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Summer Camp Highlights

HAREC education season ended June 29th with a memorable 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp for ages 9-12. The week long camp, now in its fifth year, is fun, interactive and focuses on the environment. Each day centers on a theme: air, land, food, energy,...

Posted on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 11:27 AM

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

Sustainable You! campers

The first week-long 4-H Summer Camp at HAREC kicked off today. Day 1 went off without a hitch thanks to our intern, Chris Massa. A diverse group of youth-19 in all and ages 9-16 enjoyed a hands-on day at the farm. Sustainable You! Summer Camp, a program...

Nature Walk & Scavenger Hunt
Nature Walk & Scavenger Hunt

Making Vermicompost bins
Making Vermicompost bins

Red worms for vermicomposting
Red worms for vermicomposting

Posted on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Spring Update

Last week's much needed rain helped our field trip garden and rye maze double in size...just in time for today's spring education and outreach season kickoff. The garden isn't the only thing that's growing. Our education volunteer pool has also grown....

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 1:25 PM
 
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