2014 Day Camps
Jackson County 4-H
2014 Summer Day Camps
(All day camps will be held at the UF/IFAS Jackson Extension Office on Pennsylvania Ave.
Snacks and drinks will be provided. For camps ending after 11:30 AM, you will need to bring a sack lunch.)
July 1, 2014
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Cost: $20 (Ages 5 – 7)
Join us for a look at the fascinating world of rabbits and chickens! Learn what it takes to keep your bunny and/or your chicken properly fed, watered and housed. You will be able to hold a real rabbit and a chicken. You might even see a hen lay an egg!
July 8-10, 2014
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
COST: $75 (Ages 10 and Up – Limit of 10 Youth)
Working in two-person teams, during this three-day camp you will learn how to build an underwater robot through the SeaPerch program. Once built, you will have the opportunity to test your robot, deploy them on missions, and compete in a SeaPerch Challenge. You will learn how to solder, drill, cut PVC pipe and more. Robots are sponsored by local businesses and will not be take-home items. However, other teaching tools/kits will be available for youth to take home.
*By participating in this camp, youth are guaranteed a 4-H club membership in the new SeaPerch 4-H Club starting in the Fall. Fall’s SeaPerch 4-H Club membership will be very limited.
Tuesday & Wednesday, July 15-16, 2014
8:30AM – 11:30AM
COST: $30 (Ages 5 and Up)
Come learn about the Peruvian culture from Ms. Vicky Fuqua, a frequent visitor to Peru. Ms. Vicky is going to share her experiences, pictures and knowledge of one of our neighboring countries. During this two-day camp, you will have the opportunity to create some crafts, plant a crop native to Peru, and learn GPS tracking.
Tuesday through Thursday, August 5-7, 2014
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM ( Ages 5-11)
COST: $15 per child or $25 for family
The main focus of this Day Camp is to provide young people with an opportunity to learn attentiveness, obedience, truthfulness, generosity, gratefulness and do what is right when no one is looking. This is an extension of the character Keepers 4-H Club, held monthly at the Dayspring School.
*NOTE* A minimum of 30 participants is required to hold the Character Keepers Day Camp. If 30 people are not signed up by July 27, 2014, this Day Camp will be cancelled.