Gaston County 4-H is hosting a summer camp that will focus on local foods through engaging kids in field trips to produce and livestock farms, pick and taste produce and talk with farmers, planning and preparing an all local meal, a visit to the local farmers market, a hands-on chance to set-up and grow their own garden, complete with bee keeping demonstrations, gardening activities, and gardening arts and crafts.
Participants: Children ages 9 -12 who are interested in food and gardening.
Dates: July 7th - 9th, 2010
Times: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day
Registration & Rates: Space is limited to ensure a quality experience for all participants. The rate is $50 per child.
For further information on this summer camp or additional camp opportunities, contact the Gaston County Cooperative Extension office at 704-922-2110.