Tag Archive: Camp

Technology at Camp = Problem Solvers

HughesNet and Florida 4-H have teamed up to help youth learn how to use science and technology to solve problems!

Most people think of camp as a break from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/07/technology-at-camp-problem-solvers/

Staying Healthy At Summer Camp

Staying Healthy At Summer Camp – 7 Keys to a Healthy Camp Counselor Experience

It’s getting hot outside and that means summer camps are heating up! Being a camp counselor is a fun summer job and it’s a great way to learn leadership skills. As a camp counselor, it is your job to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/staying-healthy-at-summer-camp/

Life Lessons Learned at Camp

4-H Camping Season is open! Photo credit: Heather Kent, UF IFAS

4-H camping season is open! Photo credit: Heather Kent, UF IFAS

Its official- summer camp season has started, which …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/17/life-lessons-learned-at-camp/

The Impact of Teen Volunteers As Camp Counselors

DSC01860Most of us are familiar with the need for our teens to become more independent, better communicators, and to develop good decision making skills.  A quick scan of the news headlines can really make one wonder about the future of our community, country, and world.  This post will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/26/the-impact-of-teen-volunteers-as-camp-counselors/

Preparing for Summer Camp

Photo credit UF IFAS Washington County

Photo credit UF IFAS Washington County

School is out and the summer is quickly approaching. As a kid, this was my favorite time of the year because in a few weeks I would be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/12/preparing-for-summer-camp/

Summer Camp is Almost Here: Preparation Tips for Campers (and Parents!)

Summer camp teaches children independence and leadership skills.

Summer camp teaches children independence and leadership skills.

Summer is here and summer camp is on the horizon. Maybe this is your child’s first time to an overnight camp or they are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/08/summer-camp-is-almost-here-preparation-tips-for-campers-and-parents-2/

Summer Camp is Almost Here: Preparation Tips for Campers (and Parents!)

4-Hers still enjoy swimming and kayaking in the Choctawhatchee Bay. Photo provided by Jackson County 4-H.

4-Hers still enjoy swimming and kayaking in the Choctawhatchee Bay. Photo provided by Jackson County 4-H.

Summer is here, and for most 4-H families, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/09/summer-camp-is-almost-here-preparation-tips-for-campers-and-parents/

How Volunteer Leaders Can Promote 4-H Camp Involvement

1013441_659740687387883_254816366_n[1]One word: Incentives

Youth enjoy 4-H summer camp because it provides a welcoming environment where they can learn and grow.  They get to make new friends and participate in activities like, archery, swimming, canoeing, rocketry, kayaking, arts and crafts, and more.  When they come home from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/05/how-volunteer-leaders-can-promote-4-h-camp-involvement/

Forestry Tools Jefferson and Leon Outdoor Camp

Forestry Tools Jefferson and Leon Outdoor Camp

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Campers Measuring Trees with Division of Forestry.

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/17/forestry-tools-jefferson-and-leon-outdoor-camp/

Tips for Summer Camp FUNdraising

 Sherri Kraeft
Wakulla County 4-H Agent
Wakulla County Extension Office
84 Cedar Avenue
Crawfordville, FL   32327
sjkraeft@ufl.edu
850-926-3931
850-926-8789
 

Tips for Summer Camp FUNdraising
Every child wants the opportunity to attend summer camp, but some are unable to due to financial hardships on their …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2011/09/14/tips-for-summer-camp-fundraising/