St. Helena Parish 4-Hers Attend Camp Grant Walker in Pollock, Louisiana

St. Helena Parish 4-H'ers

Camping is one of the most valuable experiences a child can have. It’s a learning experience that helps boys and girls appreciate the outdoors, live together as a group, get along with others and appreciate people with different interests and backgrounds.

4-H Summer Camp is open to 4th-6th graders. Campers choose from one of six activity tracks to participate in during their week at camp. Campers also have recreational time to swim, create handcrafted items, archery, canoeing and kayaking, sand volleyball, kickball, board games, tubing and much more! Our evening programs are fun and filled with skits, talent shows, vespers, dances and special guest speakers. This year St. Helena had 35 youth to participate in camp and in several different tracks. Campers were able to participate in tracks of their choice such as; Get Ready, get SET - Science, Engineering & Technology, Dramatic Arts, Explore Louisiana: Wetlands, Wildlife and YOU!, Fit 4 the Future: Get Ready, Get Set, Go!Hunter’s Safety Certification. We had students to receive character counts award were George Griffin, Lily Price and Raphael Jones.

Campers: Markeyz Barker, Keleyah Bickham, Ja'Queilon Floyd, Khia Gordon, George Griffen, Mela'Je Hurst, Tyreyonne Hurst, Ken Jackson, Rapheal Jones, Nychelle Kendrick, Corey Leblanc, Cameron Matthews, Jerliesha McClendon, Le'Naedrea Moore, Sherquan Myles, Chameya Price, Lily Price, Christian Richardson, Jency Riley, Mya Robertson, Ja'Miracle Scott, Dyreon Tillis, Dayja Topps, Sa'Rya Travis, Valencia Tripps, Jer'Kayla Williams and Khia Williams. Also attending were Junior Leaders Sam Banks, III and Damien Henry; Associate Extension Agent- 4-H Youth Development Angela Myles; Toni Melton, Youth Coordinator and Dentory Self and Samantha Taylor as chaperones.

4-H campers had a great time and are looking forward to the upcoming 4-H year!

6/26/2014 7:39:20 PM
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