Events planned at Camp Palmer


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There are many fun activities planned for the Celebrate open house at Camp Palmer.


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Neree Emmons, President of Fulton County Dairy Association receives a plaque from Bill Goodson, Executive Director of 4-H Camp Palmer for their donation.


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The general public is invited to a day of celebration and fun geared to the whole family family and for all ages on Oct. 2. The event will take place at 4-H Camp Palmer, 26450 County Rd. MN, Fayette Ohio 43521.

4-H Camp Palmer is owned and operated by 11 counties in northwest Ohio and also is an outreach outreach of Ohio State University Extension.

Activities will include carnival games with pumpkin painting, wagon rides, camp store, zip line, rifle, nature center, climbing tower, archery, gaga ball, canoeing, and flying squirrel. Free will offering picnic lunch will be provided on a first come, first serve basis served from 12-2:30 p.m. Also there will be craft and specialty vendors in Woodland lodge.

Then on Oct. 9 from 1-5 p.m. is a shoot which is open to public youth ages 9-18 years old. 4-H Camp Palmer is very appreciative for a generous ODNR Grant, Division of Wildlife for Scholastic Steel targets, rifles, pistols and additional equipment to improve our programs!

Registrations are taking place for Shotgun or Scholastic Steel division for this event on first come, first serve basis. Contact Chuck Wurth at 419-237-2247 or wurth.6@osu.edu.

Award

Recently a Distinguished Organization Award was presented to Fulton County Dairy Association in recognition of and appreciation for $35,001 of financial support for 4-H Camp Palmer’s pool project. Due to many generous donors the pool loan has been reduced to $76,000. The camp pool was enjoyed by over 3,000 youth this past summer.

The 4-H Camps had an 8 percent increase in campers and served 2,000 youth. Donations can still be made to camp by calling 419-237-2247 or emailing 4hcamppalmer@gmail.com.

There are many fun activities planned for the Celebrate open house at Camp Palmer.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/09/web1_Camp-Palmer-Rope-clumb.jpgThere are many fun activities planned for the Celebrate open house at Camp Palmer. Submitted photos

Neree Emmons, President of Fulton County Dairy Association receives a plaque from Bill Goodson, Executive Director of 4-H Camp Palmer for their donation.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/09/web1_Camp-Palmer-Distinguished.jpgNeree Emmons, President of Fulton County Dairy Association receives a plaque from Bill Goodson, Executive Director of 4-H Camp Palmer for their donation. Submitted photos

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