Tuesday, April 22, 2014

D.A. Wolfrey, Jr. Foundation Scholarship

New scholarship available from the D. A. Woolfrey, Jr Foundation in memory of Betty Jean Olinger.  Depending on the student's involvement in activities, the student could receive between $500-$1000.  The scholarship application and more information is on the document library in the blog post follow up folder.
The scholarship must be submitted by May 9.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Family Camp at Holiday Lake

Holiday Lake 4-H Center is offering a Family Camp May 26-30.  This is an annual event at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox.  Family camp offers the chance for family members to bond with each other while at the same time experiencing their own level of independence in a safe environment.  All participants take three classes a day, one of which is specifically designated as a family activity.  Classes offered include swimming, theatre arts, nature, canoeing, forestry, archery, and more.  Afternoons and evenings are filled with special activities such as hikes, canoe trips, and campfires.
Family camp offers a variety of activities for all ages.  Lodging is separated by family, with one family in each rustic cabin or bunkhouse room.  Space is limited to 25 families.  Registration is now underway and will continue until all spots are full.  To receive registration information, call Heather Benninghove at Holiday Lake 4-H Center at (434)248-5444 or visit http://holidaylake4h.com/familycampad.php.

4-H Horse Camp

The Northern Virginia 4-H Center is hosting a 4-H Horse Camp on August 8-10 at the NOVA 4-H Center in Front Royal.  You can bring your own horse to the center and enjoy a weekend of camping.  The camp is for any level of riding experience for youth ages 9-14.  You do not have to be a registered 4-H member to participate in the camp.
The camp consists of: hands on activities with your horse, fun group lessons in Western and English riding instruction, educational presentations, games and horsemanship education, and TONS of riding!
The camp price is $170 if you register by June 1, or $190 for registration after that date.  Registration includes: stabling in a 44-stall historic cavalry barn, swimming, canoeing, and campfires, and all meals and lodging are included.
For more information, contact Cindy Puryear at cpuryear@vt.edu.  Registration materials will be available online at the 4-H Center Website at: : http://www.nova4h.com/horse-camp/