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Becoming Part of the Solution

Becoming Part of the Solution

“Of course, the teachers and administration want military children to thrive in their schools, but they each have a full plate with their jobs already,” said Army spouse Jennifer Carter.

Cross-Country Move Felt in the Classroom

Cross-Country Move Felt in the Classroom

The Power Family moved from New Mexico to Virginia between their oldest son’s first and second-grade years. But the move had its challenges in the classroom.

The Twenty-year Artful Career AKA Hang in There

The Twenty-year Artful Career AKA Hang in There

It’s never too late to chase your creative passions, to make a career out of your creative life. But I would add something to that message: It’s never too late unless you let go.


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Operation Purple Camp

Eastern 4-H Center is owned and operated by NC State University. The Center's staff is dedicated to providing every camper an opportunity to feel accepted, valued, and cared about as a member of the summer camp community. Creating friendships and a sense of safety are as important to us as the activities we teach. Our vision is to establish an enjoyable and exciting summer camp program that contributes to the development of each camper's character, along with the development of important life skills. Our summer camp experience enables campers to learn these skills while doing a variety of traditional summer camp activities, such as kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, learning about nature, team challenge course, sports and games, arts and crafts, and archery. Eastern 4-H Center is also outfitted with modern recreational facilities and lodgings to make campers feel comfortable during their stay. We hope your camper will join us for a fun filled week.

Camp Dates

July 21 - 26


Camper Ages

8 - 13 years old

Camp Contact

Jennifer Standish
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Camp Applications Open March 2