3269 and we’ll send you one. Or go to the web http://ces.ca.uky.edu/trigg/youthdev/ or pick one up at the school offices or library. Just make sure the camp pre registration and a $25 deposit are returned by May 12. Space is limited so be sure to get your form in as soon as possible. After May 12th we may have to release bunks to other counties. I hope to see your child at camp.
For more information about 4-H camp contact Janeen Tramble at 522-3269 or email@example.com.