Summer Camps / Leadership Labs

D-2 Junior Leader Lab – May 30 to June 1, 2017

Junior Leadership Camp, for 4-H members that will finish 3rd to 7th grades in the 2016-17 school year, will offer different educational and project sessions.  Registrants will list their top three morning and afternoon sessions according to their interests.  Each participant is enrolled in one group and participates with that group for the entire camp.  Approximately 4 hours of instruction is provided in the educational sessions.  4-H members will participate in hands-on activities, community service projects, guest speakers, and more.  Afternoon and evening activities are organized for the entire group to promote teamwork and fun.  Camp is limited to 130 campers and the cost of the camp will be $160 per person.  This covers all expenses including six meals, two nights lodging, T-shirts, snacks, games, projects and program expenses.

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North Region Senior Leader Lab – POWER Camp – June 30 to July 2, 2017

The North Region Senior Leader Lab – POWER Camp, for 4-H members that will finish 8th to 12th grades in the 2016-17 school year, offers educational and fun project sessions.  Workshop sessions will include: Wiring, Safety (everyone makes an extension cord) and Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency.  Participants can develop positive character traits, sportsmanship, decision making capability and public speaking skills. New this year, each District will elect their Council Officers during the camp session.  Camp will be at the Plains Baptist Camp & Retreat Center in Floydada this year and the cost of the camp will be $145 per person.

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Summer Camps – Brownwood  

The Texas 4-H Conference Center offers a variety of summer opportunities geared towards all ages and interests of youth. General camps, topic focused camps, and more! There truly is something for everyone!

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Texas Brigades Summer Camp

The Texas Brigades offers 3 types of Outdoor Camps for our youth. Each camp not only teaches the cadets about wildlife conservation, but also about how to become a leader in today’s society. Cadets will learn about plant ID, shooting and angling skills, radio telemetry, public speaking, and even television and radio interview skills.  All students with an interest in biology, wildlife, fisheries, conservation, or the outdoors are encouraged to apply. You must be 13-17 years of age and you should also be willing to commit to conducting a minimum of three educational programs when you return home.  Each camp is limited to 20 to 30 high school youth.

The camps are a partnership effort of the AgriLife Extension, Texas Wildlife Association, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, several universities, conservation groups, local soil and water conservation districts, private businesses and individuals with an interest in wildlife and youth leadership development.

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