Wednesday, July 26, 2017

July 18, 2017

On the third day of Youth Lab, the participants completed a GPS learning activity where they went to different spots around the camp to mark points on the GPS.  Afterwards, they participated in a lesson about water:

July 17, 2017

The second day of Youth Lab began with the kids heading down to the lake at Camp Cho-Yeh to collect water from the lake to compare the water quality to bottled water using scientific experiments.  Here they are collecting the water and conducting the experiments:

Afterwards, we headed down to Big Thicket National Preserve to go on a Nature Hike and the Park Ranger told us about the various carnivorous plants that inhabit the forest:

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

July 16, 2017

This was the first day of Youth Lab 2017 at Camp Cho-Yeh in Livingston, TX, and the camp began with a photography workshop where the kids had the opportunity to take photos.  Baushah took a couple that I'd like to share:

Afterwards, they participated in an Astronomy activity:

Friday, May 26, 2017

May 6, 2017

Somehow, in all the excitement of the past month, I overlooked uploading these photos!  These are some shots I took at the Children's Mental Health Awareness Day at the Texas State Capitol.  The event included motivational speeches by people who have been affected by mental health issues in their families, and also some members of Bethany 4-H gave a rousing call and response cheer to get the crowd pumped up.  Afterwards, we went on a march to nearby Wooldridge Square to finish off the event and in spite of some rather irate motorists the event was a huge success for everyone involved.  Here are some photo highlights of the Bethany 4-H members doing their thing: