Summer Camp & Local Programs
Camden County 4-H is pleased to be able to offer several different camping and local programs for our 4-H'ers who are Cloverleaf, Junior and Senior 4-Hers, as well as, Operation Purple Camp for our military families.
If you are interested in registering for summer camp or local summer programs, please see the information below.
Who: Cloverleafs or students currently in 5th or 6th grade
Where: Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia
When: July 8 - 12, 2019
How Much: $390
The Rock Eagle 4-H center encompasses 1,400 acres of land and includes a 110 acre eagle-shaped lake and a historic Native American effigy in the shape of an eagle. Classes such as archery, zip line, canoeing, wall climbing, native lore and sailing give campers new experiences and entertainment. Trained by the camps environmental education staff, counselors lead classes in lake ecology, herpetology and entomology in hands-on ways. In HOP (Health’s Our Pledge) classes, campers learn healthy eating and exercising habits by creating their own delicious smoothies and playing active games. There is also plenty of time built in to enjoy the center, which offers two huge swimming pools, a water slide and a putt-putt course.
How Do I Sign Up?
We are still accepting camp registrations. Please come by the office to register for 2017 Cloverleaf Camp. If you have questions, call us at 576-3219.
To watch the 4-H camp video, go to https://tinyurl.com/RockEagle2018 and click on the Rock Eagle Camp Video. It plays with Windows Media Player.
- Code of Conduct and Medical Information and Release Form
- 5th grade class selection sheet
- What to Pack
- 4-H Camp Dress Guidelines
- 2019 Clover Camp - Parent Orientation Information (coming soon)
We need adult volunteers to come to camp. If you are interested, please call complete the Volunteer Screening Application and turn it in or fax it to the 4-H office.
Camps for Military Kids
Operation Purple Camp
Military Families experiencing deployment that have children ages 10 - 12 are eligible to apply for Georgia 4-H Operation Military Kids Operation Purple Camp. Information will be posted closer to summer 2019.
Georgia Operation: Military Kids (Georgia OMK) is offering many fun and exciting camping opportunities this summer for military youth. More than 150 military kids took advantage of three camps last summer. One parent said "My son really enjoyed camp! He came home telling us about how much fun and exciting things he did, saw, and learned. I really appreciate camps and programs like these for our military kids." OMK camps are provided at minimal cost through funding from The Office of The Secretary of Defense. Many summer camps are free of charge to any youth who is a dependent of a Service Member in the Active, Reserve, or Guard Component. These programs are open to all service branches. Transportation to and from the camps are the responsibility of the campers parent or guardian. For more information on specific summer camping opportunities please visit the Georgia OMK website or call Georgia OMK Coordinator at (706) 542-4444.
Who: Junior 4-H'ers (7th and 8th graders)
When: June 17 - 21, 2019
How Much: $370
Junior campers will attend camp at Camp Jekyll. Camp fees will cover the cost of Summer Waves waterpark, boat tour, Georgia Sea Turtle Center, bicycles, and more. The cost of camp may include transportation, possibly with another county. Additional cost may be added if the camp schedule or transportation change.
- 2019 Camp Brochure
- Junior Camp Website (Coming Soon)
- 2019 Junior Camp - Video (Coming Soon)
Marine Resource Camp
Who: Current 6th- 8th graders
Where: Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island, Ga
When: July 15th – 19th, 2019
How Much: $350
Attendees will enjoy Tybee Island with paddle boarding/kayaking excursion, marsh trawl, shark dissection, and other activities. Cost of camp does not include transportation. Additional cost may be added if the camp schedule or transportation change.
Visit this link for more information http://burton4h.org/camp/Marine_Resources_Camp.html
Who: Senior 4-H'ers (9th -12th graders)
Where: Rock Eagle 4-H Center – Eatonton, GA
When: May 27th – 31st, 2019
How Much: $365
Senior 4-H members will enjoy the opportunity to camp at Rock Eagle. Campers will learn more about the camp counselor experience and enjoy special trips outside the camping center.
Cost includes special Memorial Day celebration, street dance and pool party, trip to UGA campus for two classes/workshops, on-campus dining, escape room, rocket race, and community service projects.
Cost is $365 and does not include transportation to Rock Eagle.
- 2019 Senior Camp Brochure (coming soon)
- Senior what to pack list