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Not too early to sign up for equine, adventure, wildlife camps

FERNDALE, Ark. – It may be winter outside, but it’s not too early to be thinking about spring and summer day- and overnight 4-H camp registration.

 “These camps are a great way to meet 4-H’ers from across the state while participating in fun and educational activities,” said Creenna Bocksnick, 4-H camping coordinator for the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

 All camps are held at the camps are held at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center in Ferndale. Horses and horse related activities for equine camp are held at Diamond TR Ranch near the Pulaski-Perry county lines.

 Upcoming camps and registration dates are:

  • March 23-26 -- Equine-Spring break camp for 12-18-year-olds. Riders bring their own horses. Registrations are due March 3. Fee is $385
  • June 1-3 – Equine-Summer camp for 12- to -18-year-olds. Riders bring their own horses. Registrations due May 1. Fee is $295.
  • July 6-8 -- Junior Camp for 9- to 12-year-olds. Registrations are due June 16. Fee is $170.
  • July 6-8  -- Adventure and Challenge 13- to 15-year-olds. Registrations are due June 16. Fee is $170.
  • July 13-15 -- Junior Camp, session II, for 9- to 12-year-olds. Registrations are due June 16. Fee is $170.
  • July 13-15 Adventure and Challenge, session II, for 13- to 15-year-olds. Registrations are due June 16. Fee is $170.
  • July 17-19 – Cloverbud camp for 5- to 9-year-olds. Registrations are due June 16. Fee is $110.
  • Sept. 25-27 – Forestry & Wildlife Camp for 10- to 13-year-olds. Registration due Sept. 1. Registration fee is $145.

For more information about the camps, contact Creenna Bocksnick at cbocksnick@uaex.edu or by phone at 501-821-6884.

 
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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By Mary Hightower
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126
mhightower@uaex.edu

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