Camping Season Is Approaching – So Why Camp?

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Dr. Richard Clark

Why do we camp in Tennessee 4-H? Because it is A Powerful Positive Force in Youth Development!

4-H members who attend camp:

  • Become more confident and experience increased self esteem
  • Develop more social skills
  • Grow more independent and show more leadership
  • Become more adventurous and willing to try new things
  • Give teens an opportunity to increase their leadership skills
  • Provide an opportunity for youth to belong
  • Give youth opportunities to increase knowledge and skills by learning from caring adults and teens
  • Provide fun activities where youth can apply their new knowledge and skills
  • Generate confidence in youth by recognizing them for their participation

So this year, let’s get as many of our Tennessee youth to camp as possible. It will be a life changing event!