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4-H Junior Camp a success

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 9:34 am

On June 2 through 5 area youth participated in this year’s 4-H Junior Camp program.  The theme for the camp was “Clue Into 4-H”.  Campers ages 8 to 11 from Pike, Ralls, Marion, Shelby, Lewis and Clark counties took part in the camp at Camp Inlow near Philadelphia.

Counselors for the camp were: Alexa Fisher, Halie Meyer, Lance Dixon, Shaylen Martin, Reed Niemeyer and Teagan Teasley, Pike County; Brenna Brocksmith, Doug Bross, Marissa Todd, and Mikayla Todd, Marion County; Ashley Kleine and Ian Riney, Clark County; and Houston Bischel, Shelby County.  While at camp, campers took part in Clue themed workshops presented by the counselors.  Workshops included Board Game Bonanza, 4-H Trivia, crafts, character, foods, thinking outside the box, writing, finger print identification and bottle rockets. Campers learned social, cooperation and leadership skills through these workshops.  The campers also enjoyed swimming and water games.

Campers attending from Pike County were: Kari Leake, Evan Meyer, Abbie Waddell, Andrew Biggs, Shelby Cohea, Claire Graver, Bailey Graves, Hannah Hortness, Saige Hortness, Olivia Niemeyer, Halle Roach, Connor Shannon, Katherine Dixon, Kyle Martin, Lucas Martin, Callie Bailey, Chloe Gibson, Abigail Jacyna, Gretchen Capps, Derek Illy, Olivia Brune, Madison Horstmeier, Kasey Leake, Peyton Sambo, Abby Robb, Lexi Robb, Raymond Bird, Luke Bruns, and Katelyn Lee.

Campers attending from Ralls County were Autumn Arndt and Emily Evans.