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 [email protected] or visit the camp website at www.camppalmer.org.

  • Front.cross
    HUDSON RUNNER Jacob Morgan looks toward the top of the hill with dismay during the tough finish at Harrison Lake State Park. Fayette runner Jacob Garrow focuses on the summit, also, during the Eagle Invitational cross country run Saturday morning. Continuing rain and drizzle made the course even more challenging. Results of the race are in this week’s Observer.
  • Front.bear
    HOLDEN HUTCHISON gives a hug to a black bear cub—the product of a taxidermist’s skills—at the Michigan DNR’s Great Youth Jamboree. The event on Sunday marked the fourth year of the Jamboree. Additional photos are on page 12.
  • Front.crossing
    Crossing over—Jim Heiney was given a U.S. flag to carry by George Vereecke (behind Jim in the hat), turning him into the leader of the parade. Bridge Walk participants cross over Bean Creek while, in the background, members of the Morenci Legion Riders cross the main traffic bridge on East Street South. Additional photos appear on the back page of this week’s Observer.
  • Front.hose Testing
    HOSE safety—The FireCatt hose testing company from Troy put Morenci Fire Department hose to the test Monday morning when Mill Street was closed to traffic. The company also checks nozzles and ladders for wear in an effort to keep fire fighters safe while on calls.
  • Front.starting
    BIKE-A-THON—Children in Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program brought their bikes last Tuesday to participate in a bike-a-thon. Riders await the start of the event at the elementary school before being led on a course through town by organizer Leonie Leahy.
  • Front.train
    WRECKAGE—Morenci Fire Department member Taylor Schisler walks past the smoking wreckage of a semi-truck tractor on the north side of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Ranger Highway. The truck trailer was on the south side of the tracks

Weekly newspaper serving SE Michigan and NW Ohio - State Line Observer ©2006-2016