Camp Palmer schedules open house day 9.16.09

Written by David Green.

The public is invited to a day of celebration and family fun at the second annual Celebrate 4-H Camp Palmer Day.

The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 3. The camp is located at 26450 County Rd. MN southwest of Fayette.

Activities include carnival games, face painting, campfire, wagon rides/farm tour, camp store, zip line, archery, open recreation, canoeing, dancing and the flying squirrel challenge.

A free-will offering will be accepted for a picnic lunch from noon to 1 p.m., provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

The State of the Camp Address will be given at 1 p.m. and volunteers will be honored.  A mini-auction is also planned.

Camp Palmer is owned and operated by 4-H members from 11 counties in northwest Ohio and is also an outreach of Ohio State University Extension.

For additional information, contact Bill Goodson or Chuck Wurth at 419/237-2247, e-mail palm@cfaes.osu.edu or visit the camp website at www.camppalmer.org.

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