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West Virginia State University to Host Virtual 4-H Summer Camps

5/19/2021
Contact: Jack Bailey
(304) 766-4109
jbaile19@wvstateu.edu
 
May 19, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
 
West Virginia State University to Host Virtual 4-H Summer Camps
Programs to Focus on Life Skills, Gardening and Spanish Language Basics for Kids
 
INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) Extension Service will host a series of 4-H summer camps throughout June and July, with programs focusing on life skills, gardening, and Spanish language basics for kids. All programs are free to attend and will take place virtually.

“This summer, we’re offering a varied schedule of innovative virtual learning opportunities for kids of all ages,” said Hannah Payne, director of WVSU 4-H. “Young children will have the opportunity to learn basic Spanish, older kids can discover the joy of gardening, and teens can learn important life skills like first aid, cooking, and car repairs.”

The full schedule of WVSU 4-H summer camps is as follows.
  • 4-H Grub Club – June/July – 3rd-5th graders: This 8-week camp will introduce kids to gardening, including how to grow their own herbs, while also exploring the many career opportunities in farming and gardening.
  • 4-H Life Skills Summer Camp – June 14-25 – Ages 13+: Learn basic life skills, including car repairs, sewing, first aid, cooking, household chores, how to use tools, college prep, resumé writing, and more. 
  • Spanish Finders Camp – July 12-22 – Preschoolers: An introduction to basic Spanish for young people, including greetings, colors, numbers and animals.
Each camp will be a blend of live learning and pre-recorded content.

To register for the camps and learn about more summer learning opportunities from WVSU, visit wvstateu.edu/summer.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multigenerational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
 
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