Wake County 4-H Summer Camp
at the
 Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center
June 21-26, 2015
Registration is now open!
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YOU can give children a summer experience to remember by making a donation or getting involved. All camp scholarship recipients face financial hardship that would prevent them from attending camp without aid, and our scholarship process emphasizes family and youth participation.
 
Please consider making a donation to our camp scholarship fund, Thank you!
 
 
Make a donation.
Pay camp fees online.
 
Wake County 4-H Youth Development is once again partnered with
Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center to provide an exceptional summer camp program from June 21 to June 26, 2015. The Center, located in Reidsville, NC, is operated by the Cooperative Extension Service through North Carolina State University. Highly trained 4-H professionals, recent college graduates and students staff the camp program. Camp specialists supervise activities such as swimming and climbing wall, where unique skills are needed.Accredited by the American Camping Association, the center provides continual supervision with one staff per eight campers to ensure an wonderful camp experience for your child!
 
All Camp Programs included transportation to and from camp, all meals, lodging, a Camp T-shirt and $15 per camper to spend at the camp store!
 
Traditional Camp for youth ages 8–12 (birthday by June 21) is $450 and includes:                                                      USE THIS LINK TO REGISTER
Q  Canoeing
Q  High Ropes Course
Q  Archery
Q  Swimming     
Q  Climbing Wall
Q  Arts and Crafts
Q Teambuilding
Q  Outdoor Living Skills 
Q  Environmental Education
And more! 
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Adventure Camp Program for youth ages 12–13 (birthday by June 21)
is $450 and consists of most Traditional Camp experiences (canoeing, arts and crafts, high ropes course, swimming, teambuilding, climbing wall and more)
Adventure Campers learn:
 Q Orienteering
Q Outdoor Living Skills for a 2 night outpost camping experience on Center property

    USE THIS LINK TO REGISTER

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Trekker Camp Program for young teens ages 13–14 (birthday by June 21) is $470 and is perfect for youth who have aged out of traditional summer camp programs. It provides exciting ways to learn new skills and add to the confidence they will need as older teens.
Trekker Campers experience:
Q Expanded Canoeing Techniques
Q Advanced Climbing Skills
Q High Ropes and Teambuilding
 
Trekkers enjoy a 2 day,
1 night, off-site camping trip that
includes rock climbing on Pilot
Mountain and canoeing on a local
low rapids river!
                                               
 
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All campers enjoy evenings around the campfire, shared discoveries about different cultures, showcasing talents in skits and programs, swimming, climbing, canoeing, new games and dances, and much, much more! Their daily adventures are shared with their families via a secure and private Internet site.
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Visit the link below to find out more about the Betsy-Jeff Penn Center:
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Thanks to Send A Kid To Camp for helping us send many deserving children to camp in 2014.

Send A Kid To Camp enables children ages 5–17 living in difficult circumstances from Chatham, Durham, Orange and Wake counties to attend summer camp! These children may be disabled, living in foster care, or from a family unable to afford camp. 

YOU can give these children a summer experience to remember by making a gift or getting involved.

Many deserving youth from Wake County have attended
4-H Camp through the Send a Kid To Camp program.
 
To donate or to find out more, please follow this link:
   
 
For more information about the Wake County Camp program contact:
 
Diane Schmidt
919-212-9587
or
Andrew J. Meyer
919-250-3977