4-H International/Multicultural Summer Camp 2013

Preparing Youth for College and for a Globalized World!

Challenging Our Minds and Bodies to Make The Best Better through Environmental Science, Engineering, Technology, Natural Resources, Health, College Information, Career Options, and Sports, as well as cultural activities and literature to expose youth to people and customs from different cultural backgrounds.

The Oregon State University 4-H Program extends an invitation to 6th-8th grade students to participate in a multicultural summer camp to meet youth and adults from different cultural backgrounds; learn about each other’s customs, traditions, and history; as well as learning about career options and how to pay college expenses.

Click here to download forms and information: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/latinoprogram/Forms_link

What is the Camp about? Click here to watch a video of the 2009 camp: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fovrt4qV8w Learning about career opportunities, how to prepare and apply for college and financial aid, meeting college students and professionals from different cultural backgrounds and leaning about each other. Also, having fun while learning and exploring careers related to natural resources, technology, engineering, health professions, nutrition, education, culture, music, and developing leadership skills. In addition, participating in sports like soccer, volleyball, basketball, archery, canoeing, and swimming.

Space and scholarships are limited to 25 students from each ethnic group. We are encouraging the participation of Native Americans, Asians, African American, Pacific Islanders, European/Caucasians, Middle Eastern, and others.

Who? Boys and girls finishing 6th-8th grades in June 2013 from any school (including home schools).

Where? At the Oregon 4-H Conference & Education Center. 5390 4-H Road NW, Salem, Oregon 97304. http://www.oregon4hcenter.org/

When? August 10 - 14, 2013. Arrive August 10 at 6:00 p.m. and leave August 14 at 11:00 a.m. 

Cost: $100 per student. Scholarships of $25 and $50 are available for families who cannot pay the full amount.

Application deadline: August 5, 2013 or full capacity.

For more information: Mario A. Magaña, OSU Associate Professor and 4-H Outreach State Specialist, Oregon State University, 4-H Youth Development, 123 Ballard Extension Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, Office Phone: 541-737-0925, Cell Phone: 503-931-7206, Fax: 541-737-1332,
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