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  • - Booklet design adapted by Amy Green in 2015 from Karen Byers from Dickinson County Extension .

    The summer season is a great time to see what 4-H has to offer by attending any of these camps, talking with 4-H

    friends or visiting the county fair, July 15-20. New members can join Washington County 4-H in

    September. Contact the Washington County Extension Office on how to become a member or volunteer!

    Washington County 2223 250th Washington, IA 52353 www.extension.iastate.edu/washington 319-653-4811

    99 Volunteer camp positions will be

    filled by 4-H’ers

    693 volunteer hours will be spent at day camps

    Number of towns

    hosting Extension

    Day Camps

    5

    Five hundred seventeen spots available for camps

    319-653-4811

    Call with

    questions

    7 camps focus on STEM

    (science, technology, engineering, math)

    (319)653-4811

    www.extension.iastate.edu/washington

    http://www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/ https://www.facebook.com/WashingtonCounty4HIowa

  • Farm Safety Day This camp sponsored by Progressive Ag Foundation provides hands-on learn- ing and experiences regarding a variety of safety topics both on the farm and in our community.

    Topics rotate each year ranging in: Basic First Aid, 911 Calls, Disability Aware- ness, Equipment Safety, Home Alone Safety, Bike Safety, Water Safety and more!

    Each participant will receive a t-shirt and a goody bag with safety information and safety items. Limited to the first 100 participants. Parents are welcome to attend.

    Date: Friday, June 1, 9 a.m.—3 p.m. Location: Washington Co Fairgrounds. Check- in at the basement of Dallmeyer Hall. Cost: $10 to Washington Co Extension Registration Deadline: June 1 Grade Completed: Kindergarten-3rd Food: Bring sack lunch with drink. Snacks provided. Special Needs for the day: Youth will be travelling to safety stations out- doors. Dress for the weather. Apply sunscreen.

    Some general reminders for youth participating in day camps hosted by Washington County Extension:

     Clover University Day Camp Booklets/Registration forms will be sent through the schools in April and filled on a first come, first served basis. Forms and camp details will also be available at www.extension.iastate.edu/washington.

     Curriculum is delivered by Washington County Extension & Outreach staff with the assistance of 4-H volunteers.

     Snack and beverage will be provided. Please make note on registration form of any food allergies. For camps that extend over the lunch hour, youth must bring their own sack lunch and beverage.

     Space is limited! Minimum of 10 registrations is needed to hold camp. Maximum of 25 registrations accepted. You are registered only by completing the form and re- turning it to Washington County Extension with proper payment.

     Listen to KCII radio, 106.1FM, for any weather-related cancellations or changes.

     An email reminder will be sent regarding camp registration after the registration deadline with reminders of any special directions if an email is provided on the regis- tration form. That email will come from washcoextcamp@iastate.edu.

     Many camp agendas include indoor and outdoor activities. Dress appropriately for outdoor play. Apply sunscreen.

     No refunds after the June 1 registration deadline.

     Scholarships available upon request on a first come, first served basis.

     Youth are not required to be Clover Kid or 4-H members to participate in Extension Summer Day Camps.

     Make checks payable to Washington Co. Extension. No credit/debit cards.

    Kindergarten-3rd grade 7 club options

    Annual county fee = $5

    GROWS

    Registration starts September 15 for the 2018-2019 year. Contact 319-653-4811, or amygreen@iastate.edu, to receive materials this fall.

    4-H is a place to connect and REconnect with your kids. Join us! We’d love to work with your family!

    4th—12th grade

    Annual

    county fee = $8

    http://www.extension.iastate.edu/washington

  • Put a Lid on It: Designing Helmets STEM Camp When you bike, board, or play ball, you wear a helmet. Now, let’s learn how they work! Diagram the brain and use biomechanical engineering to design your own helmet for a crash-test dummy. Date Options/Locations:

     July 2 @ Basement of Dallmeyer Hall (fairgrounds)

     July 5 @ Kalona City Park Cost: $20 to Washington County Extension Grade Completed: 3rd-5th Food: Bring sack lunch with drink. Snack provided.

    Oceans of Fun STEM Camp Explore the wonders of ocean creatures and the water around us. Build your own beach, boats, and water landscape. Work to clean water pollution and play with some sink or swim experiments. Date Options/Locations:

     July 25 @ Basement of Dallmeyer Hall (fairgrounds)

     July 26 @ Kalona City Park Cost: $20 to Washington Co Extension Grade Completed: Kindergarten-1st Food: Bring sack lunch with drink. Snack provided

    Ramp up with Robotics STEM Camp Join us and learn how to build and program Lego NXT Robots. Find out how to use sensors and program your robot to meet a series of challenges. Compete with new friends and bots. Date: June 25– June 27, 9 a.m.– 3 p.m. Location: Basement of Dallmeyer Hall on the fairgrounds Cost: $70 to Washington County Extension Grade Completed: 4th-6th Food: Bring snack lunch with drink. Snack provided.

    Magician’s Laboratory Be a magician for the day and make wands, stir up potions, build screaming balloons, wear wizard hats, put on a magic show with worms, exploding soda, invisible ink and more! Date: June 11, 9 a.m.—3 p.m. Location: Marr Park Cost: $20 to Washington County Extension Grade Completed: K-1 Food: Bring snack lunch with drink. Snack provided.

    Babysitting Basics Training Course In preparation to be a better babysitter, come and learn about:  The responsibilities of a babysitter  What employers expect  Caring for infants and young children  Age-appropriate toys and activities  Safety and how to handle emergencies  Basic first aid and rescue breathing

    Limited to the first 25 registered. There are two offerings of this course. Make sure to mark the correct date space on the registration form. Dates: June 11—June 15, 2 p.m.—4 p.m. OR July 30—Aug 3, 9:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Location: Washington County Extension Office Cost: $30 to Washington County Extension Registration Deadline: June 1 Grade Completed: 5th grade or older

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orien- tation, socioeconomic status, or status as a U.S. veteran. Direct inquiries to Ross Wilburn, 515-294-1482,.

  • Flight School STEM Camp This day camp experience is Rocket Science! Learn about Newton’s Law, experi- ment with what is lighter than air, build hovercrafts and coptors, conduct egg drop and egg launch experiments all to help teach the mechanics of rocket flight and space travel. Date: June 28, 9 a.m.—3 p.m. Locations: Basement of Dallmeyer Hall (fairgrounds) Cost: $20 to Washington County Extension Registration Deadline: June 1 Grade Completed: 4th-6th Food: Bring sack lunch with drink. Snack provided.

    Welcome to the Jungle Join us on a jungle safari as we discover wild animals and their cool habitats. We’ll be creating and playing as we immerse ourselves in jungle life and animal science! Date Options/Locations:  June 12 @ Marr Park  June 13 @ Kalona City Park  June 14 @ Riverside Hall Park (**only

    $5 for Riverside addresses)  June 15 @ Keota Holy Trinity Hall Time: 8:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Cost: $10 to Washington Co Extension Registration Deadline: June 1 Grade Completed: 1 year of preschool minimum Food: Snack provided.

    Kids in the Kitchen Who wants to make yummy, healthy snacks? Join us for some fun while exploring different foods and safe handling practices in the kitchen. Our healthy eating habits will come into practice as you make your own snacks, practice measuring, mixing, reading recipes and more!

    Date: June 20, 9 a.m.—3 p.m.  Location: @ Basement of Dallmeyer Hall on the

    Fairgrounds in Washington Cost: $20 to Washington Co Extension Registration Deadline: June 1 Grade Completed: 2nd-3rd Food: Bring sack lunch with drink. Snack provided.

    MESSY Science Sensations STEM Camp Never a dull or clean moment. Learn the mystery behind what fizzes, bubbles and goos. Be prepared to mix and match and create too! Date Options/Locations:  June 20 @ Kalona City Park  June 21 @ Riverside Hall Park (**only $10 for

    Riverside addresses at this camp)  June 22 @ Keota Holy Trinity Hall  June 27 @ Marr Park Time: 9 a.m.—3 p.m. Cost: $20 to Washington Co Extension Registration Deadline: June 1 Grade Completed: Kindergarten-1st Food: Bring sack lunch with drink. Snack provided.

    A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes STEM Camp This fun, interactive, science day will be spent learning about and creating para- chutes. Participants will create