4-H Camps

4-H camps are about making friends, enjoying new experiences, and participating in fun activities.

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

Camp Dates: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - Sunday, June 17, 2018

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 21, 2018 (Registration Information)

Counties Involved: Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Warren. Additional counties may send youth to the NW camp as long as they are enrolled via 4HOnline.

Contact: Jen Grooms at 814-563-9388 in Warren County

Take a journey to the Wild West at 4-H Camp.  We will work towards discovering the wonders of the Wild, Wild, West.  Workshops will offer a variety through science and environment activities, crafts, teambuilding, and foods.  Sign up today and get your ticket for “Wild West”

Junior- 4-H members completing grades 2-5 (ages 7-11)
Intermediate- 4-H members completing grades 6-9 (ages 12-14)

The NW PA 4-H camps will be based Camp Crestfield located at 195 Taggart Rd in Slippery Rock PA 16507.

Southwest 4-H Camp

Camp Dates: Sunday, June 24, 2018 - Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Registration Deadline: early bird Monday,  May 28, 2018; late Friday, June 8, 2108 (Registration Information)

Counties Involved: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland, plus anyone else that wants to participate.

Contact: Sheila Hackinson - Washington County - 724-228-6881

A three night, four day camp for youth ages 7 to 12 4-H age as of January 1, 2018, camp program includes an educational theme, campfire, recreation, etc. Theme is “Summer of Science with 4-H”, campers will learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through fun hands-on activities and projects!  Campers stay in cabins at the Laureveille Center in Mt. Pleasant.

4-H Camp Manatawny

Camp Dates: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - Friday, June 22, 2018

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 21, 2018

County Involved: Berks (Registration Information)

Contacts: Berks 4-H Office  610-378-1327 for more information or click 4-H Camps for more details.

All youth 8-14 (you must be eight years old as of 1/1/18) are eligible to attend the four-day camp experience on June 19-22, at 4-H Camp Manatawny, Douglassville, Pennsylvania. Camping provides everyone with a chance to learn about nature, meet new friends, gain responsibility, and learn to live and work with others.

4-H Camp Kanesatake

Camp Dates: Sunday, June 24, 2018 - Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Registration Deadline:  Friday, May 11, 2018 (Registration Information)         

Counties Involved: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset

Contacts: Carol Pyle, Somerset County Extension at 814-445-8911 or Christine Corl, Huntingdon County Extension at 814-643-1660 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.

Northwinds 4-H Camp

Camp Dates: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - Friday, June 29, 2018

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018 (Registration Information)

Counties Involved: Cameron, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter

Contacts: Your local Penn State Extension Office or  Amy Murphy at  the Potter County Office at 814-274-8540, email: adb8@psu.edu

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. There is a one-day  day camp offering for youth ages 6-9 on Thursday.

4-H Northeast Camp Brulé

Camp Dates: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, - Sunday, June 24, 2018

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 10, 2018  (Registration Information )  

Counties Involved: Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, and Wyoming

Contacts: Sasha Diederich at 570-724-9120 or  Joe Stanco at 570-836-3196

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. 

4-H Cloverbud Camp, open to 4-Hers ages 5-7. One Day Only, Saturday, June 23 10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m..  Camp Brule is located in Forksville, PA. Theme: Shrek 4-ever Here after.

4-H Camp Brulé - Central Susquehanna Counties

Camp Dates: Monday, June 25, 2018 - Friday, June 29, 2018

Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 18, 2018  (Registration Information)

Counties Involved: Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union

Contacts: Sam Nicola, Camp Co-Director – Phone: 570-556-4746; email: sdn110@psu.edu or Kathy Weller, Camp Co-Director – Phone 570-556-4753 e-mail: kyw1@psu.edu

“Welcome to Ancient Greece: CSC 4-H Camp Brule 2018”. 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 23, 2018 - Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018  (Registration Information pending)

Counties involved: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, and York

Contacts: Your local Penn State Extension Office or Jason Goetz, Penn State Extension Franklin County 4-H, 717-263-9226

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.  2018 Theme is "Camping through the decades".

4-H Camp Seven Mountains Scout Camp

Camp Dates: Monday, June 11, 2018 - Friday, June 15, 2018

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018 (Registration Information)

Counties Involved: Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin and Perry

Contacts: Teresa Ellinger- 717-436-7744,  Becky Kaucher- 717-582-5150 or Skylar Peters 717-248-9618

Short Description of Camp - week long resident camp experience for 4-H members ages 9 -18. This year's camp theme is "Back to the 80's. We will be camping at – The Seven Mountains Boy Scout Camp.

4-H Camp at Seven Mountains

Camp Dates: Monday, June 25, 2018 - Friday, June 29, 2018

Registration Deadline: Early Bird:Monday, May 7, 2018 Late:Monday, May 14, 2018 (Registration Information)

Counties Involved: Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill

Contact: Kelly Weisner at the Lehigh County 4-H Office, 610-391-9840

Activities 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 include fishing.  The theme for 2018 is "The Spirit Awakens" for the first year at our new location- The Seven Mountains Boy Scout Camp.

4-H Camp Abenaqua @ Deer Park

Camp Dates: Monday, June 18, 2017 - Friday, June 22, 2018

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 (or sooner if space fills)  (Registration Information)

Counties Involved: Bucks, Chester and Delaware

Contacts: Toni Stuetz – Chester County, 610-696-3500 or Sarah Gregory - Bucks County 215-345-3283

This five-day camping experience will provide youth with the opportunity to learn about nature, meet new friends, gain responsibility, and learn to live and work with others while having FUN. Workshops offered at camp include: nature, recreation, crafts, disc golf, and archery. Other activities at camp are campfires, hikes, skits, outdoor adventure project, and swimming. Camp Abenaqua is a 4-H overnight camp located at Deer Park Camp in New Hope, PA.