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Wasco County 4-H Camps and Trainings
The Wasco County 4-H program offers a variety of day and residential camps and topic specific clinics, trainings and events.
Mid Columbia Spring Horse Classic
The Horse Classic event includes the Horse Bowl, Horse Judgin, Hippology and Presentations/Public Speaking contests. The 2014 event is scheduled for Saturday, March 15.
Showmanship and Fitting Clinic
A showmanship and fitting clinic is scheduled for Tuesday, March 25th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the fairgrounds. The morning will feature hogs and goats with sheep and beef being in the afternoon. A barbeque lunch will be provided for participants thanks to Coastal Farm and Ranch. Our very own top showmen will be our featured presenters! Sign up by March 17th online!
Camp Counselor Program
Trained Teen Counselors are needed for all camps. The Columbia Gorge Camp Counselor Training Program is designed to train older youth to serve as camp counselors at any youth camp, including 4-H Camp Morrow. Though counselors need to be high-school aged, youth in grades 7 and up from Sherman, Hood River and Wasco County are invited to attend the trainings which are scheduled for January 20, 2014 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and February 9, 2014 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm. Counselors chosen for 4-H Camp will also meet 5/4 and 6/1 & 17.
4-H Tri-County Leadership Camp is for youth in grades 7-12. It is a 3 day, 2 night camp held at Camp Morrow on the Pine Hollow Reservoir near Wamic each Spring. Youth will get the camp experience of campfire, mess hall traditions, and social events while learning leadership, citizenship and civic engagement skills. 2014 dates are April 4-6.
2014 Camper information and Schedule
The Leadership Camp is planned and implemented by a team of high school aged 4-H members from Wasco, Hood River and Sherman Counties.
HEARTH Spring Event
The annual HEARTH Spring Event is for 4-H youth in grades 4th-12th. Focus is on the HEARTH project areas (Horticulture, Expressive Arts, and Home Ec). This year's event will be on Saturday, April 12th.
2014 HEARTH Spring Event information and registration
4-H Camp Morrow is for youth in grades 4-6. It is a 4 day, 3 night camp held at Camp Morrow on the Pine Hollow Reservoir near Wamic, OR the third week of June. 2014 dates are June 18-21.
2014 Camper information
Partial scholarships are available.
Summer Day Camps
Several summer day camps are sponsored by the OSU Wasco County 4-H Youth Development program. The grades listed are the grades the child will enter in the fall. Partial scholarships are available.
2014 Day Camps Registration Form
Topic Specific Trainings and Events
The Babysitting Training is designed for youth in grades 6 and up to gain the knowledge and skills needed to be successful babysitters. Lessons include first aid and safety, nutrition and preparing food, playing with children of all ages, and running a babysitting business.
Horse Classic, a multi-contest event that includes Horse Bowl, Horse Judging, Hippology, Presentations and Public Speaking is scheduled for March 15, 2014 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
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Publication will be made available in accessible formats upon request. Please call 541-296-5494 for information. If you have a physical disability that requires special considerations in order for you to attend the 4-H events, please notify the Wasco County Extension Service at 541-296-5494 by 10 days in advance of the event.