Gopher Dairy Camp is presented by the Gopher Dairy Club and the Minnesota State 4-H Dairy Committee.
Campers learn to fit dairy heifers.
Campers participate in the "Gopher Gold Auction".
Campers compete in the showmanship contest.
Gopher Dairy Camp is a fun 3-day workshop for teens wanting to improve their dairy cattle skills. The camp is open to all youth that have completed grades 6-11, but not yet started 12th grade. Activities include Dairy Fitting and Showmanship Workshops, Dairy Showmanship Contest, the Gopher Gold Auction, Dairy Foods Workshop, fun around the Twin Cities, and an awards banquet.
NOTE: Gopher Dairy Camp is a hands-on experience and attendees will work closely with a live heifer calf; therefore, experience with dairy cattle is required.
Fee: $60.00 per camper.
Registration for the 2015 Gopher Dairy Camp is now open. Click here for the brochure. Registration is limited to the first 100 campers!!!! Once the completed registration form is received, additional information, a confirmation letter, an insurance waiver, and a health card will be mailed out. Be sure to get your registration form in early as the enrollment is limited to the first 100 youth that apply.
Housing: All campers will be housed in Bailey Hall on the University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus. Bailey Hall is located at 1458 N Cleveland Avenue, St. Paul, MN. The dorm is located on the St. Paul campus and is within walking distance of all activities. Registration will be located in the Bailey Hall entry way.
What to bring: Campers need to bring normal clothing items, a sleeping bag, clipping and showmanship clothes, clipping and fitting supplies. Also bring along the usual toiletry items and towels. See Packing List.
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Questions? Contact Rachael Rostad at 507-421-4680 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gopher Dairy Camp 2013.
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