Camp Palmer update 2011.07.07

During the month of June, more than 1,160 youths from Wood, Fulton, Henry, Auglaize and Williams counties had  week-long camping experiences at 4-H Camp Palmer south of Fayette.

4-H camps are scheduled throughout July, followed by several weeks of band camps and specialty camps in August.

The public will be invited Oct. 1 for the fourth annual Celebrate 4-H Camp Palmer event.

An effort continues to obtain a $50,000 Pepsi Refresh Project Grant that would help buy a water slide for the camp pool which is now 53 years old. To vote for the Camp Palmer project, visit The voting session ends July 31.

For more information about the camp, contact Bill or Rozetta at 419/237-2247.