UGA Extension Office

4-H Summer Camp

Georgia's 4-H summer camping program offers a 4-H summer camping experience unparalleled in the nation. Over 8,000 children ages 9-19, accompanied by over 1,000 adult and teen leaders, annually descend on each of Georgia's unique 4-H centers for a week of camp that will be reflected upon and cherished for years to come. Every camp offers great adventure, friendship and fun, and all seek to develop the camper's Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.


4-H'ers petting a tortoise held by camp counselor
4-H'ers taking water samples from the dock
4-H'ers sailing at Rock Eagle 4-H Camp
Cloverleaf 4-H'ers at Rock Eagle 4-H Center

 

Cloverleaf Camp (4th - 6th graders)

Cloverleaf Camp will be held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center the week of June 25-29, 2018. The cost of camp is $350. This includes all camp activities - swimming, canoing, sailing, making crafts, and playing games - at the largest 4-H Center in the world! All students* 4th-6th grade are eligible to attend. Check out Georgia 4-H's video about Summer Camp at Rock Eagle!

*ALL Cloverleaf campers must be 9-years-old on or before their first day of camp.

Junior Camp (7th and 8th graders)

Junior 4-H camp will be held at Fortson 4-H Center the week of July 2-6, 2018. The cost of camp is $390. This includes the cost of an afternoon/evening at Stone Mountain Park, visits to the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coke in downtown Atlanta, Thursday Night Thunder at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and a souvenir t-shirt. Transportation will be provided to all activities during the week of Junior Camp and is included in the camp cost. Transportation to and from camp is also included. All students 7th-8th grade are eligible to attend. Check out Georgia 4-H's video about Summer Camp at Fortson!

Senior Camp (9th - 12th graders)

Senior 4-H camp will be held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center the week of July 2-6, 2018. The cost of camp is $385. This includes the cost of field trip to UGA campus and on-campus dining hall, a recreational option in Athens (Funopolis, Rush Trampoline Park, or kayaking), other social and service activities, and a special July 4th week picnic. Transportation will be provided to all activities during the week of Senior Camp and is included in the camp cost. Transportation to and from camp is also included. All students 9th-12th grade are eligible to attend. Check out Georgia 4-H's video about Summer Camp at Rock Eagle!

Other Camps

Other camping opportunities in the Georgia 4-H summer camping program in 2018 include:

Marine Resources Camp at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island, July 16-20, for students who have completed the sixth, seventh, or eighth grades. Cost is $330. Includes the cost of a paddle boarding/kayaking excursion, marsh trawl, shark dissection, swim shirt, and other on- and off-site educational experiences. Transportation will be provided to all activities during the week of Marine Resources Camp and is included in the camp cost. Transportation to and from camp is NOT provided.

Wilderness Challenge Camp at Wahsega 4-H Center, July 2-6, for students who have completed the sixth, seventh or eighth grades (Wilderness Challenge campers must be 12-years-old on or before July 2, 2018). Cost is $370. Includes the cost of canopy zip lining, river swimming, whitewater rafting trip, overnight backpack, and overnight camping on the zip lining/rafting trip. Transportation will be provided to all activities during the week of Wilderness Challenge Camp and is included in the camp cost. Transportation to and from camp is NOT provided.

Senior EXTREME Camp, a more primitive camping experience at Frank Fitch Pioneer Camp – Rock Eagle 4-H Center, June 11-15. High school students may attend Senior Camp or Senior EXTREME Camp, or both! Cost is $350. Transportation will be provided to all activities during the week of Senior EXTREME Camp and is included in the camp cost. Transportation to and from camp is NOT provided. Note: An optional White Water Rafting trip will be available at the beginning of the week (Sunday-Monday) for an additional $75.

Community Camp at Fortson 4-H Center, July 15-19 (campers must be 9-years-old by September 1, 2017, to attend Community Camp in 2018). Cost is $295.00. Transportation to and from camp is NOT provided.

Georgia 4-H also partners with different organizations to help sponsor several unique camping opportunities for children and youth in military families. Staff at the Upson County Extension Office can offer assistance in exploring these opportunities.


Camp Registration

Camp registration begins on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Slots are available on a first come, first serve basis. A $75 deposit is required to reserve your place (non-refundable after April 6, 2018). You must come in to the Upson County Extension Office in person to bring your $75 deposit and register. Registrations will not be accepted by phone. Flexible payment plans are available and the remaining balance can be paid off by May 31st. Scholarships are also available.

Cloverleaf Camp Registration Form 2018

Junior Camp Registration Form 2018

Senior Camp Registration Form 2018

Payment Plan Information 2018

These forms need to be completed and turned into the 4-H office prior to going on any 4-H trips.

Code of Conduct

Medical Information & Release

Scholarship Information

Scholarships are available for each camp. To apply for a scholarship, return the Scholarship Form to the Upson County Extension Office with your Registration form.  

Cloverleaf Scholarship Form 2018

Junior Camp Scholarship Form 2018

Senior Camp Scholarship Form 2018

Contact

For more information about Summer Camp, email the Upson County Extension Office or call us at (706) 647-8989.


Georgia 4-H Centers