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Dance Weekend

State 4-H Contacts:  Jenny Murray and Alex Coffman


To enhance an individual’s awareness of and skills in specific heritage and folk dances. To provide dance learning experiences that will challenge interested 4-H’ers at their skill level. To provide in depth training for 4-H’ers to lead or teach heritage and folk dances.


  • 4-H'ers who are at least 12 years old by September 30, 2020, through age 21.
  • Vetted 4-H volunteers are also welcome to attend.

WHEN: March 13-15, 2020

CHAPERONE COST: $50 - Interested fully vetted WVU 4-H volunteers can apply to serve as chaperones at this event. A basic understanding is that the chaperones are expected to remain in camp through the weekend, to stay in the cottages with the campers, and to assist the campers during classes and programs. A camp staff application and Health History Form must be included for all chaperones. The Camp Staff ApplicationCode of Conduct and Health Form must be completed prior to registering online.

A group of 4-H'ers dancing at Dance Weekend. REGISTRATION:

Online registration will open January 6, 2020.

Deadline for registration is Friday, February 28, 2020.

Notice: Chaperone/staff must submit a camp staff application and be approved to attend before registering online. Please contact Rachel Griffith for a staff application.


Request for refunds must be made in writing and faxed, postmarked or emailed by February 28, 2020, to:

Rachel Griffith
618 Knapp Hall
PO Box 6031
Morgantown, WV 26506-6031

NO REFUNDS will be made for no-shows. (There is a $35 refund processing fee. No refunds will be made for amounts less than $35 after deduction of the processing fee).


Counties will need to send one vetted 4-H adult volunteer to serve as a chaperone for every 10-campers from your county. Male chaperones are always in short supply, so check with neighboring counties if you need help covering your camper/chaperone ratio.

A basic understanding is that the chaperones are expected to remain in camp through the weekend, assisting the campers during classes and programs as well as staying in the cottages with the campers.

Chaperones need to complete the State Camp Staff Application by November 30, 2019. Chaperones will received communication prior to camp with training and additional information about their responsibilities during the camp. The state staff application, code of conduct and health history form must be completed prior to registering on site.

Counties must have all participants' and chaperones' paid in full by Friday, February 28, 2020.