Extension opens registration for Henrico Junior 4-H summer camp

The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is accepting registrations for the 2022 Henrico Junior 4-H Camp, which will be held from July 11-15 at the Jamestown 4-H Educational Center, near Williamsburg.

Open to boys and girls ages 9 through 14, the residential camp provides a fun, safe environment to learn, make friends and discover the outdoors through such activities as swimming, archery, canoeing, basketball, volleyball, forestry, shooting education, campfires, crafts, marine science and skits.

The $300 cost to attend includes meals and lodging for five days and four nights, programs, class materials and a camp T-shirt. Transportation is not provided this year. Scholarship assistance may be available. Registration forms must be returned by mail, with checks or money orders made payable to “Henrico 4-H Fund.” Full payment is due by Wednesday, June 1.

The Jamestown 4-H Educational Center offers woods and open spaces along the James River as well as amenities that include air-conditioned lodges and cabins, archery and rifle ranges, a swimming pool, a river pier and an aquatics resource center.

Accredited by the American Camp Association, the camp is supervised by adult and teen counselors and a staff that includes lifeguards, recreational leaders, a dietician and a medical attendant. For information about volunteering as a parent, contact Kendra Young at kkyoung@vt.edu or Carter Humphries at chumphries@vt.edu. For more information about the camp, call (804) 501-5160 or go to henrico.us/extension.

 
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