Camping in DeKalb
March begins camping season for DeKalb 4-H! Camp enrollment begins now! This summer, more than six million kids will go to summer camp. Our program will offer 8-weeks of camp during its camping in DeKalb summer camp program. We offer day and overnight camping programs for kids of various ages. Kids will have fun, learn new skills and make friends, while participating in traditional activities like swimming and fishing, as well as unique topics including healthy lifestyles, cooking, college tours and environmental education! DeKalb 4-H Day Camps are affordable and some scholarships are available.
Below are our available day and overnight camps for this summer. Contact our 4-H team for at (404) 298-4080. We look forward to hearing from you!
Georgia 4-H operates five 4-H Centers around the state of Georgia and is responsible for two other land holdings. The total usage of the 4-H facilities in FY 2001 was 95,995 people, of this total 59,180 users participated in an actual 4-H-sponsored event or activity. Many of the other adult user groups are related to University, Extension, Board of Regents and other educational conferences throughout the year. Contact our 4-H staff to learn more about the camps below at (404) 298-4080.
Registration for all camps opens on February 8. Please remember that registration for camp is based upon the grade the 4-H'er is in during the current school year. Our camps are available on a first come, first Paid basis and we have limited spaces for each. Thank you for your great support, as of today, we have fully enrolled most of our summer camps and are enrolling new students on a waiting list only, please contact us as soon as possible if you are still interested on our upcoming summer camps.
To register, download and complete the registration form for the appropriate camp. Return your registration form and deposit to our DeKalb County Extension office, checks and money orders are accepted by mail and in person. To pay with a credit or debit card, please contact our office at 404-298-4080 or in person at 4380 Memorial Dr. Suite 200, Decatur, GA 30032.
To see a promotional video for each camp, please click on the name of each camp.
2018 Camp Information
Marine Resource Camp - Jekyll Island 4-H Center, Jekyll Island, GA -- This is a week long overnight camp for 6th - 8th graders.Come to the coast to rediscover how much fun learning can be. Small group size allows all students to be involved. Students of all abilities can share in the wonder and the drama in an outdoor classroom of ocean, maritime forest, dunes and marsh. This is a week created for campers who enjoy activities like whitewater rafting, caving, archery, fishing, swimming, wall climbing and zip lining.
Cloverleaf Camp - Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton, GA.-- Extend the classroom into Georgia's heartland. Engage 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students in captivating and diverse habitats of the Piedmont for a week. Explore the lake, streams, and forest of Rock Eagle. Some of their activities includes swimming, putt putt, night hikes, crafts as well as various indoor and outdoor recreational activities. This year, Rock Eagle offers a new and exciting camp for high school students where they can challenge themselves at Senior EXTREME Camp - Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton, GA.
Local Day Camps
DeKalb County 4-H College Tours are local day camps filled with educational activities for 8th - 11th graders. Students will visit a college campus each day and have fun participating in team building exercises, explore campuses, get information on admission process and building new friendships. Come discover the path that will take your child to the fulfillment of their career choice.