The Glenn County 4-H Youth Development program sponsors a resident youth summer camp every year.
The camp is available for children ages 9-13 and current 4-H membership is not required, according to a press release.
This year’s camp is scheduled for June 27 through June 30.
“We are looking for more youth and adult volunteers that are interested in the outdoors, making friends and having fun this summer,” it was stated in the press release.
The cost is $100 per person and there is an additional $65 fee for 4-H enrollment if the youth is not a current 4-H member.
Fee waivers may be available and the deadline for applications is Monday, June 10 and are available on a first come, first serve basis,
For adults willing to attend as staff (with duties and responsibilities), the cost is $50.
Adults are required to attend two planning meetings but are encouraged to attend all remaining meetings.
The camp facilities are located at Mt. Lassen Camp in the Lassen National Forest near Mill Creek, according to the press release.
The average participation is about 80-100 campers from Glenn County each year The camp is staffed by 4-H personnel, volunteer adult leaders and high school-age camp counselors, according to the release.
This year, the camp director is 4-H volunteer Eric Roberts and assisting him are three youth directors, Lester “Bucky” Squier, Lauren Taylor and Evan Boone.
This year’s youth counselors are Noah Bostrom, Cliff Johnson, Kenzie Eddy, Nicole Corporon, Sheyenne Munguia, Jacy Mull, Shelby Lloyd, Hannah Cloyd, Morgan Skala, Tristen Wesley, Sarah Mendonca, Teresa Mendonca, Amber Kurth, Danielle Walkup, Magella Millen, Joey Wills, Jeffery Hill, Pyper Rush, Dallin Southam and Hannah Gonzalez.
This year’s Camp Staff includes Alyssa Perry, 4-H program representative; Debbie and Jennifer Scritchfield, camp cooks; and Klacey Worthington, camp nurse. Glenn County 4-H adult volunteers assisting camp staff are Jessica Gibson, Melissa Cloyd, Maigen Matteucci, Kyle Scritchfield, Marley Matteucci, Anthony Matteucci and Melinda Matteucci.
“The 4-H camp is a rustic camp with the philosophy of providing an exciting outdoor educational experience to as many youth as possible,” it was stated in the press release. “The goal of the Glenn County 4-H Camp program is to provide youth an opportunity for growth and development in mental, physical, social and leadership skills.”
The camp is also asking for donations of meat, fruit, vegetables, canned goods, fishing poles, equipment and tackle, items that could be used for other camp activities, etc.
Camp activities include outdoor cooking, archery, fort building, fishing, outdoor recreation, crafts, dance, tie-dye, discovery through science, card and board games and more.
For an application or more information, contact the Glenn County Cooperative Extension off9ce,by visiting 821 E. South St., Orland, calling 865-1107 or going online at http://ceglenn.ucanr.edu/Glenn_County_4-H_Program_286/County_Events/Camp/.