Anoka County 4-H offers summer camp adventures

Summer camps and outdoor adventures are being offered through the University of Minnesota Extension, Anoka County 4-H.

These programs take place at 4-H Camp Salie located in Linwood Township.

Camps are open to 4-H and non-4-H youth.

These camps encourage learning about nature and the environment, making new friends and indoor and outdoor recreation, according to Anna Gilbertson, 4-H program coordinator, University of Minnesota Extension, Anoka County.

Campers will participate in a variety of crafts and special projects.

Overnight camps are June 26-29 (grades 2-6) and July 11-12 (grades 1-6)

Day camps are June 21 (grades K-5) and July 11 (grades K-5)

To check out the camp program, attend a free family 4-H day camp Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Camp Salie.

“Staff will take families through a mini-camp experience complete with exciting games, a hands-on craft, engaging nature program, delicious lunch and more,” Gilbertson said.

“You will be able to tour the facility and meet the experienced 4-H camp staff and learn more about upcoming summer camps.

“Our 4-H camps are designed for K-6th grade, however, families are welcome to bring siblings of any age to the family camp.”

Pre-register for the family day camp by calling 763-755-1280.

Visit the website at www.extension.umn.edu/county/anoka or call 763-755-1280 for more information and registration forms for the upcoming summer camps.

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