Kids fishing on a dock on a pond.

SALEM, Ore. – Registration is open for the 2022 4-H Outreach summer camps, hosted by the Oregon State University Extension Service.

The 4-H International Elementary School and 4-H Multicultural Middle School summer camps will be held August 9-13 at the Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center in Salem. Designed for Latino and underserved youth in third through eighth grades, the camp focuses on helping youths improve academic skills, develop leadership skills and participate in healthy physical activities.

Youths will interact with university students and professionals, creating an opportunity for them to explore higher education and career options.

The camps’ activities include:

  • Technology (Lego robotics, GPS and solar car, wind energy).
  • Natural resources (forestry, water quality, wildlife, agriculture).
  • Physical activities (soccer, volleyball, basketball, swimming, canoeing).

Registration deadline is July 22, 2022.

The cost is $350. Scholarship information is available in OSU Extension County offices.

More information is available on the OSU Extension website, or by calling Mario Magaña Álvarez at 541-737-0925.

Supporters for the camp include: Oregon State University colleges and departments, Oregon Forest Resources Institute, Ford Family Foundation, Benton County, the Hale Family, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Extension Service

About the OSU Extension Service: The Oregon State University Extension Service shares research-based knowledge with people and communities in Oregon’s 36 counties. OSU Extension addresses issues that matter to urban and rural Oregonians. OSU Extension’s partnerships and programs contribute to a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future for Oregon.

Story By: 

Cydney Stables, [email protected]


Mario Magaña Álvarez, 541-737-0925, [email protected]


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