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Lee County 4-H Summer Camps

Registration for all the camps will open on May 1, 2019. Prior to that you may go ahead and enroll in Lee County 4-H at 4honline.com so you will have easy access to the registration menu on May 1.

Register by May 15 to guarantee your T-Shirt.

Enroll in Lee County 4-H at 4honline.com

Thank you for your continued interest in the Lee County 4-H summer day camp program. Registration is done online for your convenience. Please call us if you have any problems with online registration at 919-775-5624. You must enroll with Lee County 4-H at 4honline.com (you can do this today) and register your class choices on May 1st. If you are not currently enrolled you can begin today by going to 4honline.com. Choose “Lee County 4-H Summer STEAM” as your club.

Here’s a helpful document to have in hand when beginning the online enrollment process.

Once you have enrolled at 4HOnline and signed-up up for your class(es) you will receive an invoice. Bring this invoice to extension (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2–4 p.m. to 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford) by the deadline to pay and secure your spot in the class(es). The invoice and exact change or check are required to complete the Summer STEAM registration process.

ALL SUMMER STEAM FEES  must be received (not postmarked) at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Lee County office by the deadlines outlined in each description or you forfeit your child’s place in the class. You may place your child on a waiting list by emailing pkerley@ncsu.edu.

  • All fees are NON-REFUNDABLE after the deadline unless an activity is canceled.
  • If you are paying in CASH please BRING THE CORRECT AMOUNT Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2–4 p.m. to 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford.
  • Your child’s birthday must fall on or before the registration deadline to be eligible for classes. All fees are non-refundable unless an activity is canceled.
  • If the class that you would like to register your child for is FULL, please e-mail Pam Kerley at pkerley@ncsu.edu and ask to be put on a waiting list for that class.
  • If your child is unable to attend a class after you sign up, please let us know so that other children may have the opportunity to participate. Contact Pam Kerley at 919-775-5624 or pkerley@ncsu.edu.
  • All Lee County 4-H Summer STEAM events or activities are operating under the 4-H Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure. The N.C. 4-H Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure is a condition of participation in 4-H events/activities.
  • If you do not have access to a computer to register for Lee County Summer STEAM online, you may come by the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Lee County office and we will provide computer access for you Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2–4 p.m. at 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford beginning May 1. Please note that we only provide you with computer access. We cannot register your child for you.
  • PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME AND BE PROMPT FOR PICK UP!
  • For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Lee County 4-H at 919-775-5624, no less than seven business days before the event.

Serve 12 hours as a summer STEAM volunteer and earn a $50 discount for 4-H Congress. Attendance at 1 training session is required. Trainings will be offered the week of June 3, each day at 4:00. Registration will require a commitment to one of the training dates.

Take home new skills and fun unique projects at this end of this four day camp where you will learn about pollinators and plants. The week culminates in a field trip to San Lee Park. Come have fun getting your hands dirty at the Extension Center this summer!

Agriculture is the number one industry in North Carolina. Most folks have no idea what is involved in modern farming. Come get your hands in the soil and learn how soils impact and determine how we farm in Lee County. Join us on a trip to NC State University and to a local farm. Explore with us how technology is being used. This should be an exciting week for any young person with an interest in agriculture or a future career in this evolving field.

This hands-on teen cooking camp emphasizes healthy food preparation techniques, simple ingredients, and limited use of prepackaged foods. After completing the class, you will get to take home the Cook Smart Eat Smart Magazine that contains the recipes we make plus others to try at home. During the camp, you will learn how to plan meals, shop, and stock a pantry that encourages efficient meal preparation. Each day teams will focus on basic cooking techniques such as roasting, marinating, grilling, baking, steaming, and sautéing. Showcase your talents the last day during the Cook Smart Eat Smart Teen Challenge. Teams will be given the opportunity to compete in planning, budgeting, shopping, and preparing meals. The winning team will go on to compete in our county competition on August 14, (9 a.m.-noon) so think positively and go ahead and mark your calendar. The regional competition will be on August 20 in Harnett County.

This Babysitting Class for Youth is designed to help middle school and teenage youth to familiarize themselves with the responsibilities of babysitting, provide the necessary information for them to become capable, caring, trustworthy and responsible sitters, teach the skills and techniques needed for teens to become competent babysitters, help teens develop the confidence needed to handle situations that could happen when they babysit, help teens develop a positive attitude about the care of children, and prepare teens in the business aspects of babysitting.

North Carolina 4-H Congress is an annual educational event sponsored by North Carolina 4-H at NC State University and planned by the State 4-H Council. The council is composed of 20 young people who serve as officers from their respective districts and 4 state officers who are elected at Congress. N.C. 4-H Congress will be attended by approximately 600 youth ranging in age from 13 to 18 and representing every county in North Carolina.

It is a simple equation busy hands = busy minds. Lee County 4-H is offering 3 days of summer fun and science for our young Cloverbuds! We will use all the senses to explore, create, touch, and learn in this interactive, beginner, STEAM camp. We can’t wait to meet the next generation of 4-H members! 4-H STEAM Camp ages 7-8 flyer image

You won’t be able to sit still this summer while this active and interactive STEAM physics class is happening. Come join us for 5 days of hands-on science. Using the Experiential Learning Model youth will team up to design, create, build, test, & fine-tune. Participants will explore the physical world and discover real-world applications in Electricity, Wind Power, and Robotics. We will end the camp on Friday with healthy competition and computation during the annual marble roller coaster team challenge.

Location: Central Carolina Community College Douglas H Wilkinson Sr. Hall Room 220 Lee County 4-H and CCCC team up to bring you this great introduction into the 4-H Electric Program. Youth will learn about common electronic components that make up a project circuit, how to follow a parts layout, use breadboard circuit testing, and how to safely use soldering equipment. You will take home a completed circuit at the end of this 2 day camp.