4-H trains youth as camp counselors
Callie Taveirne from Alexandria was one of 24 youth who recently attended 4-H camp counselor training at the West Central Research and Outreach Center near Morris. The nine-hour training is required to serve as a 4-H camp counselor.
Callie, 13 belongs to the Liberty Livewires 4-H Club. She focuses on dog training, food and nutrition and will work with rabbits this year.
Minnesota 4-H conducts camps all year at various locations, aiming for a well-planned youth camp that improves self-esteem, environmental awareness and peer relationships, among other positive outcomes.
Counselors will be able to use the skills they learned at the 2017 Regional 4-H Camp June 20-22 at the University of Minnesota, Morris.
Regional 4-H Camp, held June 20-22, 2017 is for youth who have completed grades 3-6. Campers participate in hands-on learning activities, small group discussions and unique outdoor opportunities. For registration material, visit http://z.umn.edu/morriscamp.