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9:47am

Wed September 3, 2014
Local

Military kids' camp in Pollock helps reduce stress of deployments

Jason Ray, Chris Dominique and Charlie Ray participate in a 2010 Operation Military Kids camp at Grant Walker Educational Center in Pollock.
Credit LSU AgCenter

Twenty youth in Louisiana are taking part in an Operation Military Kids program Friday through Sunday, designed to help them cope when a parent is deployed.

The camp will focus on science, engineering and technology themes and be held at the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center in Pollock, according to Susan Riley, statewide coordinator for Operation Military Kids for Louisiana 4-H.

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8:59am

Tue August 7, 2012
Local

Operation Military Kids camp bonds Louisiana teens

Madison Donnelly shoots video for an awareness campaign about the Operation Military Kids program.

Twenty teens from military families across Louisiana participated in a new leadership camp expressly for teenagers, put on by the LSU AgCenter's 4-H Youth Development program. Half of the teens came from central Louisiana. One activity involved making videos aimed at raising public awareness of military kids.