Ruritan Youth Camp Set for July 19-21, 2019 at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Center
Ruritan Youth Camp Set for July 19-21, 2019 at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Center
Raymond Clarke, Holland District Youth Coordinator

What is it?  We hope your club will be able to sponsor youth from your community, young Ruritans and Ruri-Teens (either from your club or from other clubs in your district) to take part in this fantastic opportunity for fellowship while learning leadership skills and increasing their enthusiasm for serving their communities through their membership in Ruritan and/or Ruri-Teen.

This event is July 19-21, 2019 and will be held at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Center, located at Smith Mountain Lake in Wirtz, VA. Cost for this camp is $155. This camp is for students up to the age 19.

What will the Camp Include?  Climbing tower, canoeing, riflery, archery, swimming, basketball, miniature golf, fishing, hiking trails, small animals, and more. Youth will be able to catch up with old friends and make new ones.

From the Youth Committee:  The Youth Committee of the National Board of Directors is asking for your help. There is nothing in Ruritan more important than our youth. Without them there is no future for Ruritan. We do not want any youth left behind because they could not afford to be a part of this exciting event that could shape their future and the future of Ruritan. The Youth Committees goal is for these young people to build their leadership skills while they learn more about Ruritan and community service. We will wrap all this great education in a fantastic, fun time full of fellowship and joy. The facility provides a safe and inviting space for all of this to take place.

Get Registered:  Complete all the required the forms below and send with payment to Ruritan National, P.O. Box 487, Dublin, VA 24084 before July 1, 2019. If you are an adult chaperone you are required to read the Camp Training Information.

The forms can be found at the Ruritan National Website under Calendar of Events on Home Page then click on 2019 Summer Youth Camp.  

Would your club be interested in a program about the Youth Camp?  Raymond Clarke, Holland District Cabinet Youth Coordinator would be happy to visit your club.  He can be contacted at:  434-632-9692.

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