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Randolph County children at Governor’s Youth Opportunity and Adventure Camps

Submitted photos Attending the week of July 7-13, from left, are, front row, Karson Leary, Logan Hedrick, Haley Nestor, Hadley Nestor and Ujeana Sharp; and back row, Hannah Nestor, Victoria Barr, Shirla Sharp, Kamerohn Wilson, Konnor Leary and Kaydon Leary.
Attending the week of June 30 - July 6, from left, are Alyssa Lambert, Nathaniel Miller-Howell, Ashly Lambert and Makayla Collins.
Attending the week of July 21-27, from left, are Kloee Jennings, Kylie Watson, Charles White and Brentley Watson.
Those attending the week of July 14-20 are Alora Cameron and Logan Jones.

CAMP HORSESHOE — West Virginia’s future, her children, discovered new opportunities, built skills, experienced responsibility, made new friends, had fun, learned and grew at the Governor’s Youth Opportunity and Adventure Camps.

Four camp sessions, each six days, keep the 7-12 year old boys and girls busy and active in purposeful activities from sunrise to bedtime. Home cooked meals served family style were a highlight of every day Other favorite activities were the creek walk, swimming and sports. More than 20 different activities were offered including dance/drama, music, reading and writing along with archery, crafts, bracelets, and hiking.

VISTA volunteers serve as counselors, and all are impacted by the children they meet. Campers come away from summer with new games to play and new skills to take into their lives back home today and in their adult lives.

Horseshoe serves statewide and beyond. For information call 304-478-2481, e-mail horseshoe@yla-youthleadership.org or check out our web page at https://yla-youthleadership.org

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