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4-H Camp Bristol Hills Announces 2014 Summer Programs

4-H Camp Bristol Hills, owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, is celebrating 89 years of camping excellence in 2014.  4-H Camp is open to all interested youth.

The camp features outdoor recreation and environmental education activities, including: shooting sports, fishing, ropes course, aquatics, horseback riding, geocaching, cooking, crafts, woodworking, hiking, and much more.  The camp experience is rounded out with cabin times, family style meals, free swim, and all-camp activities.  A variety of program formats for youth ages 5-15 are offered, including day- and resident (overnight) camp programs.  In addition to the traditional camping programs, 4-H Camp Bristol Hills also provides specialty camps including Young Women’s Adventure Camp, Counselor in Training, and the Adventure/Ropes Course program.

A series of Open House events for 4-H Camp Bristol Hills will be held this spring on April 19, May 11, and June 8 from 1pm-3pm.  These Open Houses will give interested youth and parents an opportunity to meet staff, tour the facilities, and become familiar with the camp.  In addition to the Open Houses, there will be a Camp Information Night held at the 4-H Office at 480 N, Main St., Canandaigua, on Tuesday, March 25, from 7-8pm.

The mission of 4-H Camp Bristol Hills is to provide youth with a unique fun and outdoor experience under the guidance of positive role models emphasizing community building, positive social interaction, environmental awareness and skill building.  Campers are NOT required to be a 4-H member to attend camp.  4-H Camp Bristol Hills is accredited by the American Camp Association.  For a brochure, or more information, contact the camp office, 480 N. Main St. Canandaigua, (585) 394-3977 ext 435 or visit us on the web at

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