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Youth Summer Camp
Youth Summer Camp

What is it?

Ruritan Youth Camp will be held July 19-21, 2019 at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Center.

We hope your club was able to sponsor a youth from your community, young Ruritans and Ruri-Teens (either from your club or from other clubs in your district) to take part in was was a 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 will be held July 19-21, 2019 at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Center, located at Smith Mountain Lake in Wirtz, VA. Cost for this camp was $155. This camp was for students up to the age 19.

What did the Camp Include?

Climbing tower, canoeing, riflery, archery, swimming, basketball, miniature golf, fishing, hiking trails, small animals, and more. Youth was 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 Committee's 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:

Ruritan National Website - Youth


Would your club like a Program on 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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