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Sustainable You! Summer Camp 2016

The morning begins by contemplating the importance of Water

The week has flown by. A special thanks to the youth and families that joined us this week, the City of Ventura for partnering with us, environmental educator, Jill Sarrick and intern, Shanti Sandosham for delivering a great program! Sustainable You!...

The morning begins by contemplating the importance of Water
The morning begins by contemplating the importance of Water

With a roll of the die, students simulate the movement of water within the water cycle
With a roll of the die, students simulate the movement of water within the water cycle

Every drop counts. Youth strategize the best way to transport water from one place to another and calculate loss through leaks in the system
Every drop counts. Youth strategize the best way to transport water from one place to another and calculate loss through leaks in the system

Jill Sarrick uses an interactive model to demonstrate concepts of a watershed
Jill Sarrick uses an interactive model to demonstrate concepts of a watershed

Chillin' with farm fresh popcicles made on the blender bike
Chillin' with farm fresh popcicles made on the blender bike

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 2:08 PM

Sustainable You! Summer Camp 2016

Energy journaling starts the day!

Today's camp theme tackles Energy. Campers explore renewable and non-renewable energy sources and have fun with solar power. Day 3: Energy

Energy journaling starts the day!
Energy journaling starts the day!

Observing the temperature in the solar oven
Observing the temperature in the solar oven

Using measuring skills to create a solar oven
Using measuring skills to create a solar oven

Making s'mores in camp constructed solar ovens
Making s'mores in camp constructed solar ovens

Education Specialist, Gwyn Vanoni, assists with Energy lesson
Education Specialist, Gwyn Vanoni, assists with Energy lesson

Preparing today's harvest
Preparing today's harvest

Using kinetic energy for cooking activity
Using kinetic energy for cooking activity

making popcycles
making popcycles

Camp fun
Camp fun

making new friends
making new friends

Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 1:47 PM
Tags: 4-H (10), HAREC (7), HAREC youth development (2)

Rio Teachers Train for Summer Camp

Demonstration on building a worm-composting bin

What does it mean to live sustainably? How do we protect our natural resources? Oxnard educators will help youth understand sustainability concepts this summer. Rio School District in Oxnard conducts a district-wide summer camp for their K-6th grade...

Demonstration on building a worm-composting bin
Demonstration on building a worm-composting bin

Blender bike is used for activities on energy and food days
Blender bike is used for activities on energy and food days

Local and global food activites are introduced
Local and global food activites are introduced

how plants produce oxygen is demonstrated with aquatic plant
how plants produce oxygen is demonstrated with aquatic plant

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2:37 PM
Tags: 4-H (10), HAREC (7), Rio School District (1)

2015 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp Fun at HAREC

4-H Community Club members at Sustainable You! Summer Camp. Discovering alternative energy with solar oven s'mores.

Summer is here! School is out and HAREC summer camps are in full swing. This year 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp has expanded to two weeks. Campers arrived ready to learn why it is important to conserve resources, what actions to take and choices to...

Nature walk through the education gardens
Nature walk through the education gardens

Open space scavenger hunt
Open space scavenger hunt

Observing vermicompost bin on site.
Observing vermicompost bin on site.

Creating a worm compost bin
Creating a worm compost bin

Vermicompost bins
Vermicompost bins

picking farm fresh oranges for snack.
picking farm fresh oranges for snack.

Land day is done! Tomorrow...Food
Land day is done! Tomorrow...Food

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 3:34 PM

2015 Summer Happenings at HAREC

Land day. Recycle, Reduce, Reuse

4-H Youth Development Program staff at HAREC will collaborate with the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division and the Ventura Water Department to conduct a week-long 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp at the Center. Trained environmental...

Posted on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 10:18 AM

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