NC State Extension

Objectives of North Carolina 4-H Camps

Through participation in the 4-H Camping Program youth:

  • Learn that learning can be fun.
  • Improve communication skills.
  • Acknowledge their abilities and limitations and develop skills and options for growth.
  • Learn about various sciences and develop scientific skills.
  • Gain an understanding and appreciation of different cultures and the value of diversity in a global society.
  • Learn about the natural environment and improve stewardship skills.
  • Improve their physical skills and fitness.
  • Learn a process for solving problems and working cooperatively in groups.
  • Learn skills to set goals and make decisions individually.
  • Learn to identify and manage resources.
  • Experience a variety of life-ling recreational activities.
  • Learn and practice ethical behavior.
  • Explore spiritual values.
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