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Henrico Junior 4-H Camp

Let’s go camping!  The 2017 Henrico “4-H Grows Here” Junior 4-H Camp will be held July 10 – 14, 2017 at Jamestown 4-H Center.  All boys and girls 9 through 14 years of age as of September 30, 2017, may attend. If 13 by January 1, 2017, participants may choose to attend as a Counselor-In-Training (CIT).  Camp cost includes a 4-H t-shirt, lodging, meals, programs, instructional class materials, and transportation by chartered bus. Spaces are limited. Some scholarship assistance may be available.

Registration Day:  Friday, March 10, 2017

Human Services Building,
Demonstration Kitchen
8600 Dixon Powers Drive
Henrico, VA  23228

 Can’t make it to Registration Day? Camper registrations will be accepted
in person and by mail after March 10th and until all spots have been filled.

More information will be available in 2017!

 


Teen Counselors

2017 Teen Counselor Online Application

Applications are due by January 13, 2017.
Interviews will be conducted on January 30, 2017.

Teens turning 14 years old or older by January 1, 2017, must apply to attend camp.  At this age, teens are expected to serve in a leadership role as Teen Counselors.  Training is given before camp to prepare teens for the responsibilities of this role.4h-grows-here-small

At camp, Teen Counselors will…

— Supervise 9- to 13-year-old campers both in cabins and during all activities.

— Show a positive attitude, lead by example, and be a role model for campers.

— Participate in all camp activities, and be on time for these activities.

— Provide motivation and encouragement for all campers, especially those who have trouble adjusting to camp.

— Assist campers with cabin and team duties, and make sure these duties are completed.

— Provide leadership for team activities.

— Abide by all rules of the 4-H Center, as well as other rules outlined by 4-H agents and staff.

— Help settle down and account for campers at lights-out.

— Spend quality time with campers, not with other counselors and camp staff.

— Assist 4-H camp staff and agents with classes, programs, and routine duties as needed.

— Immediately inform adult leaders and agents of any problems and concerns.

— Have fun, while remembering they are at camp as leaders, not campers.

— Be patient, caring, responsible, and adaptable in dealing with people and  situations at camp.

 


More Camping Opportunities

For more great camping opportunities including Cloverbud Camp (ages 5 to 8) visit the Jamestown 4-H Center at:  www.jamestown4hcenter.org

 


 

Questions or concerns?
Please contact the Henrico Extension Office at (804)501-5160
or email our Henrico 4-H Extension Agents!
Email Kendra Young at kkyoung@vt.edu or Kristina Yager at yagerk@vt.edu.

Contact Us

Extension Office

Physical Address
8600 Dixon Powers Dr.
Henrico Government Complex
Human Services Building
Henrico, VA 23228

Phone
(804) 501-5160

Fax
(804) 501-5169

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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Office hours:
8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. EST,
Monday through Friday