June 2016 NewsFlash

4-H Summer Fun Open to all Children

Summer is a time for kids to have fun and try something new like rocketry, computer programming or cooking. Pike County 4-H summer events are open to all children in Pike County.

“Children and parents can learn more about the 4-H program by being involved in the summer activities,” said Deb Brodhecker, Pike County 4-H Educator. One day events, or day camp for four days give kids a way to sample 4-H activities. For children already enrolled in 4-H, the summer activities let them meet new people, try other projects and continue the 4-H fun throughout the summer.
4-H Horsemanship Camp June 11 at GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, Milford, 9am-3pm. for kids age 8 to 18. Hands-on games and fun! Campers will not be riding. Learn about horsemanship, horse care and responsible equine use. Registration is free for 4-H members and $5 for nonmembers. Register by June 3rd.
Blast-Off with Water Bottle Rockets June 21 at Matamoras Airport Park, 9am-1:30pm. For kids age 8-13. Build and launch your own water powered bottle rocket! Registration fee is $5 payable to Matamoras Borough. Register by June 14th.
Kids Coding Camp June 20-23 at Dingmans Ferry United Methodist Church in Dingmans Ferry, 1-4pm. For kids who have completed 5th grade and up. Kids will learn the basics of computer programming using Scratch, a visual programming language. A laptop computer is helpful but not required. Registration fee is $20 for 4-H members; $30 for non-members. Register by June 13th.
4-H Kids Cooking Camp July 18-21 at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church in Shohola, 9am-1pm. For kids age 8-13. During cooking camp kids will learn the skills every good cook needs--food preparation, kitchen and food safety, and nutrition. Registration fee is $25 for 4-H members; $35 for non-members. Lunch is included. Register by July 11th.
4-H is the youth development program of Penn State Extension for children age 5-18. Using adult volunteers, 4-H enables kids to have fun, meet new people, build self-confidence and learn by doing cool things. 4-Her's learn through involvement in projects such as wildlife sciences, art, rocketry or pet care.
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