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Youth looking for a fun summer camp to attend need look no further than Pine Bluff 4-H Camp along the Upper Iowa River during June.
Registrations are now being accepted for the Junior and Intermediate 4-H Camp, which are open to all youth just completing grades 4-8.
Area 4-H Campers Wanted
Junior Camp June 9-10 or June 12-13. "Imagine, Explore, Inspire!" - action packed two-day, one-night camp is about letting you do some things you may not have gotten to do before! You will have a great time exploring the camp, enjoying fun activities and meeting other 4-H members! Come spend time with old friends and new. Registration Form
Register through your county extension office. Camp t-shirt included! Registrations are due to the county extension office by April 15.
Intermediate Camp, June 17-19. "Charting Your Course For Adventure" Catch up with old friends and new as you tube down the Upper Iowa River and cross the swinging bridge to the upper campground. There are plenty of activities and projects planned for you. Plus, there will be time to hang out with friends and have fun in the natural beauty at Pine Bluff! Join the fun! Register through your county extension office. Camp t-shirt included! Registrations are due to the county extension office by April 15. Registration Form
Area 4-H Camp Counselors Wanted
4-H camp is one of the best experiences 4-H members can have during the summer months. It is a great way for camp staff to help youth get their developmental needs met in creative ways. Campers get to meet new friends, reconnect with old friends, and hang with cabin counselors (belonging). Campers get to learn new things and practice new skills (mastery). By being away from family for a few days, campers get to make decisions and learn how their decisions affect others (independence). Camp is a time for everyone to get to help other people and practice good citizenship (generosity). By providing a safe environment where everyone feels included, great camp counselors are the backbone of great camps. I hope you will apply for this important role in the life of young people!
**11th and 12th graders may be counselors for Intermediate Camp. 9th -12th graders may be junior camp counselors.**
2014 Camp Counselor Training
When: Thursday, June 5, 2014
Where: Pinebluff 4-H Camp.
Training will provide you the opportunity to meet the 4-H camp staff, review camp plans, understand roles and responsibilities as a camp counselor and of course have fun!
Counselor Application (word document)
Pine Bluff 4-H Camp is 115 acres of pine-covered bluffs, beautiful trails, and wild river located in northeast Iowa's Winneshiek County. Pine Bluff is owned and operated by the Winneshiek County 4-H Foundation in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension. It is a camp for youth, an outdoor laboratory for schools, a retreat site for families and other groups, and a valuable forest and wildlife habitat.
Facilities are modern and well-maintained, and staff is employed and trained by Iowa State University Extension, which through the 4-H youth development program has been offering 4-H camps for many years.
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