Avery County 2019 4-H Summer WOW Gearing Up for Summer and Accepting Applications

Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 12:43 pm

Avery County 4-H Youth Development is back for our 19th year of offering school-age youth, quality summer services where they can learn-by-doing and gain the knowledge and skills they need to be responsible, productive citizens. 4-H Summer WOW, (Wonderful Opportunities Waiting), offers parent/guardians and youth a fun, safe, inclusive environment paired with caring adults and researched based resources!

4-H WOW offers many fun, educational activities that develop life skills and are centered on the 4-Hs’: Head to clearing thinking, Hearts to greater loyalty, Hands to larger service and Health to better living for club, community, country and world. 4-H also focuses on three essential elements of positive youth development: belonging, generosity, and independence.

4-H Summer WOW is offering a wide variety of hands-on activities and field trips for youth ages 5 to 13. Additional benefits include:

  • Full day services for working parents/guardians – Daily hours of operation are 7:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday from June 17th to July 26h, 2019
  • Quality educational and experiential learning opportunities
  • Transportation from 2 school sites, (Freedom Trail & Banner Elk), available morning and afternoon
  • Program licensure through the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Education
  • Childcare subsidy available to eligible participants
  • Limited scholarships also available
  • Nutritious, hot breakfast, lunch, and healthy snacks provided each day at no additional costs
  • Offers all youth a safe, nurturing environment
  • Well trained, experienced, and qualified staff

Additional information and enrollment forms can be obtained at:

  • Avery County Cooperative Extension Center
    661 Vale Road, Newland, NC 28657, (828)733-8270

Check us out on Facebook at: Avery County 4-H Youth Development.

Gearing Up for Another Awesome Summer

Avery County 4-H Youth Development is excited to announce that our renowned 4-H Summer WOW Program is putting the finishing touches on our program and will be ready to roll as soon as school is out. This season marks our 18th year of offering quality, fun and educational summer opportunities for area youth. 4-H WOW offers comprehensive, researched-based and structured activities that are focused on the 4-Hs’: Head to clearing thinking, Hearts to greater loyalty, Hands to larger service and Health to better living for club, community, country and world.

4-H Summer WOW is offering a wide variety of hands-on activities and fieldtrips for youth ages 5 to 13. Additional benefits include:

  • Full day services for working parents/guardians – Daily hours of operation are 7:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday from June 18th to August 10th, 2018
  • Quality educational and experiential learning opportunities
  • Transportation from 2 school sites available morning and afternoon
  • Program maintains a 4 Star Rating from the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Education
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch and healthy snacks provided each day at no additional costs
  • All activities follow the 4-H Experiential Model of ‘Learn by Doing’
  • Offers all youth a safe, nurturing environment
  • Well trained, experiences and qualified staff

Program costs are $25 per day and are all inclusive; financial assistance through the Department of Social Services is available to eligible participants. A limited number of scholarships are also available to those that qualify. Discounts given for siblings.

Additional information and enrollment forms can be obtained at the Avery County Cooperative Extension Center, (828)733-8270; all forms will be available for download by Mid-April, 2018 at: http://avery.ces.ncsu.edu

Check us out on Facebook at: Avery County 4-H Youth Development.

 

 

 

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