2017 4-H Summer Day Camps
General Information

  • Age Limits: Camper MUST be at least 8 years old by by September 1, 2016.
    All 8-9 year old must have proof of age - birth certificate or some type of identification.
  • Where: Levy County Extension Office in Bronson.
  • PARTICIPATION FORM CLICK HERE

    You will need to save the participation form below to your desktop. Then fill in the information, initial and sign and send back to us:
    email to levy@ifas.ufl.edu
    or fax to 352-486-5481
    or bring to office at 625 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson. Our hours are 8 am - 4:30 pm M-F.

  • REGISTRATION IS ONLINE THIS YEAR

    You can go to this link to register for the camps. If you are planning just one camp... you can click that camp below and go to it directly on Eventbrite to register.

  • WEEK 1
    Fishing FUNdamentals (6/12 – 6/15)
    During this camp youth will fish for knowledge as they discover the fun and exciting world of fishing sports. Youth will explore through daily field trips and will learn some useful and unique ways to be good stewards while enjoying the outdoors as budding anglers. At the same time that youth are mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as personal safety, critical thinking, leadership, and responsibility.
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    4-H Grows Here: Gardening & Nutrition (6/12 – 6/15)
    During this camp youth will discover what it takes to be an avid green thumb while adding color to their palates. Youth will explore through games and science-based activities. They will also learn some fun and tasty ways to include the produce they grown in their meals. At the same time that youth are mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as independence, decision-making, leadership, and responsibility.
  • WEEK 2
    Call of the Wild: Exploring the Outdoors (6/19-6/22)
    During this camp youth will discover how to protect and enjoy our local wildlife and natural resources. Youth will explore through daily field trips to local state parks and wildlife reserves. They will also learn some basic survival skills to stay safe while enjoying the outdoors. At the same time that youth are mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as personal safety, critical thinking, leadership, and responsibility.
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    4-H Globetrotters (6/19 – 6/22)
    4-H is found in over 50 countries around the world. Come find out what youth around the world experience in 4-H through hands-on activities that connect you to their cultures. At the same time that youth are expanding their horizons as global citizens, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as character, leadership, critical thinking, and responsibility.
  • WEEK 3
    Marine Science Exploration (6/26 – 6/29)
    During this camp youth will discover how to protect and enjoy our nature coast wildlife. Youth will explore through daily field trips to local aquaculture farms and wildlife habitat sites. They will also learn some unique and tasty ways to include fish and seafood in their meals. At the same time that youth are mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as critical thinking, decision-making, leadership, and responsibility.
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    Farm to Fork – Beef (6/26 – 6/29)
    During this camp youth will discover how beef products make their way from the farm to your kitchen table. Youth will explore through daily field trips to local farms and processing sites. They will also learn some unique and tasty ways to include beef products in their meals. At the same time that youth are mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as independence, decision-making, leadership, and responsibility.
  • WEEK 4
    Cloverbud (7/5 – 7/7)

    During this camp youth ages 5 to 7 will discover the exciting world of 4-H through crafts, games, outdoor activities, and other science-based activities. At the same time that your Cloverbud is mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as independence, decision-making, leadership, and responsibility.
  • WEEK 5
    Camp Cherry Lake (overnight camp) (7/10-7/14)

    Each summer, youth in Levy County pack their bags to spend four days and four nights away from home at Camp Cherry Lake in Madison, FL. This year, from July 10 through July 14, 2017 your child will have the opportunity to learn in a fun and exciting outdoor environment!
    Youth ages 8 to 13 will have the opportunity to learn kayaking, canoeing, archery, arts and crafts, swimming, and so much more. At the same time that youth are mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as independence, decision making, leadership, and responsibility.
    Camp attendance is on a first come, first served basis and spots will NOT be reserved. We are paired with Alachua, Dixie, and Gilchrist County 4-H, so register early to guarantee your spot!
  • WEEK 6
    Learning the Basics: Animal Projects (7/17-7/20)

    During this camp youth will discover what it takes to shine in the show ring. From covering the basics on selecting the right show animal to highlighting proven grooming techniques that draw attention to the right parts of an animal, youth will learn to hone their craft and take their skills to the next level. At the same time that youth are mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as independence, decision-making, leadership, and responsibility.
  • WEEK 7
    Farm to Fork – Peanuts (7/24 – 7/27)

    During this camp youth will discover how peanuts make their way from the farm to your kitchen table. Youth will explore through daily field trips to local farms and processing sites. They will also learn some unique and tasty ways to include peanuts in their meals. At the same time that youth are mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as independence, decision-making, leadership, and responsibility.
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    Marine Science Exploration (7/24 – 7/27)
    During this camp youth will discover how to protect and enjoy our nature coast wildlife. Youth will explore through daily field trips to local aquaculture farms and wildlife habitat sites. They will also learn some unique and tasty ways to include fish and seafood in their meals. At the same time that youth are mastering these skills, they are also gaining valuable life skills such as critical thinking, decision-making, leadership, and responsibility.