“Shoot for Fun” was the theme of this year’s Dawson County 4-H Camp at Camp Comeca south of Cozad. 24 campers, 2 counselors, and 5 staff and volunteers gathered June 3 through June 5 for fun, fellowship and education in a camp setting.

Best Camper medals, selected by the 4‑H members themselves, went to Taylor Kramer of Oconto and Parker Walahoski of Overton.

Best Craft medals were given to Mickailee Reil of Overton, Alyssa Bradley of Holdrege, and Brieanna White of Elwood, and Cohen Rohde of Sumner. Honorable mention went to Blayne Beck of Elwood, Jessica Bradley of Holdrege, Sophia Burns of Cozad and Preston Beattie of Sumner.

Prizes also were awarded to the top cabin in Lip Sync, Sports and Cleanest Cabin.

Related to the “Shoot for Fun” theme, the 4-H campers enjoyed sessions centered on sling shots, photography and ATV safety. Old favor­ite camp activities were canoeing, swimming, Rock Wall, softball, crafts and archery.

This year’s 4-H Camp was held in partnership with Phelps-Gosper County Extension.

4-H Counselors were Landon Platter of Gothenburg and Kylie Sellers of Lexington.

Mike Wolff, Dawson County Extension Assistant; Lori Swanson, Phelps-Gosper Extension Assistant; Jayden Heckenlively, Phelps-Gosper Extension Intern; Darcy Stewart, Dawson County Extension Intern; and Chris Wolff, co-director; completed the camp staff.

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