The Wasco County 4-H program offers a variety of day and residential camps and topic specific clinics and trainings.
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.
Babysitting Trainings are scheduled for Dec. 2, 3 & 4, 2013 at The Dalles Middle School.
Explore 4-H: Winter Day Camp is scheduled for Jan. 2, 2014 from 9:00am to 3:00 pm. Explore Foods & Nutrition, Horticulture, Clothing & Textiles, and Expressive Arts as youth travel through multiple stations creating projects.
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.
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 9:00 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 Tri-County Leadership Camp Brochure and registration form
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.
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 4-H Camp Morrow Brochure
2014 Camper information
Partial scholarships are available.
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
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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.