York County Accepting Registrations for 4-H Camp Teen Counselors through Friday

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The Jamestown 4-H Center

Teens ages 13 through 18 can now apply to serve as Counselors-in-Training and Teen Camp Counselors for York County and the City of Poquoson’s 4-H Junior Camp taking place this August.

The annual camp, which is sponsored by the Virginia Cooperative Extension, is a weeklong residential summer camp at the Jamestown 4-H Educational Center open to residents of York County and Poquoson ages 9 to 13.

This year’s session will take place Aug. 8 through 12.

Teens ages 13 and 14 can apply to be Counselors-in-Training and teens ages 14 to 18 are eligible to become Teen Camp Counselors. The applications for both are due by 5 p.m. Feb. 12.

Both Counselors-in-Training and Teen Camp Counselors will oversee campers as they participate in various activities including archery classes, kayaking, challenge courses, arts and crafts, swimming and campfire ceremonies.

For kids ages 9 to 13 who wish to attend the 4-H camp, registration opens online Feb. 29. The cost of camp is $275 and scholarships are available for families in need of financial assistance.

For both counselor and camper application information click here.