2016 Henrico Junior 4-H Camp

Camp Forms and Information   :  Brochure

 

Let’s go camping!  The 2016 Henrico Junior 4-H Camp will be held August 1 – 5, 2016 at Jamestown 4-H Center.  All boys and girls 9 through 14 years of age as of September 30, 2016, may attend. If 13 by January 1, 2016, 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 – MARCH 5, 2016!

Come to the Henrico Extension Office on Saturday, March 5, 2016, to register your child for 4-H Camp.  Registrations will be accepted from 9:00am to 12 noon.


Teen Counselors

Teen Counselor applications for 2016 are due January 13, 2016.
Interviews will be held January 27, 29 & February 1, 2016.

Teens turning 14 years old or older by January 1, 2016, 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.

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.

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