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June 13, 2019 - Filed Under: 4-H, 4-H Shooting Sports, STEM – Science Technology Engineering and Math

LOUISVILLE, Miss. -- The Mississippi State University Extension Service will hold the North Mississippi 4-H Summer Camp Explore July 23-26 in Winston County.

The camp will be at Lake Tiak O’Khata, located at 1290 Smyth Lake Road in Louisville.

Participants will enjoy the outdoors, expressive arts, and STEM and S.A.F.E.T.Y. activities. Archery, canoeing, drama, air rifle, survival skills, first aid, robotics and a service project are among the camp’s offerings. The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will conduct a heritage activity with the campers.

Success Stories

A teenage boy wearing a Shooting Sports National Championships shirt stands between his mother and father as they all smile.
4-H, 4-H Shooting Sports
Volume 8 Number 1

Pearl River County 4-H’er excels at 4-H National Shooting Sports competition

If Dad considers himself a “gun person,” but Mom sees herself as “gun-shy,” what should their son do if he’s dreaming of a career in the military?

 

A young woman kneels down next to a board with targets.
4-H, 4-H Shooting Sports
Volume 2 Number 3

Hinds County 4-H’er learns patience, persistence through rifle competition

When a heart condition kept Brandy Barnes from playing basketball, she ramped up her dedication to 4-H shooting sports.

A young boy next to a 4-H flag.
4-H, 4-H Shooting Sports
Volume 1 Number 2

4-H Shooting Sports teaches teen character and generosity

Quitman native Taivon Collins learned an important life lesson when he broke his gun during a 4-H shooting sports competition.

“If life gives you lemons,” he says, “you get a new .22 rifle.

A teenage boy stands outside with a firearm resting on his shoulder.
4-H, 4-H Safety Programs, 4-H Shooting Sports
Volume 6 Number 1

4-H S.A.F.E.T.Y. is Mississippi 4-H’s biggest program. Competitors in the Safe Archery and Firearms Education and Training for Youth program are immersed in essential firearm-safety training to learn maturity, self-discipline, responsibility, and sportsmanship.

A young woman with brown hair wearing a tan hat with a green jacket and khaki pants leans against a wooden railing.
4-H, 4-H Safety Programs, 4-H Shooting Sports, Leadership, Youth Projects
Volume 5 Number 1

Born in Biloxi, Ashley Ward shines as manager of event promotion for Ducks Unlimited and cohost for Ducks Unlimited TV.

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