Camp Goes Green

Set atop Mingus Mountain, near Prescott, the James 4-H Camp is the flagship camp and conference center for Arizona 4-H. This project involves sustainable improvements for the camp including solar-powered LED lighting systems, a solar hot water heater for showers, a gray water recycling system, low flow toilets, and a composting toilet. UA professor Ed Franklin’s agricultural education students were recruited to help install the solar panels. The James 4-H camp is available to UA student- and faculty-run organizations for leadership development retreats, training, and for recreation ($20/person/night). 

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Harold and Mitzie James 4-H Camp & Outdoor Learning Center at Mingus Springs, Prescott National Forest

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Green Fund

Groups/Entities Involved: 

CALS Cooperative Extension

Project Theme: 
Natural Environment and Biodiversity
Science Engagement
Urban Environment
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