4-H Camp Offers New Opportunities

Summertime is almost here and for many Williams County youth that means another chance to attend Williams County Junior Camp. Junior Camp is held at 4-H Camp Palmer and is scheduled for June 30-July 3. Any Williams County youth at least 8 years of age and in the third grade through age 13 as of Jan.1 are welcome to attend. Registration materials are available on the web site, http://williams.osu.edu/, and the Williams County Extension Office at 1122 W. High St., Bryan. Completed registration forms are due to the Williams County Extension Office by June 14.

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Youth will have the opportunity to enjoy countless activities such as swimming, crafts, dancing, canoeing and nature study while staying in a modern camping facility. Shooting Sports will teach campers proper safety and shooting procedures while practicing in the new shooting range at 4-H Camp Palmer.

Camp is not only fun for the youth, but also builds life skills. Youth will have the opportunity to experience something new each day. Campers will be planning and participating in special ceremonies and activities while completing everyday duties of setting tables, keeping 4-H Camp Palmer clean and keeping their cabins clean. The camp fee includes all meals and most activities for the entire camp. There are additional costs for youth that choose to make a can lamp or youth that want to experience the high ropes course.

Cloverbud Camp Announced

Williams County 4-H Cloverbud Camp is scheduled for June 30 at 4-H Camp Palmer. Youth in grades K-2 are eligible to enroll by June 14. Participants will arrive at 4-H Camp Palmer by 2 p.m. and enjoy many traditional camp activities including swimming, dancing, nature study, singing and campfire. Parents are invited to attend the evening campfire at 7 p.m. with camp concluding at 9 p.m.

4-H members and non-members are welcome. Camp fee includes a dinner meal, camp T-shirt and all camp activities. Registration is due by June 14. For more information contact the OSU Extension Office at 419-636-5608.

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