“This is 4-H”: 100 Years of Camping
Calhoun County 4-H Celebrates another Great Year of 4-H Camping
This year  marked 100 years of 4-H camping in WV, and Calhoun County’s 4-Hers celebrated that exciting event in style!
Over the week of July 12-16, 83 youth came together at the Gilmer County Recreation Center for another awesome year of Calhoun County 4-H Camp.
Throughout the week, the youth and adult volunteers focused on embracing the traditions of the 4-H program in the form of the four H’s – Head, Heart, Hands and Health! With events like community service, a Healthy Choices assembly, and a visit from History Hits the Road, the campers got to experience each H.
The week wrapped up with an enthusiastic final council circle on Thursday evening (July 16). The camp staff was excited to see all the parents who joined in that closing event. It also provided the opportunity to recognize some of the camps outstanding campers with the camps top honors – The H’s and Spirit of Camp.
Those awards went to-
- Head H: Jeffrey Miller
- Heart H: Elijah Melrath
- Hands H: Daniel Hall
- Health H: Carissa Yoak
- Spirit of Camp: Brandi Whited
Thank you to everyone who made the 2015 Calhoun County 4-H Camp a truly amazing time. Here is to another 100 years!