Get Ready for Summer Fun 2021!

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Summer Fun Promo

Hey everyone! Are you looking forward to the summer sun and camp fun? Then you are ready to sign up for the Union County 4-H’s Summer Fun Day Camp Program! This year is unique because we are offering both virtual and face-to-face camps for youth ages 5-18 in a safe and inclusive environment. We have a great lineup with new and old camp topics including the Act it Out Theater Camp, STEM Bytes Robotics, BBQ Bootcamp, Animal Adventures, and more! 

The need for a summer camp experience this year is great with all the isolation and change youth have experienced throughout the past year. Summer camp is known to teach independence and essential life skills, provide fun screen-free activities, promote growth in a safe environment, and more. Union County 4-H is meeting this need with this annual program. While the format of the camps may have changed, the same hands-on and interactive activities will happen. 

Several partners will be involved in the creation of these camps including Union County Soil and Water Conservation District, Master Gardener℠ volunteers in Union County, 4-H Teen Members, and N.C. Cooperative Extension staff. They will share their expertise in their respective fields so youth can gain the most educational experience possible. 

Click on this 2021 Summer Fun Packet link for a full list of camps and descriptions.

Date  Camp Age Cost
June 14-18 Exploring 4-H Beyond the Backyard 8-12 $100
June 21-25 Animal Adventures 8-13 $100
June 28-30 Act it Out: Theater Camp 5-7 $75
July 2 BBQ Bootcamp 10-14 $50
July 6-9 Sewing 101 8-12 $100
July 12-16 Kid Chef (Virtual) 9-12 $75
July 21-22 Beyond the Curve: Career Development 15-18 $50
July 23 Day at the Farm (Outside On Farm Site) 5-7 $20
July 26-30 STEM Bytes: Robotics 9-13 $125
August 2-6 Let’s Get Creative (Virtual) 8-12 $75
August 9-13 STEAM Explorers 5-7 $100

Registration will open on Eventbrite on March 8 and close on May 31. Registration will be accepted upon receipt of fees and child enrollment in 4-H Online. Telephone registration will not be accepted. All fees are non-refundable unless a camp is canceled or a family emergency ie. exposure, family illness, etc. 

Parents must enroll or re-enroll their youth in 4-H Online in order to complete the registration under the 2020 4-H Summer Fun Program club. Please note that the 4-H age is determined as of January 1, 2021. Note: If current 4-H families would like to use 4-H scholarship bucks towards summer camp costs, please contact the 4-H office for further instructions.

Give your child the chance to play and engage with other youth this summer by signing them up for a summer camp! For more information, contact the 4-H Office at, 704-283-3740, or 704-283-3735.

Written By

Leah Joyner, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLeah Joyner4-H Program Assistant Call Leah E-mail Leah N.C. Cooperative Extension, Union County Center
Updated on Feb 24, 2021
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