4-H LOST Camp

Kali Zammit  |  3/23/2018 6:41:50 PM

    As a kick-off to the new school year, 4-H offers middle school students the opportunity to have fun with science by attending the annual 4-H LOST (Louisiana Outdoor Science and Technology) Camp. This educational camp is a 4-day, 3-night adventure for 7th-8th graders (as of May 2018). Campers enjoy interactive recreational activities such as swimming, canoeing/kayaking, archery, volleyball, dancing, arts and crafts, and much more. While at 4-H LOST Camp, campers select 3 educational tracks in which they participate in fun activities each morning that are focused on that area. The tracks for this year include videography, wetlands, outdoor adventures, SET (science, engineering, and technology), and more! In the evening, campers enjoy free time, which includes hanging out with new friends at the dance, movies, swimming pool, or arts and crafts building.

    Attending LOST Camp is a great way to meet new friends from across the state of Louisiana. St. Charles Parish delegates usually travel to and from camp by Charter Bus with other peers from throughout the southeast region. Campers sleep in large, air conditioned cabins at the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center in Pollock, Louisiana.

    To register for 4-H LOST Camp, you must complete and submit the following information to the St. Charles Parish LSU AgCenter Office by the deadline – March 29, 2018.

    • 4-H LOST Camp application – Application & Participant Agreement
    • $50 deposit
    • 4-H Forms Packet – Youth must complete the following documents within the 4-H Forms Packet:

    o Louisiana 4-H Overnight Event Permission/Health Form (2 pages)

    o Parent Permissions Page

    o Parent Consent for Administration of Medication Form

    o Code of Conduct for 4-H Events (Youth) Form

    o LSU AgCenter 4-H Youth Development – Annual Hold Harmless Participant Waiver & Release Form

    2018 4-H LOST Camp Information for St. Charles Parish 4-H’ers

    Camping Dates: July 29, 2018 – August 1, 2018

    Where: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center in Pollock, La.

    (Selected participants will receive information on bus meeting times and location.)

    Cost: $150.00 (includes transportation and lodging; cost does not include optional items)

    *Scholarships and payment plans are available. See application for details.

    Application Deadline – March 29: Please submit your application and necessary forms along with your deposit to the St. Charles Parish 4-H Office as stated on the application.

    Additional information: A letter will be sent to selected campers with more details regarding this educational trip. The selection process is stated in the application.
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