2012 Summer Adventures- Summer Camps!

In the summer, Pender County 4-H provides an assortment of summer educational programs as a part of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service-Pender County Center. The programs are meant to provide a safe, fun and educational variety of program alternatives for children while they are out of school. All youth are invited to participate, regardless of whether they are members of 4-H or not. In order for registration to be complete, payment must be received. Cost covers the expense of the class. If classes are full and your money has not been received, your child may not be able to attend the class.

What is 4-H? 4-H is a non-profit youth organization that exists nationwide and statewide and is open to all youth ages 5-18. 4-H promotes hands-on learning, building of life skills, volunteerism and leadership and is free to join.

Registration and payment is due by June 4th!!!!!!

2012 Summer Adventures Registration Packet & Forms

Earth Science Adventures

This day camp is specifically designed for cloverbud age youth: 5-8 years old and is full of science and discovery!  On the first day youth will learn about pollution and recycling.  The second day will be all about habitats and wildlife.  From making rain to making a habitat, youth will have fun while they explore their world around them!  Snack will be provided!  Limit: 10 Youth

Date: June 18-19     Age: 5-8     Time: 8:00am-11:00am               Location: Agriculture Building Auditorium              Cost: $25

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Surf Camp (Teens)

Back by popular demand!  Join us and New Hanover County 4-H  for surfing lessons taught by instructors from Odysea Surf and Kiteboard School.  Learn how to surf and also about water safety, ocean conservation, and more!  Youth must be able to swim in the ocean.  Parents are responsible for transportation to and from the surf shop.  Please wear a bathing suit and bring sunscreen.  Limit: 10 Youth

Date: June 20    Age: 14-18     Time: 8:30-11:30am  Location: 50 South Surf Shop 302 South Topsail Drive Surf City, NC        Cost $40                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

ESI: Entrepreneurship Investigation

Want to discover the entrepreneur inside you?  Come join us and New Hanover County 4-H and learn what it takes to successfully start your own business!  From learning the basics, to dressing the part– you will receive all the tools you need to get started!  Participants will engage in hands-on activities, learn from guest speakers, and go on business tours!  Lunch and Snack will be provided each day (as well as a goody bag complete with t-shirt).  Limit: 10 Youth

Date: June 25-28     Age 12-18     Time: 8:30am-3:30pm              Location: Cooperative Extension: New Hanover Center (transportation provided from Burgaw each day)             Cost $80                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Hunter Safety Education Course

The Hunter Education Course includes information about hunter responsibility, wildlife conservation and management, firearms, wildlife identification, survival and first aid, specialty hunting and tree stand safety.  Youth will be taught by a certified instructor and NC wildlife officer and receive 10 hours of instruction.  A test will be given on the 2nd day to determine if the participants pass the course.  Please bring a bag lunch, #2 pencil, and paper for notes.  Youth must attend both days.  Limit: 15 Youth

Date: July 10-11    Age: 10-18    Time: 9:00am-3:00pm                      Location: Surf City Community Center: 201 Community Center Drive Surf City NC            Cost: Free                    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Jr. Wildlife Gardener

Come join us as we explore wildlife and gardening!  This camp is part of the Jr. Master Gardener program and upon completion, every youth participant will receive a certificate of achievement!  Youth will be engaged in hands-on learning that focuses around gardening basics, soil, wildlife, habitats, and more!  On the 3rd day, youth will be rewarded with a pizza party!  Please bring a bag lunch for the other 2 days.  Snacks will be provided.  Limit: 10 Youth

Date: July 24-26       Age 9-12      Time: 9:00am-3:00pm                 Location: Agriculture Building Auditorium        Cost:$45      

                                                                                                                  

Jr. Surf Camp

Back by popular demand!  Join us and New Hanover County 4-H  for surfing lessons taught by instructors from Odysea Surf and Kiteboard School.  Learn how to surf and also about water safety, ocean conservation, and more!  Youth must be able to swim in the ocean.  Parents are responsible for transportation to and from the surf shop.  Please wear a bathing suit and bring sunscreen.  Limit: 10 Youth

Date: August 6        Age: 9-13       Time: 8:30am-11:30am                  Location: 50 South Surf Shop 302 South Topsail Drive Surf City, NC   Cost: $40                       

                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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