University of Maryland Extension

Camping Program

The Washington County 4-H Youth Development program provides "camping" opportunities for all youth in Washington County despite 4-H club membership. The 4-H Team strives to provide high quality educational experiences during out of school time (spring break and summer vacation) for your child while focusing on a variety engaging topics and 4-H project areas.
Through participation in our camping program, your child will:

  • Work with trained faculty, staff and volunteers of the University of Maryland Extension and program collaborators,
  • Engage in experiential learning opportunities focused on the 4-H Mission Mandates of Science, Citizenship and Healthy Living including:
    • Utilize the engineering design process and scientific method
    • Become aware of the importance of agriculture and conservation
    • Develop an appreciation for the environment and an understanding of animal science and care issues
    • Take part in activities designed to strengthen their understanding of health and wellness,
  • Learn , practice and develop a variety of life skills including:
    • Cooperation and team work through group activities
    • Problem solving and learning through educational programs
    • Communication and demonstration skills through sharing their experiences
    • Goal setting and leadership for youth ages 12 and up!

Camp Programs available for 2019 include:

*  Project Explorations! S.T.E.A.M. Day Camp  - August 12-16
 

Project Explorations! STEAM Day Camp is designed to create interest, explore curiosity, and gain knowledge about topics within science, technology, engineering, agriculture/art, and math.  Open to All Youth Ages: 5 to 11 (Must have completed Kindergarten, but not yet entered 6th grade) Camp will run Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Children will participate in a number of hands on activities and experiments and learn while doing.

*   $120 per Camper
*   $100 per additional child in a family
*   Daily Snacks and Drinks included
*   Campers must bring their own bagged lunch

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All registrations are being handled through Eventbrite. 

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