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2017 Farm Adventure Day Camp Sponsored by Cumberland County 4-H and Penn State Extension

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Name: 2017 Farm Adventure Day Camp Sponsored by Cumberland County 4-H and Penn State Extension
Date: June 22, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
Take an adventure on two working farms to discover how your food gets from the farm to your plate. This two-day camp is filled with hands-on learning for youth to get a close up look at the work and science used every day in agriculture.

Where: Strock Farms, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; and Brymesser Dairy Farm, Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania

Youth ages 8-12 years old, as of June 21, 2017, should register today to attend this year?s camp. The camp is open to all youth ? it is not a requirement to be a 4-H member.

Throughout the adventure campers will: tour a working dairy farm and watch cows in the milking parlor; whip up homemade butter; learn how much a cow eats and what they call dinner; listen to a calf?s heartbeat and measure its height; identify what insects are hiding in a farmer?s field; and create power from potatoes. 
Registration
The cost is $45.00 per camper for both days, which includes two lunches, snacks, program materials, and a t-shirt.
To register, complete the attached form and return to Penn State Extension ? Cumberland County with payment. Checks should be made payable to 4-H Development Fund.
*For credit card payments, please call the Cumberland County 4-H Department.
Penn State Extension - Cumberland County
Attention: 4-H Department
310 Allen Road, Suite 601
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717)240-6500
 
Location:
Brymesser Dairy Farm, Boiling Springs, PA
Strock Farms, Mechanicsburg, PA
Date/Time Information:
June 21 & 22
8:30am-5:00pm
Contact Information:
Logan Hall 717-240-6500
Fees/Admission:
$45.00
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