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Camden 4-H Programming

4-H is the largest national youth organization in the United States and in North Carolina it functions locally. Camden County 4-H has lots of ways to get involved for youth and adults! Camden County 4-H provides opportunities through clubs, project records, school enrichment, summer camps and workshops. Check-out below to find out what best fits your needs. Feel free to call (252-331-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) with any questions, comments or concerns.

Upcoming Opportunities for Youth

Camp Cale Fun Day: July 14th

Enjoy a trip out to Camp Cale complete with a cookout. There will be opportunity to fish, swim, shoot archery and more. Ages 6-16. Reserve your spot today! Register at: go.ncsu.edu/campcale

NC 4-H Congress: July 21 – 24

One of our biggest events of the year brings 4-H youth, ages 13-18, from across the state to our state Capital for a 4-day leadership event. The week includes workshops, dances, cultural experiences, a formal, service event and more. Call our office (252-331-7360) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) to for more information today. Registration due June 15, costs around $200/person.

4-H Art Expression Camp: July 26th-27th

Explore your creativity through two days of art-centered camp. Day one will be held at Treasure Point Camp and will include painting, drawing and sculpting and basic techniques plus plenty of fun games. Day two will be held partially in the Camden County Library where youth will get to express through poetry and short-story writing. The camp will wrap up at Treasure Point with an art show at 3:30 that parents are welcome to attend. Ages 8-12. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen and bug spray. Camp currently full. Email Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu for more information and to be added to waitlist.

4-H Eco Adventure Camp: July 30th- August 2nd

Become an adventurer during this 4-day camp! Learn about soil, water, ecology, energy and more with Mrs. Melissa Harnly, AIG teacher at Grandy and Intermediate School, Mr. Brian Lannon, Camden County Soil and Water Technician and Ms. Ali Huber, Camden County 4-H Agent. This outdoor camp will allow for hands-on exploration including canoeing and kayaking. Camp will conclude with a field trip Jennette’s Pier on the final day of camp. Ages 10-15. Bring lunch, one snack, water, sunscreen and bug spray. Camp currently full. Email Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu for more information and to be added to waitlist.

Culinary Academy: August 7th- 9th

Learn how to prepare your own meals with youth from Pasquotank County in this 3-day Culinary Academy. You will gain skills in kitchen safety, food safety, reading a recipe, using kitchen appliances and making delicious meals. You’ll learn first-hand as you make your lunch each day. In addition, we will tour nearby farms and food businesses to get behind-the-scenes experiences. Ages 10-14. Camp currently full. Email Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu for more information.

College Application/ Resume Prep Workshop: August 20th

Getting started on your college application or resume and having some questions? Not sure where to start and have a ton of questions? Have no questions at all because you feel completely lost? Whatever state you are in we’ll help you get sorted out and in a good place through this hands-on, friendly workshop in partnership with the Camden County Library. Ages 15-19. Register at: go.ncsu.edu/collegeresume

4-H Cloverbud Camp: Nature Wonder: August 22nd – 23rd
Get outside and play! This two-day mini-camp is a great opportunity for youth to get outside, get their hands dirty and explore through interactive activities and games focused on nature. Bring a snack, water, sunscreen and bug spray. Camp currently full. Email Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu for more information and to be added to waitlist.

Clubs

Camden County currently has one 4-H Club, Camden County 4-H Shooting Sports, for ages 9-18. The practice twice a week, have educational meetings once every two months and compete in the Eastern District 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament. Youth are welcome to join throughout the year. Call the office (252-331-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) to join.
We welcome the opportunity for additional clubs within Camden County! A club requires at least 5 youth from 3 different families and a caring adult volunteer and can cover a wide range of topics such as science, livestock, horses, service projects, robotics, art, etc. If you are interested in starting a club as youth or as a volunteer give us call (252-3311-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) and we can get started!

Project Records

Interested or passionate in a topic and want to explore it more? Project records might be a great fit for you. Project records can be done in conjunction with a club or event but can also be done independently and covers just about every topic you can imagine. You can design a project, be connected with research, materials and experts through your 4-H agent and have your project judged at the local, state and even national level for prizes. Give us call (252-3311-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) and we can get started!
Another great opportunity within project records is raising and showing livestock in the Albemarle Area Livestock Show in April. Youth ages 5-19 can participate.

School Enrichment

Camden County 4-H is committed to working closely with Camden County Public Schools and  home schools within the county to provide 4-H school enrichment through hands-on learning such as embryology and butterfly life cycles. If you are a teacher, school official, home school teacher or interested in knowing what school enrichment is happening in Camden County give us call (252-3311-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu).

Volunteering Opportunities

Camden County 4-H could not exist without our wonderful team of volunteers! We are always looking for more caring and supportive adults to volunteer in our youth programs with clubs, workshops, planning, school enrichment and more. If you are interested give us call (252-3311-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) and we can find the right fit for you.
Volunteers are required to register online and pass a background check.

Register with 4-H

Registration is free and allows you to participate in all of these great experiences! Youth and volunteers register online. More information available on our registration guide and FAQ.
Sign-up for Camden County 4-H monthly updates by sending your name and email to Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu with the subject: Camden County 4-H monthly updates.
Follow us on Facebook: Camden County NC 4-H
For more information and for accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Camden Extension Center at 252-331-7630 or email Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu 

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Photo of Ali Huber, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAli HuberExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (252) 331-7630 Ali_Huber@ncsu.eduCamden County, North Carolina
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