Cloverbud Day Camp was held June 11 - 14 at Mays Chapel near Lavalette. Youth engaged in lots of hands-on educational activities around healthy living, citizenship, and science. Camp also featured a variety of speakers. Here are a few highlights.
Wayne County 4-H News
The 2019 4-H Younger Camp was held Jun 18 - 21 at Cabwaylingo State Forest. Youth engaged in lots of hands-on learning that involved STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) activities, arts and crafts, hiking and agricultural science in the morning and all kinds of fun activities each afternoon. Below are just a few highlights from a great week at Cabwaylingo!
The WV 4-H Air Rifle Team wrapped up competition last Thursday June 27, 2019 in Grand Island, NE. The team finished 5th out of 19 teams nationally. Andrew Kelley and Chase Smith of Wayne County, placed 11th and 12th respectively, after three days of competition, out of 79 air rifle competitors. Please help us congratulation them and their coaches on a job well done!
Here are a few highlights from the 2019 Older Camp at Cabwaylingo State Forest. It was held June 24 - 28, 2019.
The 2019 Wayne County 4-H Older Camp concluded on Friday, June 28, at Cabwaylino State Forest. The photo below features Spirit and H award winners (l-r): James
Cox, Hands H; Blake Cox, Health H; Abby Kincaid, Spirit of Camp; JoJo
Vanhoose, Heart H; and Cameron Cade, Head H.
The Energy Express program in Wayne County kicked off on Friday, June 7. We are proud to have so many talented Site Supervisors, Community Coordinators and Mentors willing to work with elementary aged youth this summer to help them improve their reading and provide them two nutritious meals every day! Call the Wayne County office to learn more 304-272-6839.
The start of the 4-H Camp season is days away. Confirmations were emailed to all parents and guardians. Below is a summary of important details for each camp.
Wayne County Kids Day was held May 15 at Wayne High School. Over 300 youth learned about 4-H and Energy Express programs. To learn more about opportunities with 4-H and Energy Express, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.
4-H Teen Camp Counselor participated in a training on Saturday, May 18, at the Wayne County Extension Office. We are thankful for a strong group of dedicated teens for camp next month! The teens include (l-r): Danielle Adkins, James Cox, Grayson Smith, Kayla Smith, Breanna Crockett, Brenna Barnett, and Simon Ballengee (missing Benji Chute, Conner Hall and Cameron Cade).
Two Reality Store programs were held in May at Fort Gay and Vinson Middle school with middle school students. Reality Store is a financial simulation that allows students to get a sense of the "real world" upon leaving school. Many thanks to all the volunteers and teachers for their support of this program.