The Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center & the Appomattox County 4-H Extension Programs, will again, be offering numerous activities. The Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center has many events & programs for various age groups, see below what is being offered & join in the fun.
The Appomattox County 4-H Extension Office also has a good variety of after-school & specialty clubs, as well as, events during the year for youth to participate in. To sign your child up for a program or for information on these & any other programs, please call the Extension Office at 434-352-8244 or e-mail Bonnie Tillotson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Interstate Exchange 4-H Club
This club is for members 13-18 years of age. It is an in-depth learning experience in which 4-H members, leaders and/or staff have a reciprocal host family experience with a 4-H program from another state. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.
Appomattox 4-H Shooting Education Club
This club meets on Thursday evenings & some weekends. Members learn safe firearm handling & proper shooting techniques. Disciplines include: BB, Air Rifle, Air Pistol, Archery, Muzzleloader, .22 & Shotgun. The club leader is Robert Tillotson. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.
Appomattox 4-H Livestock Club
Livestock covered will be cattle, goats, sheep & pigs. Members will learn proper care of & how to show their animal. Open to ages 9 & up. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.
Appomattox 4-H Horse & Pony Club
This is a mounted horse club, where members get instruction about horses & have hands-on activities. The members of the mounted group will participate in Games on Horseback, Horsemanship Skills, Shows & Trail Rides. Business meetings will be at the Appomattox Extension Office & mounted meetings will be held at a variety of facilities. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.
Junior Master Gardener 4-H Club
Youth will learn about: annuals & perennials; how to prepare a site for planting; weed identification; soils; plant needs; how nutrients & competition affect plant growth; a plant's transport system; plants that attract butterflies & hummingbirds; vegetable gardening: & projects to take home. There will be numerous hands-on activities.
Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center 2017 Summer Swimming Classes
All classes are taught at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center Pool. Participants must pre-register to attend class & full payment is due at registration time. Cost is $50.00 for children & water babies classes are $35.00. There are no refunds for cancellations due to inclement weather. In-water participation is required for all children who are less than three feet six inches tall. To register call 248-5444 & mail payment to Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, 1267 4-H Camp Rd., Appomattox, Va. 24522.
Youth Beginning Swimming - This 8 day course is open to ages 4-12 & teaches youth water familiarization & basic swimming strokes.
Water Babies - This 4 day (30 minute class) is open to ages 1-4 & orients children to the water. Parents must participate in the water with their child.
Class Dates Class Time Class Type
June 26-29 & July 3-6 12:30-1:30 p.m. Youth Beginning Swim
July 10-13 & July 17-20 5:30-6:30 p.m. Youth Beginning Swim
July 24-27 5:30-6:00 p.m. Water Babies
Appomattox/Lynchburg/Lunenburg 4-H Camp
4-H Camp will be held at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox County. This fun filled, week long, camp will be held July 3 - 7, 2017 for youth, ages 9 - 13. Youth will get to select from a large number of exciting classes. The cost is $175. Scholarships available for qualified individuals. Camp registration forms are available at the Appomattox Extension Office. For more information please call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.
4-H Camp Cloverbud Camp
4-H Cloverbud Camp will be held at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox County June 16-18, 2017. The camp is designed to introduce children ages 5-8 to the 4-H camping experience. Campers will experience the fun & excitement of all the camp programs. The cost for the camp is $97.00. This covers all meals, program fees, lodging & tee-shirt. Registration deadline is June 2. Registration forms are available at the Appomattox Extension Office. For more information please call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.