FFA chapter represents PCHS at summer camp

Published 5:41 pm Tuesday, September 21, 2010

This past summer the Polk County High School FFA Chapter took 33 students to FFA Camp in White Lake, N.C.

The chapter had three teams (Blue, Silver and White). The Blue, Silver and White finished second, fourth and seventh, respectively. More than 20 schools throughout North Carolina participated. &bsp;

The camping program consisted largely of wholesome recreational activities.&bsp; The sports program, which is competitive on a chapter basis, includes swimming and water sports, basketball, softball, volleyball, water ball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, checkers and table tennis. &bsp;

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Chapters compete in a talent show, while also taking part in devotionals, flag-raising ceremonies and calisthenics held early each morning and a vespers program held each evening.&bsp; Many of these programs are planned and presented by chapter groups.