Extension Service to host 4-H Cloverbud mini day camp


The Jefferson County 4-H program has scheduled a mini day camp for 5- to 9-year-olds during spring break, which will be observed next week by local school districts.

The Cloverbud mini day camp will be conducted from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service conference room, 500 Idaho St. Topics to be covered include etiquette, Internet safety, bullying, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), nutrition and fitness, and will include lots of hands-on interactive activities.

According to Pia Woods, county Extension agent – 4-H Youth Development, this activity is a continuing effort by the county 4-H program to provide hands-on activities for youth in the areas of STEM, leadership and healthy lifestyles education.

The camp is free but pre-registration is required before Monday. Class size is limited. Call 870-534-1033 or e-mail pwoods@uaex.edu to register.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.