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Area youth 'Hang Ten in 2010' at recent 4-H camp

Pictured are a few of the Douglas County 4-H'ers who attended the Hang Ten in 2010 4-H camp.

More than 100 3rd-6th graders from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp. This year's theme was "Hang Ten in 2010." Activities included rock climbing, underwater robotics, healthy lifestyles, citizenship, science, technology, crafts, swimming and learning about pythons. Participants also played games, learned songs and developed friendships. Leadership was provided by Extension staff, along with 14 trained youth in grades 9-12. Camp participants included (back row): Counselors Jill Lundeen of Brandon, Lauren Engebretson and Nicole Egenes of Alexandria, Dan Wagner and Patrick Wagner of Brandon; (front) Kayla Egenes of Alexandria, Nolan Hart and Susan Hart of Eagle Bend, Megan Egenes and Korin Meyer of Alexandria, Molly Maudal of Carlos and Cody Fults of Ashby. 4-H is a youth developmental program. For more information, call the Douglas County Extension Office at (320) 762-3890 or visit 720 Fillmore Street in Alexandria.