Upcoming Opportunities for Youth
4-H Presentations at District Activity Day: June 20
Presentations are a unique opportunity to develop public speaking skills in a positive and fun environment. Additionally, you are able to delve into a topic you are interested in, create a fun and exciting presentation or demonstration, and compete against other youth from across Northeastern NC during District Activity Day. District Activity Day is June 20 in Warren County. Register by May 16. Sign up here. More info here. Ages 5-18.
State 4-H Camp: June 24-29
Camden County youth can enjoy an exciting, week-long summer experience at the Eastern 4-H Center with NC youth ages 8-12 during this sleepaway camp that includes, archery, canoeing, swimming, crafts and much more! I will be present at camp with all of the Camden County youth as well. Information and sign-up page. Register by May 24, $300 for the week.
4-H Youth Volunteer Counselor Training: June 21st – 22nd
We invite Camden County youth 16-18 years old to apply to be Volunteer Counselors this summer during our 4-H Summer Adventures! This provides an opportunity for volunteer hours, leadership training and gain work experience. This is the mandatory training on June 21st and 22nd. Register at: go.ncsu.edu/volcounselor
4-H Island Adventure Camp: July 6th
Learn the skills to survive this Island Adventure! This outdoor, day camp will have you competing and collaborating after you find yourself on an “Island” with only a few supplies. It will be a fun day filled with laughter as they learn about nature, water, and canoeing/kayaking. No prior skills needed. Ages 8-12. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen and bug spray. Register at: go.ncsu.edu/islandadventure
4-H Geology Explorer Camp: July 9th-10th
Dig deep into the Earth for this geology-centered camp. You will get to learn about rock cycles, fossil location, how to be an archaeologist and mining through exciting hands-on activities on Day 1 at Treasure Point camp. Day two, you will visit the Aurora Fossil Museum to learn all about fossils and attempt to dig for your own. Ages 9-13. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen and bug spray. Register at: go.ncsu.edu/geologyexplorer
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. Register at: go.ncsu.edu/artexpression
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. Register at: go.ncsu.edu/ecoadventure
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. Register at: go.ncsu.edu/culinary2018
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
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