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Military Kids Camps 2013
The 2013 OSD/OMK Camp Grants are funded through a partnership of the Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Military Community & Family Policy, Office of Family Policy/Children and Youth and 4-H National Headquarters/National Institute of Food and Agriculture/U. S. Department of Agriculture under Kansas State University special project number 2010-48713-21882.
OMK High Adventure Camp
July 2-6, 2013 - Wahsega 4-H Center, Dahlonega, GA
For Ages 12-15
Fifty youth from across Georgia with a family member in the Active, Reserve, or Guard component will gather at Wahsega 4-H Center for a fun-filled week of camp. The overall theme for the week includes an introduction to Georgia 4-H and the opportunity to learn skills to better communicate the issues of military life.
OMK Beach Adventure Camp
July 14-18, 2013 - Burton 4-H Center, Tybee Island, GA
For Ages 12-15
Fifty military youth from around Georgia with a family member in the Active, Reserve or Guard component will attend camp at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island. This camp will include many activities to learn about the marsh and the sea. It will also include understanding more about our military and the military life.
Registration for Georgia OMK camps is now closed. If you would like to add your child to the waiting list, contact Brian Stone at email@example.com.
Volunteer Adult Leaders
Georgia 4-H is currently looking for volunteers to serve as in-cabin
leaders and assist 4-H Camp Counselors in facilitating activities,
providing discipline and having fun!
Georgia OMK needs adult volunteers for:
- OMK High Adventure Camp at Wahsega 4-H Center, Dahlonega GA
- OMK Beach Adventure
Camp at Burton 4-H Center, Tybeel Island GA
- Adult leaders will be screened in accordance with UGA College
of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences policies and complete
Overnight Chaperone Training prior to camp or the first afternoon
of camp. Overnight Chaperone Training may be completed by any
Georgia Extension Agent
- Adult leaders must be at least 21 years of age by 1 July 2013
- Adult leaders are housed with youth in cabins and will travel
with youth throughout the schedule of the camp day, assisting
4-H Camp Counselors with workshops, field trips and discipline
If you would like to be an Adult Volunteer at an OMK Summer Camp please read/complete the below documents. Adult leader applications must be received by 1 May 2013; notification of selection will occur by the end of May.
Adult Leader Criteria Information Sheet
Adult Leader Application OMK High Adventure 2013
Adult Leader Application OMK Beach Adventure 2013
Cooperative Extension Volunteer Application For Screening