OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County 4-H summer camps still have some openings. The camps are open to all Okeechobee County children. To register, stop by the Okeechobee County Extension Office in the county annex on U.S. 98 for an application. Spaces are still available for the following camps:
• Week 3 — July 22 to 26
H2O Camp will be visiting Crystal Springs, going to the beach and museum in Ft. Pierce, the South Florida Science Center, going on an airboat ride, and of course, finishing up the week at Blizzard Beach. The cost for camp is $150 for the week. Open to all youth ages 8-18 (as of Sept. 1, 2018)
• Week 2 — July 15 to 19
• Week 1 — June 17 to 21
• June 24 to 28
Horse Camp will meet daily at the Agri-Civic Center. Participants can expect to increase their horsemanship skills from the ground up at this camp. Instruction will be provided by professional trainers, with plenty of time for one on one schooling. Campers need to provide their own horse for camp. The camp fee is $163 for the week and includes a stall and shavings. Open to all youth ages 8-18 ( as of Sept. 1, 2018).
• Week 1 — July 15 to 19
Shooting Sports Camp
• July 8 to 12
Camp will meet daily at the Extension Office. Campers will explore local, natural resources, as well as learn about local shooting and hunting opportunities while improving their marksmanship skills. Completion of the FWC Hunter Safety course will be one component of camp. Open to all youth ages 8-18 ( as of Sept. 1, 2018).
Camp registration forms can also be found online at: co.okeechobee.fl.us/departments/okeechobee-extension-services/4-h-summer-camps.