4-H camp is 'out of this world'
This year’s 4-H Resident Camp recently hosted 139 youth from 12 counties. The theme was “Out of This World.”
They also played games, sang songs and developed new friendships. For three days, 4-H’ers in third through sixth grade stayed at the University of Minnesota Morris campus. Twenty-five youth in grades 7-12 were trained to be 4-H camp counselors and provided leadership to the camp.
Camping participants from Douglas County included Megan Egenes, Alexandria, Chippewans; Justin Schmidt, Evansville, Urness; Jasmine Wendt, Parkers Prairie, County Line Ramblers; Katherine Bailey, Ashby, Christina Lakers; Joaquim Ramos, Farwell, Working Wonders; Abigail Kor, Nelson, Liberty Livewires; Livy Johnson, Evansville, Christina Lakers; Katie Helm, Osakis, Liberty Livewires; Owinn Cimbura, St. Paul, Liberty Livewires; Nathan Klimek, Alexandria, Lucky Star; Ashton Schlosser, Alexandria, Lucky Star; and Gaven Cimbura, St. Paul, Liberty Livewires.
4-H is open to anyone in kindergarten through one year post high school. It is the youth development program of the University of Minnesota and offers a variety of learning experiences for youth.