Whitfield 4-H Invites 4th-6th Graders To Camp In June At Rock Eagle

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Shown at last year’s camps are: Briana Salazar, Reese Day, Christian Pace, Justin Murillo, LaShae Bratcher, Cole Dutton and Rafael Hernandez
Shown at last year’s camps are: Briana Salazar, Reese Day, Christian Pace, Justin Murillo, LaShae Bratcher, Cole Dutton and Rafael Hernandez

Whitfield County 4-H invites students from fourth through sixth grade to catch the camp fever June 17-21 and spend a week at Georgia’s largest 4-H camp: Rock Eagle 4-H Center.

"Environmental adventures and opportunities to make new friends await. Swimming, water sliding, putt-putt golfing, hiking, camp songs, tribal shield competitions, canoeing, crafts and tribal games make for a fun-filled week from beginning to end," officials said. "The fun times at 4-H Camp are unlimited, but spaces are limited."

Camp scholarships are made possible by the United Way of Northwest Georgia and a grant from the Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia. Contact the Whitfield County 4-H office at 706-278-8207 to register for the summer program. 

"Call and sign up your student for one of the most memorable weeks of their life," officials said.


Shown at last year’s camps are: Veronica Schneider, Ashlyn Miller, Aileen Hernandez, Lily Catlett and Angelina Galvan
Shown at last year’s camps are: Veronica Schneider, Ashlyn Miller, Aileen Hernandez, Lily Catlett and Angelina Galvan

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