Dear Families,


OMK Camp registration is now open for Columbia OMK Adventure Camp.  Camp will be held July 5 - 8 at the W.P. Ridley 4-H Center in Columbia, TN.  This camp is open to youth who have a parent in the military and are in grades 6 – 8 as of January 1, 2011.  All branches and components are welcome.  The following counties are eligible to camp at this location:  Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dickson, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lewis, Madison, McNairy, Montgomery, Obion, Perry, Shelby, Stewart, Tipton, Wayne, Weakly*


Cost is $20 (plus transportation if provided by your county) and deadline to register is June 29th.  Camp is filled on a first come, first served basis.  Space is limited, so call your county 4-H Agent today. 

Contact information for your county Extension office can be found online.  Follow the link: then select your county for more information.  This is not a link to register, it is a link to help you find your county office.  


Youth who are in the 9th – 12th grade are encouraged to apply to serve as teen leaders.  You must



* Eastern Region Counties will camp in Greeneville (July 11 - 15): Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Caiborne, Campbell, Carter, Cocke, Cumberland, Fentress, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Washington.


* Central Region Conties will camp in Crossville (May 31 – June 3): Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Davidson, Dekalb, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Sequatchie, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, White, Williamson, and Wilson.


Please see attached flyer for more information or to share with other military families who might benefit from this camp.  Information about the Western region camp will be available once registration is opened.  Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions or if you are having trouble with registration.


For more information on other OMK events, check us out online at  All of our upcoming events can be found here. 


Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions or if you are having trouble registering your children.  Thank you, Carrera


Carrera Romanini

University of Tennessee

Operation: Military Kids

4-H Youth Development

Ph: (865) 974-9724

Fax: (865) 974-1628

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