Swimming, water sports, archery, games, arts and crafts, campfire and other activities are offered in a safe, supervised environment.
Camping provides opportunities for young people to explore their interests, learn cooperation and teamwork and develop life skills. Pennsylvania 4-H offers residential (sleepover) camps, day camps and special interest camps. 4-H camps are conducted by county 4-H programs or by cooperating groups of counties.
Northwest Pennsylvania 4-H Camp (4-H At the Movies)
Camp Dates: Thursday, June 9, 2016 - Sunday, June 12, 2016
Registration Deadline: Sunday, May 22, 2016 (Registration Information)
Counties Involved: Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, and Warren.
Contact: Bryan Dickinson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Every day will be an adventure at 4-H Camp. We will work towards discovering the magic of the movies. Campers will explore the camp facilities, the wilderness around us, and much more! Workshops will offer a variety through science and environment activities, crafts, teambuilding, and foods. Our evening activities will include obstacle courses, counselor hunts, skits, and much more! Sign up today and get your ticket for “4-H at the Movies.”
For 4-H Youth Completing Grades 2 thru 9. There will be two tracks at 4-H Camp, with age-appropriate activities for each, and at times the two tracks will be together for programs and meals. Junior- 4-H members completing grades 2-5 (ages 7-11) Intermediate- 4-H member, age 11 to 14 years old, and will complete grades 6-9.
The NW PA 4-H camps will be based at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church Camp, located on the banks of the beautiful Allegheny River near Emlenton, Pennsylvania. All Saints Camp, 110 All Saints Road, Emlenton, PA. Theme: 4-H At the Movies.
Southwest 4-H Camp (Food Fiesta)
Camp Dates: Sunday, June 12, 2016 - Wednesday, June 15, 2015
Registration Deadline: early bird Friday, May 13, 2016; late Friday, May 27, 2106; early bird cost is $200 (Registration Information)
Counties Involved: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland, plus anyone else that wants to participate.
Contact: Carol Schurman - Indiana County - 724-465-3880724-465-3880
A three night, four day camp for youth ages 7 to 12 4-H age as of January 1, 2016, camp program includes an educational theme, campfire, recreation, etc. Theme is “Food Fiesta”, campers will learn about food science and healthy choices and try new foods too! Campers stay in cabins at the Laureveille Center in Mt. Pleasant.
4-H Camp Manatawny
Camp Dates: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - Friday, June 23, 2016
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 15, 2017
County Involved: Berks (Registration Information)
Contacts: Berks 4-H Office 610-378-1327 for more information or click 4-H Camps for more details.
Held at Camp Manatawny in Douglasville, PA. 4-H Camp Manatawny offers unique program opportunities for youth 8 – 13 to develop responsibility, social skills, environmental awareness, teamwork all while having fun. Camp Manatawny offers opportunities for participation in the following activities; nature, crafts, challenge course, swimming, recreation, group planning activities and much more. For more details call the Berks 4-H office at 610-378-1327.
4-H Camp Kanesatake
Camp Dates: Monday, June 27, 2016 - Thursday, June 30, 2016
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2016 (Registration Information)
Counties Involved: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset
Contacts: Carol Pyle, Somerset County Extension at814-445-8911 814-445-8911 Ext.7 or Christine Corl, Huntingdon County Extension at 814-643-1660814-643-1660 for 4-H camp only.
(all other Camp Kanesatake summer camps please call 888-414-2267 )888-414-2267
Join us for a fun-filled week in the woods of Central PA, near Spruce Creek. During your 4-day stay, you will reside in cabins with campers, ages 8-14, and enjoy Camp Kanesatake facilities that include a ropes course, a zip line and a huge pool.
Northwinds 4-H Camp
Camp Dates: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - Friday, July 1, 2016
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (Registration Information)
Counties Involved: Cameron, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter
Contacts: Your local Penn State Extension Office, Amy Murphy at email@example.com or Potter County Office at 814-274-8540814-274-8540
Northwinds 4-H camp will be held at Denton Hill State Park just outside of Coudersport, PA in Potter County. Activities include swimming, canoeing, kayaking, environmental education, crafts, and sports. The camp is open to all children ages 8-13 that live in Cameron, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties.
4-H Camp Brulé - (4-H Superhero) Northeast
Camp Dates: Wednesday, June 22, 2016, - Sunday, June 26, 2016
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 2, 2016 (Registration Information)
Counties Involved: Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, and Wyoming
Contacts: Sasha Diederich at 570-724-9120 or Joe Stanco, Wyoming County Office at 570-836-3196570-836-3196
A five day overnight camp for 4-Hers, 8-18 years of age. Campers sleep outdoors in tents around Elk Lake, and participate in workshops, afternoon recreation, evening programs, and campfire. New for 2016: 4-H Cloverbud Camp, open to 4-Hers ages 5-7. One Day Only, Saturday, June 25th. Camp Brule is located in Forksville, PA.
4-H Camp Brulé - Central Susquehanna Counties
Camp Dates: Monday, June 27, 2016 - Friday, July 1, 2016
Registration Deadline: Sunday, May 22, 2016 (Registration Information)
Counties Involved: Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union
Contacts: Sam Nicola, Camp Co-Director – Phone: 570-316-6517; email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Kathy Weller, Camp Co-Director – Phone 570-556-4753 e-mail: email@example.com
CSC 4-H Camp Brulé program is a structured, educational 4-H event. Your son/daughter will be supervised by qualified staff and trained counselors. The five-day program is planned to keep the campers busy with activities centered around natural resources, swimming, recreation, handicrafts, health and fitness, outdoor adventure skills, and leadership. Each evening, everyone gathers at a campfire to sing and share daily group accomplishments. The swimming hours will be strictly regulated. No one is allowed in the water except at the stated times, and then, under the supervision of qualified waterfront personnel. We hope to send the boys and girls back home happier and better 4-H’ers, because they have had the opportunity to attend this camp located in Forksville, PA.
4-H Camp Eder
Camp Dates: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 10, 2016 (Registration Information)
Counties involved: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, and York
Contacts: Jason Goetz, Penn State Extension Franklin County 4-H, 717-263-9226 or Darlene Resh, Penn State Extension Adams County 4-H 717-334-6271
Activities will include crafts, science, nature and environmental study, swimming, recreation, campfires, cookouts, and more. Special workshops are also a part of the 4-H camp experience at Camp Eder is located in Fairfield, PA. 2016 Theme is Dr. Suess.
4-H Camp Shehaqua
4-H Camp Shehaqua is located in Hickory Run State Park, White Haven, Pa. which is in the Pocono region of Eastern Pennsylvania. Each session is a five day resident camp organized and supervised by a team of staff consisting of professional Penn State Extension Educators from those counties, screened 4-H Volunteer Adults and screened and trained 4-H Teens who serve as counselors. A registered nurse and certified lifeguard are on the premises 24/7. Camp activities include a ropes course, shooting sports, swimming, nature workshops, arts and crafts, hiking, recreation, social activities, camp fires and specialized activities which vary week to week utilizing the talents and expertise of the staff and volunteers involved.
Camp Dates: Sunday, June 19, 2016 - Thursday, June 23, 2016
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 3, 2016
Counties Involved: Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin and Perry
Contacts: Teresa Ellinger- 717-436-7744, Jen Fleck- 717-248-9618 or Becky Kaucher- 717-582-5150
Short Description of Camp- week long resident camp experience for 4-H members ages 9 -18.
Camp Dates: Sunday, June 26, 2016 - Friday, July 1, 2016
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 10, 2016 (or sooner if space fills)
Counties Involved: Bucks and ChesterContacts: Nancy Stephenson – Bucks County, 215-345-3283215-345-3283 or Toni Stuetz – Chester County, 610-696-3500
The resident camp 2016 theme is "Super Shehaqua."
Camp Dates: Monday, July 4, 2016 - Friday, July 8, 2016
Registration Deadline: Early Bird:Monday, May 16, 2016 Late:Monday, May 23, 2016 (Registration Information)
Counties Involved: Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill
Contact: Kelly Weisner at the Lehigh County 4-H Office, 610-391-9840Activities will include arts and crafts, nature and environmental study, swimming, hiking, campfires and lots more! Special workshops are also a part of the camp experience. The theme for 2016 is "4-H Goes Global.”