Little Rock, AR (AMHC) – The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) will host the fourth annual Camp iRock, an all-girl fitness and nutrition camp, Sunday, August 10 through Saturday, August 16 at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center. Designed exclusively for girls in sixth, seventh and eighth grades, Camp iRock offers fun educational activities, workshops and exercises aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles, physical activity and self-confidence.
Forty girls from across Arkansas will be selected to attend the camp free of charge. To apply or to learn about camper criteria visit, www.campirock.com.
The application deadline is June 27, 2014.
According to the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, one in three Arkansas public school students is overweight or at risk for becoming overweight. These children have a higher risk of developing diabetes, hypertension and other chronic diseases.