Helping students grow with 4-H

Students are selected based on participation in 4-H electric demonstrations to attend the camp at UT - Knoxville to learn about electricity and electrical safety. Approximately 225 students from across the state participate in a four-day camp held on the University of Tennessee's Knoxville campus. The camp was started in 1992 as a joint effort by Tennessee's 23 rural electric cooperatives and the UT Agricultural Extension Service. Camp agenda includes hands-on learning centers, safety demonstrations, trips to Dollywood, a tour of the UT-Knoxville campus, computer centers, swimming and other camp-related activities. Participants typically build one or more projects such as an extension cord or lamp to take home. Along with the learning center activities, students will also go to Dollywood and engage in other recreational activities.

Who gets to go? 6th & 7th grade students

When does it happen? June

When is the deadline to enter?

How do I enter to win? Middle Tennessee Electric sponsors two students per district from our four-district service area, based on participation in 4-H electric demonstrations. Individual applications must be received by the advertised date each year.

Who pays for it? All expenses are paid for by Middle Tennessee Electric, Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association, and UT Agricultural Extension Service

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