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4-H Summer Day Camps

2017 4-H Summer Day Camps Are Here!

Looking for something fun and educational for your child to be involved in this summer?  Well look no further!  Holmes County 4-H has a number of fun, educational, hands on activities for youth of all ages to get involved in that teaches a variety of life skills from decision making and leadership as well as science, art and animal science!  We strive to make the Best Better in all that we do and summer is no exception!

Notice

Day camps & workshops fill quickly and are first-come, first-serve.  4-H Enrollment & Registration Forms are required. Payment must be included.  Incomplete registration will not be accepted and will not hold a spot for day camps. 

 

Below is a complete list of our 2017 4-H Summer Day Camps, Workshops, and Events.  Youth MUST be enrolled in 4-H. If your child is not yet a 4-H member,  youth must be enrolled prior to registration of day camps.  Youth can be enrolled by visiting the 4-H Office in person or by contacting the 4-H Office on how to enroll.

If your child is already a 4-H Member, simply click the link below, print the summer packet, complete the paperwork and submit with the registration fee to the 4-H Office as soon as possible to secure your child’s summer day camp spots!  We look forward to seeing our 4-Hers this summer!

2017 4-H Summer Day Camps, Workshops & Events Packet

Poultry Perfection Workshop

(4-H Age 8 and up)

Friday, June 2, 2017  l  9:30 AM — 3:00 PM

l Cost:  $5*  l Washington Co Ag Center
(*Chick Chain Participants registration is free for this workshop)

Learn all about chickens so that, you too, can have a poultry project in 4-H!  Join us as we will teach you how to care for, show, and even bathe your chicken for a judge at the local fair! You will also receive cool tips and tricks on how to easily take care of your 4-H chicken from information on building cost-friendly pens, watering systems, and more!   Take home some DIY items to help with your project.  You will learn to love your poultry!  If you are a Chick Chain project participant, you are allowed to bring your favorite chicken with you for the day.
Snacks & drinks included.   Youth must provide their own lunches.

Cloverbud Crazy Art Day Camp

(Ages 5-7)

Thursday, June 8, 2017     l  8:00 AM — 2:00 PM

l Cost:  $20  l Holmes County Ag Center
Get in touch with your inner artist at Cloverbud Crazy Art Camp. We are getting CRAZY with water guns, egg shells and shaving cream to make fun and creative art.  We have several fun art projects planned and you will be able to take all of them home with you to share with your family!

Snacks & drinks are included.  Youth must provide their own lunches.

 

Tailgate Grilling Workshop 

(Ages 10 and up)  Space is limited to 10 youth max

Tuesday—Thursday, June 27-29, 2017 l  8:00 AM — 3:00 PM

l Cost:  $50  l Holmes County 4-H Barn

Taught by a local grilling champion who was recently featured on the Food Network’s t.v. show, Bakers vs. Fakers, Mr. Forest Dilmore will teach youth the art and science of safely preparing and grilling beef, pork, poultry, and seafood in an outdoor setting.   Youth will have an opportunity to prepare and grill their own lunch daily. On the last day of the day camp, youth will have an opportunity to show off their skills in a grill off competition which will be a qualifier for the District Grilling Competition in July.

Snacks & drinks included.  Youth must provide their own
cuts of meats daily.

 

Animal Science Field Day

(Ages 10 and up)  Space is limited to 10 youth max

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 l  8:00 AM — 4:00 PM

l Cost:  $20    l UF North FL Research & Education Center (Marianna, FL)
If you are interested in Animal Science, then this day camp is for you!   We will travel to the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center to explore the world of animal science through an interactive tour which will include: laboratory visits, live animal demonstrations, plant breeding plots, live animal ultrasound and so much more!  Youth are required to wear closed-toe shoes for this field day visit!

Snacks, drinks, and lunch are included.

 

Junk Drawer Robotics Workshop

(Ages 10 and up)  Space is limited to 10 youth max

Tuesday—Thursday, July 25-27, 2017 l  9:00 AM — 3:00 PM

l Cost:  $40    l Holmes County Ag Center
Do you love to build things?  How about take things apart?  Curious how things work or are put together?  This workshop is for you!  Join in the junk drawer robotics challenge as we take the plunge into junk!  Make a flashlight out of a tube of chapstick and a watch battery.  Make a robot out of a toothbrush!  If you can dream it, let’s build it!

Snacks & drinks are included.  Youth must provide their own lunches.

 

4-H Legislature Week

(Ages 13 – 18) 

Monday – Friday, June 26 — 30, 2017

l Cost:  $230    l Tallahassee, Florida (FSU Campus)

Senior 4-H’ers come develop your skills to debate, analyze legislation and speak  publicly, all while making new friends and having a whole lot of fun.  At this civic education event, you can sponsor a bill, amend, or lobby it, then debate the issues on the Capitol house and senate floors with your friends.  Legislature is open to Senior 4-H’ers ages 13 to 18 as of September 1, 2016.   For more information, visit http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/leg/ or contact Ms. Niki at 547-1108 or ncrawson@ufl.edu.

 

4-H University Week

(Ages 14 –18) 

Monday—Thursday, July 31 – August 3, 2017

l Cost:  $250   l University of Florida Campus
Florida 4-H University is a week-long overnight event for young adults held at the University of Florida. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in educational workshops led by University of Florida faculty, explore career opportunities, lead community service activities, interact with youth from all over the state, and have fun while developing critical life skills that will help them become productive and engaged citizens in their communities, their country, and their world.  For more information, visit http://4huniversity.com/ or contact Ms. Niki at 547-1108 or ncrawson@ufl.edu.

To be considered eligible for participation in FL 4-H University, participants must be between the ages of 14 – 18 by September 1, 2016 and must not have graduated high school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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