4-H Electric Camp

Program
4-H Electric Camp

Grade Level
6, 7

Time Frame
June

Selection Process
Individual applications must be received by the advertised date each year (usually mid May). Middle Tennessee Electric sponsors two students per district from our four-district service area, based on participation in 4-H electric demonstrations.

Activity
Approximately 225 students from across the state participate in a four-day camp held on the University of Tennessee's Knoxville campus. The camp was started in 1992 as a joint effort by Tennessee's 23 rural electric cooperatives and the UT Agricultural Extension Service. Camp agenda includes hands-on learning centers, safety demonstrations, trips to Dollywood, a tour of the UT-Knoxville campus, computer centers, swimming and other camp-related activities. Participants typically build one or more projects such as an extension cord or lamp to take home.

Sponsor
Middle Tennessee Electric, Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association and UT Agricultural Extension Service

More Information
Camp fee includes transportation to and from camp, learning center activities, dorm room, meals, admission to Dollywood and other recreational activities. For more information, contact your Community Relations Coordinator.

 

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