Media Release

2011 4-H Summer Camp

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 10:00 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County 4-H Youth Development Program is pleased to announce enrollment for the 2011 4-H Summer Camp.

4-H Camp will be held from July 18 to 22 at Camp Cherry Lake, Madison, Florida. Campers age 8 to 12 (as of September 1, 2010) are invited to attend (do not have to be a member 4-H). Daily activities include swimming, canoeing, games, nature study, recreation and fishing. Evening activities include cabin skits, crafts, leisure sports, dancing, cabin competitions and camp fires. Campers will live in rustic cabins divided into boys and girls sections overlooking Cherry Lake. Cost to attend is $180.00, price includes transportation, meals, snacks and a souvenir t-shirt.

Camp will be supervised by Alachua, Bradford, and Duval County 4-H faculty and UF/IFAS 4-H camp staff.

For more information and registration information contact Matt Benge, 4-H Youth Development Agent, Alachua County Extension Office, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, 352-955-2402 or

For persons requiring special accommodations to 4-H activities contact Matt Benge at (352)955-2402 or TDD/TYY (352)955-2406.  Please call at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.  Upon request, for persons with print-related disabilities, this newsletter is available in alternate formats. 4-H is for youth ages 5-18.  Membership is open to all youth regardless of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, handicap or geographic location within Alachua County.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).