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4-H Summer Camp Getaway starts registration

Polk County may be in an arctic blast with the temperatures hovering at 30 but plans are underway for the 2010 4-H Summer Camp Getaway. Polk County 4-H will be traveling to the Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Center in Reidsville, N.C. the week of July 4 through July 9. The opportunity is open to any youth age 8 to 14. Daily activities include swimming, canoeing, horseback riding, archery, arts and crafts, hiking, environmental studies, a climbing wall and team building/ropes course. Evening activities include a talent show, land/water sports, campfires, dance and awards ceremony. The camp has space for six girls and six boys and spots fill very quickly. For registration information call the extension office at 828-894-8218. (photo submitted)